What Stories Do You Tell Yourself?

What stories do you tell yourself that get in the way?

I tell myself I have a bad memory, and I don’t understand physics. My partner’s sister says she’s not good with hand-eye coordination.

What about stories we tell ourselves as a social group? I hear often that once you have kids your life is over. Or (my personal favorite) you might hear bachelor-grooms say “this is my last night as a free man.”

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"I like to explore the intersection between emotion and business in the public-profit world. I have observed a natural tension in this space which leads to juicy and provocative conversations. I try to remain detached, stay open-minded, and play devil's advocate to seek and speak the truth."

TheEmoBiz lives in the forest with a spouse, toddler, and dog, has been working in business for over a decade, has a daily spiritual practice, and comes from a family of writers. Follow @TheEmoBiz on Medium and Twitter.
 

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Stephanie Staidle, founder of The Right Brain Academy, is a licensed art therapist and life performance coach who works with individuals to unlock their highest potential by tapping into an underused resource called right-brain thinking. Using techniques based in neuroscience, her methodology gets you UNSTUCK and moving in the best direction to make the changes you need to create a life of fulfillment and abundance, fast. Stephanie has been featured as an expert on NBC, Tedx, and has led full workshops at SXSW 2014 in Austin, TX and SXSW V2V 2015 in Las Vegas. Get her complimentary 3-part video training series HERE and learn scientifically proven methods to train your brain for success.

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man looking at reflection in cracked wet mirror.
11/28/2016
What stories do you tell yourself that get in the way? I tell myself I have a bad memory, and I don’t understand physics. My partner’s sister says she’s not good with hand-eye coordination... read more
253493_6859
07/06/2014
Often, when we are facing a challenge, we evaluate our abilities and size up the problem to see if we are a match for the task at hand. The funny thing about humans, is we usually start with... read more