How does anxiety feel like for you?
The inner critic: “you can’t”, “you’re not good enough”, you’re it.
I’ve been reading a string of articles lately on the PsychCentral’s website (here and here) about the inner critic and some ways in which to deal with it. The notion of an inner critic is not new; I remember (in my first week as a student interning at an art therapy non-profit in Texas), hearing my supervisor telling the children of a therapy group to listen to that voice inside that tells them they can’t draw nicely or that they’re not talented. She said “that’s your inner critic! And what do we do with it? We kick it out of the…