When you think of forgiveness, you probably think of forgiving others – letting go of feelings of anger and resentment towards someone who has wronged you as a way of healing and being able to look past an incident.
And if you’re doing something unconventional with your life, there is probably someone who could use a little forgiveness right now.
No, I’m not talking about the people close to you who don’t understand what you’re trying to accomplish and aren’t being as supportive as you’d like (although you’ll want to forgive them too – and then find people who will support you).
I’m talking about you.
We are our own worst critic. We internally berate ourselves every single day for not being enough, for not making as much progress as so-and-so, for wanting to take a day off to watch TV instead of working at our dream, for not having as much discipline, focus, and strength as we feel like we should.
No one is perfect, even though it might look that way from the outside. It’s okay that you’re not Wonder Woman or Superman. Learn to forgive yourself. Repeat as often as necessary.
When you’re not waging a silent war against your own mind, everything flows better.
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