Be awake! Be alert! Do not be fooled by anyone! This includes the monologues from IC, MM and G*!
They are said in many ways: slowly, quietly, loudly, persuasively, somatically, clipped, authoritatively, wisely…even happily!
Yet no matter how they are said…
Remember to Be awake! Be alert! Do not be fooled by anyone!
Here are a few to be aware of…
You just aren’t good enough yet.
This is another one of your follies.
You are out of your league.
Who do you think you are, anyway?
There is no way you can succeed.
You are too old. You are too young. You are just too much!
You don’t know how to do this.
What if _________ happens?
You need to wait until __________.
You tried before and it didn’t work.
You’ve abstained from _______, now you deserve to have just a little. One (drink, toke, dose, bite) won’t hurt. Go for it!
Being awake and alert are the first steps…more to follow on Friday!
*IC = Inner Critic
*MM = Monkey Mind
*G = Gremlin
Remember: No guts, no glory!