By Kate Ahern, Esq.
If you ever think…
They’re smarter than me.
I wish I was that put together.
I wish I was that confident.
… Let’s do something about that.
First and foremost, you are not alone! The good news is that small “resets” of perspective have been proven to go an incredibly long way toward overall mental balance and well-being. We are, at our core, creatures of habit. The internal negative narratives that we tell ourselves in these moments are habitual. In order to break habitual behavior, you can train yourself to respond to insecurities in a new way. You can create new, healthier habits.
The power of positive thinking is not a new concept. But if you are struggling to break your negative thought patterns, this “cheat sheet” is an effective, easy starting point. View the cheat sheet here:
When these suggested new reactions become your habitual response to ugly thoughts, you’ll be able to correct and dismiss them with virtually no effort or brainpower wasted. Your confidence and mental health will thank you for it!
Our amazing client, attorney Kate Ahern runs Unfrazzle and Shine, a website and community that helps overwhelmed, overachieving women who don’t have enough time to get everything done. She is committed to empowering women in the workplace. By day, Kate serves as Director of Roger Williams University School of Law’s Business Start-up Clinic which serves nonprofit and small business clients. She is a recipient of the Providence Business News Forty Under 40 Award, the RI Women’s Bar Association’s Ada Sawyer Award, and has also been named a Super Lawyers Rising Star. You can reach Kate here.