Fan me on FB: http://facebook.com/jodiamanloveFollow me on twitter: http://twitter.com/jodiamanFind out about my online anxiety recovery programs:http://givefeartheboot.comhttp://givefearthebootkids.comRead summary of this podcast at http://jodiaman.com/silence-inner-cri... and add to the discussion! Read the transcription of this podcast here: http://jodiaman.tumblr.com/post/13307...Do you have that inner critic that is just driving you crazy every day? “You can't do this. They're not going to like you. You can't handle it.” Does this sound familiar? This kind of berating is going through our minds all the time. It’s not helping us in this world. This is so awful. Can you imagine if somebody else was saying that to you? You can silence your inner critic. It just takes a little bit of discipline and practice. When that critic comes into your mind, expect it. When you start to doubt and judge yourself negatively, expect it and have some compassion for yourself. We all want some understanding and validation. If we don't have validation, we hold on to things really tightly. If we give ourselves that validation, we can let it go really easily. I've always tried to get validation from other people. Then, I realized I could just validate myself by giving myself some compassion.Our life is about what we pay attention to, so if you want to shine, focus on paying attention to the things that help you do that. Thank you so much for listening!