The 3 Biggest Lies Women Tell Themselves
Do you ever find you are telling yourself small lies? I know I have! ✋ we all do it from time to time. But there are some lies that women tend to say to themselves more often than not. Any guesses at what they are???
Today, I want to share with you three of the most common lies we, women, tell ourselves and how we can overcome these insecurities. Do these sound familiar?
I don't have enough time.
I'm not good enough.
I can't do it.
Sound familiar? Guess what?
They are not true! Every single one of them is false.
I Don’t Have Enough Time!
If you want to achieve something in life, you have to make time for it. You have to believe in yourself and your abilities. And you have to be willing to put in the hard work required to make it happen.
We all have the same 24 hours in a day.
We say we'll start tomorrow, next week, or after the holidays. But the truth is, we're always going to find excuses not to do things if we don't really want to do them.
We make time for what matters to us. period.
That’s it. Make that you can actually stick to and leave room for flexibility within that schedule. Life happens!
We also need to be able to say “no” and establish boundaries.
How many times have you agreed to do something, stretched yourself too thin, and felt like you got nothing done? Give yourself permission to focus on yourself and your goals.
If you're not happy with your life, it's up to you to change it. Making excuses is only going to keep you stuck where you are.
So stop lying to yourself and start living your best life TODAY!
I Am Not Good Enough
We tell ourselves this lie because we are afraid. We are scared of not having enough and of falling behind.
Fear of success is a real thing.
In essence, it is the fear of change. As humans, we fear the unknown, the uncontrollable. However, if we know one thing about life, change is constant throughout life.
The truth is that we have the ability to succeed.
The first step is to define what success means to you. This is different for everyone. What brings you joy? What are you passionate about? What is your “why”?
Finding your true purpose will help you create goals and the steps needed to accomplish those goals.
Therefore, your priorities and goals will change over time, and that is OKAY!
Create SMART Goals that can be measured and assess them regularly.
I Can't Do It.
This is the biggest lie that women tell themselves. We are capable of so much more than we give ourselves credit. We are strong, we are wise, and we are powerful.
The drive for perfection often hinders us from even starting a task. It is this desire that leads to inaction. If you’re like me–procrastination and I sometimes have a lot in common. Instead, stop telling yourself that you can't do it. You can do anything you set your mind to–no really YOU CAN.
Choose to believe in yourself and take action–one step at a time. By taking small steps, you leave little room for procrastination. As a result, you will get more done, learn from your mistakes, and grow happier, stronger, and more confident. And isn’t that the goal?
And just a reminder–ask for help.
Asking for help is a courageous act of self-compassion. It lets you off the hook for having all the answers. By admitting that you don’t know the answer allows you to find support in others which opens you up to new relationships and possibilities. This can lead to future collaboration and inspire more creativity and productivity. So choose to be brave my friend!
So Let’s Wrap Up
Don't let your fears hold you back any longer. Instead, start working towards your goals, make time to reach those goals, don’t fear success, and watch as your life changes for the better. Trust me; it will be worth it in the end.
Remember, you can make time, you are good enough, and you can do it!
Until next time…
✨ Light & Love