Episode 46: How To Transform Uncertainty, Procrastination, and Overthinking Into Positive Self-Talk
In this beautiful interview with Psychological Life Coach Rebecca Kimberley, we dive into reframing negative self-talk, inner criticism, procrastination, unhelpful thinking patterns, fear, limiting beliefs… plus, how to transform these into healing, self-kindness, positive inner talk and setting aligned goals for our lives.
Some of the highlights include:
🦋1:20 — How to practice self-kindness - what are the ways we can do this and how it helps our confidence?
🦋2:36 — Becoming more aware of “unhelpful thinking patterns” and looking at how you’re speaking to yourself, interpreting your reality and listening to the inner voice
🦋4:08 — The negative impact of using the word “should” and one super-simple step for reducing the pressure to always be doing or achieving more.
🦋7:23 — Where does procrastination really come from and why do we do it? Rebecca discusses how fear and failure can manifest as procrastination.
🦋8:40 — Women and the fear of being successful and shining their light
🦋10:18 — How to stop putting unrealistic and perfect expectations on yourself and start setting goals that make you feel powerful and connected.
🦋11:31 — Situations where procrastination can actually be useful
🦋12:43 — How can we protect our energy, wellbeing and boundaries during the current stressful climate?
🦋17:39 — Techniques for maintaining a consistent, devoted journalling practice.
🦋19:40 — Exploring intrusive thoughts and OCD and why journalling is not always a tool that helps with this
🦋21:41 — Discussing the anxiety-driven fear of loved ones getting sick/dying in the context of the COVID19 pandemic
🦋24:36 — How to take a step back when you are massively “triggered” and overthinking
🦋26:46 — Grounding techniques for anxiety
🦋31:27 — Why you need to stop making yourself uncomfortable to make other people comfortable and HOW to start the pathway to less people pleasing!
🦋32:24 — Why boundaries are one of the most radical forms of self-love
🦋33:40 — How to intuitively gauge whether you want to say YES or NO (and questions to guide you in decisions)
🦋37:24 — What are the key reasons we don’t reach goals? What stops us?
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