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Side Chat: “I’m not enough” vs. “I’m too much”

not enough

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We doubt there’s a person on earth (well, maybe excluding the sociopaths who walk among us) that doesn’t feel that they’re either “too much” or “not enough.”

You know what we’re talking about:

“You’re too quiet. You’re not interesting enough. You’re too weird. You’re too intense. You’re not attractive enough.”

We’ve all got a silent-but-insistent inner monologue that’s terrified we aren’t EXACTLY who we need to be in order to be liked, loved, and respected.

In this month’s Side Chat, we’re coming at this from opposite ends of the spectrum and meeting in the middle:

Kristen shares …

How to tell the difference between self-loathing & tough love

self-loathing

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I once knew somebody who was excellent at deluding herself.

Her M.O. was to spend many thousands of dollars every year (money she certainly didn’t have) on courses and personal development programs and fancy wellness retreats in Europe.

What was pretty genius was that it was easy to justify pulling out the credit card for these things because, on the surface, they all looked like really positive, empowering, self-loving investments. But she often came back without much to show for her investment, and she’d quickly jump into the nextpricey course or event.

So … is that the …