168: Being Hard On Yourself Is Not How To Stay Accountable

Accountability is really important for motivating yourself and holding yourself to things, but if you’re using shame, guilt, negative self-talk or self-criticism as a motivator, that isn’t the right way to keep yourself accountable. In this episode, we’re talking about how easy it is to to fall into a habit of berating ourselves if we’ve let some of our good habits slip or we’re not where we want to be with a goal or a project, but self-criticism isn’t going to make us (or you!) feel any more motivated to keep going. Holding yourself accountable, especially when life gets busy, means being compassionate and gentle accountability.

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