Recently, in my quiet times and from those that I allow to speak into my life in the role of teacher, I have been reminded to replace critical self talk with more positive words.
Many a tea bag has offered me proverbs on thinking better thoughts toward myself.
Writers often self flagellate.
According to the Free Dictionary by Farlex:
1. The act of severely criticizing oneself.
2. The act of punishing oneself.
Today, I would like to give you permission to make a list of all the things you like about yourself and your writing.
And next time, buy the tea bags with good things to say on the bag tag.
Life is too short not to giggle a time or two a day!