Could you kill your inner cynic?

03 Jan 2009

A couple of weeks ago I attended a networking event.  The keynotes speaker was a macho captain of industry.  One statement he made stuck in my mind, namely: “You have to kill your inner cynic, in order to achieve great things.”   

He was, of course, speaking specifically about an attitude to success and achievement, and he was using the aggressive language of the corporate battlefield.  Still, I believe he was spot on.

Put simply, all of us have at least one inner cynic.  That’s the voice that says you will never be good enough, or lovable enough, or clever enough or…   

Your abusive partner may well not have been the first person to say those things, but he is most likely the person who has carved them on your heart and your spirit.   

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Annie Kaszina, international Emotional Abuse Recovery specialist and award-winning author of 3 books designed to help women recognise and heal from toxic relationships so that they can build healthy, lasting relationships with the perfect partner for them, blogs about all aspects of abuse, understanding Narcissists and how to avoid them and building strong self-worth. To receive Annie’s blog direct to your Inbox just leave your details here.

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