Q&A #3 – “I Feel Like I’m Not Good Enough, How Can I Overcome This Constant Feeling Of Inadequacy?”

by | Feb 4, 2024 | Advice Column

It’s completely normal to compare yourself to others, especially in today’s world where social media often portrays a highlight reel of people’s lives. However, it’s essential to recognize that everyone has their own unique strengths and weaknesses. Instead of focusing solely on what others have or can do, try to shift your perspective inward. Take some time to reflect on your own accomplishments, talents, and the progress you’ve made. Celebrate your successes, no matter how small they may seem. Remember that growth and improvement take time, and it’s okay to not have everything figured out right away. Set realistic goals for yourself and break them down into manageable steps. Surround yourself with supportive friends and family who appreciate you for who you are. Practice self-compassion and treat yourself with kindness, just as you would a close friend going through a tough time. Overcoming feelings of inadequacy is a journey, but with patience, self-reflection, and perseverance, you can learn to embrace your uniqueness and value your worth. 


About Jennifer Dhillon

I get excited about getting people together to think about and create solutions to tackle life’s biggest challenges. For me, the stressors of life can be used to encourage us and challenge us to change, or can drag us down and defeat us. I’d like to find out how to transform the energy of stress into the power of resilience.


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