|Author Hannah Braime gives some tips on how to do that in her |
article: "4 Ways to Use Journaling to Calm Your Inner Critic."
I wanted to post it to my blog so I can have it for reference.
Below is a dialogue tip by Braime and the link to her article.
One quick tip centers around dialogue.
"Start by asking your inner critic to tell you more about a particular statement it made recently, or with a more general dialogue about your feelings. The aim of this is to start a constructive conversation that helps you understand and even empathize with your inner critic’s motivations.
When I realized that my inner critic was trying to protect me from the criticism of specific childhood figures—people I’m not around anymore—it was a lot easier to understand, accept, and reassure the critic. Consequently, the critic’s words became less powerful."