Episode 201: Inner Critic or Inner Dickhead?

In this week's episode, I discover I'm actually married to a robot. Or possibly an android. Either way, I'm alarmed and confused, because Joe doesn't ever talk to himself. He has no inner dialogue. Which makes the inside of his head considerably calmer than the inside of mine. This week, we talk about the way we talk to ourselves, the negativity bias, and why we all ought to be a bit more bloody kind to ourselves. And each other.

Key Points

  • [0:50] Today is book launch day!!!
  • [2:30] Thank you so much for the support and the people who have been sharing on social media and emailing Vicky!
  • [10:00] Vicky talks to herself a lot, and how you talk to yourself determines the quality of your life.
  • [16:30] It takes five good deeds in a relationship to make up for one bad one.  
  • [18:05] Words shape our reality, which is why it’s so important to talk to yourself correctly.We shape our reality with the words that we use.
  • [22:20] There’s a difference between being arrogant and being proud of yourself.
  • [24:30] Are you about to say something mean to yourself? Would you say this to someone else? If you wouldn’t, then don’t say it to yourself.
  • [25:00] Vicky has written a lot of books, but this is her first time doing a book launch. Look for next week’s episode where she shares some of her takeaways on how to successfully execute one. 

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About Vicky...

Vicky Fraser is the founder of Moxie Books and author of How The Hell Do You Write A Book and Business For Superheroes. She helps business owners write life-changing books, connect with readers and new customers, and grow their businesses. When she's not doing that, she's hanging from a trapeze by her feet.

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