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I have an inner voice that let’s me know when I did something wrong or I failed to do the right thing. I hate it! How do I stop it.
Example, I’ve been walking twice a day without fail for about 3 weeks now. It’s hard. Many days I say I don’t feel like going but I push myself regardless. This morning I didn’t go and I feel guilty. I didn’t sleep well, my stomach hurt, and I just was not up to walking. I went out tonight, did 34 minutes and I still feel like I should have gone this morning!
And then there’s my writing. Guilt sets in when I don’t meet my goals. I wish I could simply brush it off. That’s not easy.
So, any advice? How do you deal with guilt?