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4 Ways Criticizing Yourself Harms Decision-Making

self-critical is that many people don’t understand the difference between constructive and destructive criticism.Most people cross that fine line between being critical and falling into a negative mindset. Instead of acknowledging what they could fix, they end up beating themselves down for no reason.

Self-criticism sets unrealistically high standards. It makes people punish themselves when these standards are unmet.As those standards are unrealistic, they are not met more often than not, so they are derogatory quite often.

Psychologist Golan Shahar says that there are two main reasons why people become self-critical. Firstly, because of critical and punitive families.

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