“There’s no way you can finish this assignment in time. Don’t even bother starting.” Or, “Read the book by the end of the week?
Who are you kidding? No way!” When you trust these limiting beliefs, it may undermine your self-confidence, making you doubt you can do anything right.If you pause and think about it, though, your inner critic rarely tells the truth.
Those limiting beliefs are only a habitual way of thinking. One key to succeeding in high school (and in life) is challenging the voice in your head that limits you and your future accomplishments.