Why do most of us have an inner critic, a negative inner voice that keeps us from being creative and trying new things?
In this week’s podcast, Shut Your Monkey author and host Danny Gregory talks with psychologist Dr. Robyn Cooper to uncover Whthe psychological sources of our negative inner voices, shedding light on their origins and exposing them as historical, but not necessarily honest. Dr. Cooper also shares a simple set of questions that will help you make positive and lasting change.
Monkey Tale: Monkeys are excellent mimics—just ask Rosie, who wanted to be an artist, but whose monkey echoes the voices of her parents telling her she wasn’t good enough and to get a “real” job. Hear how she used a watercolor brush as a weapon against her monkey.
What’s your experience with your monkey? How has it affected you, and how have you overcome it? Record your Monkey Tale at dannygregory.com/monkey.
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