It can be tempting to punish oneself for not living up to one’s own expectations – but is it the best strategy?
Drawing of a woman who fired herself from not performing
Text and drawing by Frits Ahlefeldt
It is a classic, hitting yourself for not getting the results you wanted
Keywords: self critic, destructive thinking patterns, perfectionism, conflict, hiking, hiker woman, trail life, psychology, museum of psychology,
About Museum of Psychology – Visualizing psychology
We understand reality at least through a combination of impressions, metaphors, images, stories and experiences. But also through our dreams, understandings, feelings, music, walk of life, directions, expectations, relations… and much more.
Much of this have in common that we can somehow sketch up maps and drawings of these places, trails and situations. Here on Museum of Psychology I (Frits Ahlefeldt) am drawing up a slowly growing map of our many landscapes of understanding.