We all have a higher self and a lower self.
At any given time, we can feel usually one these two states:
- Higher self: Courageous, resourceful, confident, powerful, hi self-esteem. If you feel this way, you’re likely going to take better actions, and you’re more likely to execute it.
- Lower self: Fearful, discouraged, helpless, depressed, timid and nervous. Depending on how much work you’ve done on yourself, this can creep up a lot.
We can go from one to the other in an instant. We can go from high confidence to low. You see the best athletes in the world doing this when they fall apart at the free throw line.
Here is a clip of me talking about this topic in detail earlier this year as a featured speaker at a marketing conference…