Stop Dragging Your Confidence Through the Mud

Adrian S. Potter
2 min readMay 15, 2022

Choose a cleaner approach.

Photo by Eleanor Jane:

Sometimes, during the heat of life’s battles, I say nasty things. To myself. About myself.

If I send an email with an obvious typo, I may call myself a dumbass. Or worse.

Or if I blow an easy layup playing pickup basketball, I mutter vile things about my ability under my breath, despite having made a litany…

Adrian S. Potter

Antisocial Extrovert · Writer and Poet, Engineer, Consultant, Public Speaker · Writing about self-improvement, gratitude, and creativity ·