“Anything worth doing is worth doing poorly.”
Make this 1/5 of your approach to lower anxiety? Don’t let need for perfection get in the way of doing something okay the first time, kinda okay the next three times, then working toward doing it well.
“Don’t always believe what you think.” Positive thinking, and behavior, takes practice. We’re carving new neuro-pathways.
The younger the client, the more therapy is interactive. The first time we do something, or talk openly about how we feel, it may feel awkward. The 19th time will come much easier.