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Guardian Masterclass: Tackle Your Inner Critic - SOLD OUT

  • The Guardian Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU (map)

Learn how to lessen the power of your inner critic, feel more confident, fulfil your potential and increase your resilience in this encouraging evening class.

Most of us are guilty of being harder on ourselves than we are on others. The things our inner critic tells us about our progress and worth are things we would never say to a friend - and this can have devastating effects on our personal and professional development. We are living in an epidemic of self-criticism; everyone suffers with it, even very successful people.

If you want to fulfil your potential and learn how to realise your self-worth, you will need to battle your inner critic - but this can be a daunting task; how do you shut off that negative voice?

Enter leading life coach Fiona Buckland, who has worked with organisations including the School of Life, the United Nations, Google and many more. In her evening class, she will show you how to break the vicious cycle of self-doubt and setbacks, providing you with skills and techniques that you can integrate into your everyday life.

You will come away feeling confident in your abilities to reduce the power of your inner critic, diminish negative self-talk, and with an increased connection to those inner resources that energise and inspire you into positive action - even in challenging times. You will also learn how to be more present, to notice your habits of negative thinking, and how to take action with courage and compassion so that you can be more positive, effective, resilient and successful in every aspect of your life.

Course content

  • Why we are so self-critical and out-of-touch with our ability to feel confident

  • How to develop greater confidence through self-awareness

  • Noticing negative thoughts and taking action to reduce them

  • Tuning your confidence through understanding what you stand for

  • How to reduce tendencies to avoid uncomfortable situations and thoughts

  • Spotting and reducing self-sabotage

  • Increasing resilience

Tutor profile

Fiona Buckland is a professional accredited Co-Active Life Coach and Embodied Facilitator. She counts world-leading tech and creative companies, corporations, arts and philanthropic organisations, academic institutions, and brands among her clients - as well as hubs for work, learning and play, including the School of LIfe, Viacom, Google, Twitter, Soho House and many more. She was a curator and coach for TEDx, and has been featured in the Guardian, the Independent, Red, Marie Claire, BBC and Psychologies magazine.

All Guardian Masterclasses are fully accessible - but please contact us if you have any queries or concerns.

Book your place here.

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