TIP 6: (Continued)
  1. The key is to eliminate defeatist self-talk by changing the wording. If your inner voice says, "I have no idea what I'm doing," replace that with, "I'm learning more everyday." If it says, "People think I don't deserve to have this job," replace that with, "I am earning their respect."

  2. When you feel stressed, release the pressure by cutting yourself some slack. An unrelenting barrage of negative self-talk can immobilize you.

    1. HINT:Your EAP can assure you that feeling fear and doubt is totally normal. Every supervisor experiences this kind of stress at some point. By choosing to fight the fear, seeing yourself fairly and focusing on what you can control, you will affirm your best self and proceed with vitality and enthusiasm.