You need to cut it out with the following phrases (and I quote):
“You don’t really think anyone is interested in what you have to say/do/write. Do you?”
“You aren’t good enough.”
“People are going to be so disappointed in you.”
“Remember that negative thing so-and-so said about you? Yeah. Just keep that on replay.”
“You are worthless.”
“Who do you think you are?”
“That other person is better/skinnier/more talented/a better mom/wife/housekeeper/person than you. You will never be as good as she is.”
“You are unloved.”
You are toxic as aspartame with a shot of hydrogenated oil. And double deadly.
So, hush up.
Let me tell you something, I don’t live for your approval. I know my worth in Christ. So, let me address some of your mean and nasty discouragements:
Now, enough of your babbling. Hush up.
I’ve got work to do.