124 I7 Negative Emotion – Inadequate



Not adequate; lacking the quality or quantity required; insufficient for a purpose.

Unable to deal with a situation or with life:

Practical Tips

  1. Know that not everything is in our control, so deal with the situation as far as it is possible.
  2. Strive to be the best you can be.
  3. Let go of the feelings that drag you down and fill your head space with positive aspirations.

Beliefs and Affirmations

My feelings of inadequacy push me to strive for better results.


(How to make it very HARD to feel the negative emotion)

The only time I will allow myself to feel………………Inadequate, is when I know I haven’t tried my best.

Example Challenges

The car has broken down and I’m due at a business meeting in 30 minutes!   (DC011)

DC141 I don’t know how to build up a rapport at business networking events, therefore I don’t go and I need to.


“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most.”
– Nelson Mandela