Being bold is a reflection of our self esteem. Our worth. One can create a public persona, however, the realities oof of the personal persona will shine through.
What we talk about to ourself becomes our reality. Last week I was going to post something witty on Facebook. I stopped in mid-stream if you will, for the simple reason that I did not need validation from anyone other than myself. I realized posting on facebook only to review often the number of likes and comments was really about validation. Meaning I was seeking resources outside of myself to define my self worth. In a Psychology Today article writes Dr. Leon Seltzer:
“I regularly tell my therapy clients that if they genuinely want to improve their self-esteem, they need to explore what parts of themselves they’re not yet able to accept. For, ultimately, liking ourselves more (or getting on better terms with ourselves) has mostly to do with self-acceptance.” Thank you for sharing below.
Writes Tess Marshall in Pick Your Brain:
Get comfortable in your own skin. Accept who you are and live it. Don’t worry about fitting in. Don’t imitate others. Don’t try to please anyone. You’re incomparable and unrepeatable.
If you want to be something, be authentic, uncommon, extraordinary, honest and trustworthy. Push the envelope.
Think of your past successes. Write them down in your journal. Pinpoint your strengths that have helped you get where you are today.
Get into the feeling of success and believe it in every cell of your body. Set your soul on fire.[…]
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Jim Woods is a competitive strategy and performance coach and founder of InnoThink Group a management consulting firm located in Colorado Springs, CO. where he serves as president. His firm contracts with experienced consultants from firms such as Bain, Accenture and Mckinsey.
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