I don’t have a degree, I’m not smart enough, I have no friends, I can’t sustain a
relationship, I’m not pretty enough, I’m fat, I’m too old etc, etc, etc
Is this the self talk that goes on in your head?
What else do you say to yourself?
Really think about this, how do you speak to yourself in your head? Would you
speak to someone else like that?
Chances are you would not so if you wouldn’t speak to another person
disrespectfully, why do you do it to yourself?
Perhaps you believe you are not worthy of respect and courtesy?
You may be thinking that you don’t believe that at all but if you’re speaking badly
to yourself, then, sadly, you do.
Unfortunately it’s a fact that many people treat themselves appallingly –
they feed their bodies junk, they speak badly to themselves, they don’t get fresh air
and exercise, they don’t do anything that brings them joy.
No wonder the vast majority of the population feels lethargic and depressed!
They wallow around in misery and negativity, never realizing their true potential,
never finding out how wonderful they really are.
We all have within us the power to create amazing lives of joy, passion and
All it takes is to believe that it’s true and then to TAKE MASSIVE ACTION to get
Low self esteem is learned from our environment and upbringing. I believe most
parents do the best they can with what they have but if they’ve been brought up
with limiting beliefs and mindsets of lack, how can they do things differently
from their own parents? How do we overcome negative programming from our
I’ve mentioned in previous posts that I was brought up with a very negative
mindset and of course, I dutifully passed it onto my own children. Now things
are very different for me – I made the decision to change and I have.
I took the action required to reprogram my unconscious mind with positive and
empowering beliefs and emotions and the rewards are clear to see in my life today.
I did this by training in Life Coaching and NLP and I continue to push myself to be
better by having ongoing Life Coaching and NLP from another coach. This keeps
me motivated and setting the bar higher all the time. This, in turn, keeps giving
me better results – in my business and in my personal life.