“Everything that happens to you is a reflection of what you believe about yourself. We cannot outperform our level of self-esteem. We cannot draw to ourselves more than we think we are worth.” Iyanla Vanzant
We are so caught up in how others see us and what they think. People practically take a poll of their friends before making a decision. It is like we consciously choose to give our power away to other people. We don’t even seem to know we are powerful.
I have been trying to pay attention to the many messages we give our children about their self value. Most parents are clear on the need, during discussions about self-esteem, as to how it works BUT how many actually have that conversation? And how do our actions support or contradict what is said? Children learn by example. Continue reading