QUOTE

“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

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Today’s Food For Thought.

Self Esteem

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