“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

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