Wisdom//

Maximize Your Self-Worth

How to really love yourself.


You can have all the confidence in the world, but if you don’t think you’re worthy of success, it won’t happen.

How many times have you said to yourself,

“I’ll start my business when…” or

“I’ll be ready to pursue my passion when…” or

“I can allow myself to [be creative, quit my job, tell that f***er off] when…”

What if you embraced the fact that YOU ARE WORTHY NOW?

Freak you out a little? That’s OK. It freaks out a lot of us. Here’s something to try…

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Write out, draw or collage a few statements of “I’ll be worthy when…” THEN

Cross out and rewrite, or write over each statement or drawing, “I am worthy now.”

The very act of crossing out your feelings of unworthiness and replacing them with the statement of “I am worthy now” is very powerful. When I first did this exercise, I started to weep. I still have to do it every so often.

I also remind myself of my own worth almost every day. In addition to writing down at least three things that I’m grateful for, I write down at least one way I added value to someone that day. Every so often, I go back and review these — and realize how valuable I really am.

Your light is too bright to be confined in the cage of your self-doubt. Post your work in the responses below, and let me how it made you feel.


Originally published at www.barbarabellissimo.com.

Originally published at medium.com

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