Low esteem is a condition, a habit of acceptance, which arises from the mental picture you have of yourself. Like the old cliché . . . ‘Do you see the glass half-full or half-empty,’ when a person is enveloped in low self-esteem the glass is always ½ empty! And it is hard to ‘lift yourself up’ and out of that condition. More often, because you have allowed yourself to accept less expectations of yourself; those low expectations (and perhaps not even meeting those) turn full circle; dropping your self-esteem ever further.
If you have embraced this condition of low self-esteem, you have established it as a habit. And, it is a BAD habit! We are all creatures of our habits but this habit leads to inertia . . . and it breeds another habit: the habit of failure! So time to … Read More »
Excerpt from Jan’s Speaker Workshop at the D.S.A Conference in Phoenix, 2013.