Are you feeling unhappy or discontent with who you are?  Do you feel that you could have achieved more in your life?  Do you wish that your life was taking a different direction than the one you are taking?

I believe, from time to time, we all feel that way, I know I do.  (We are only human after all!!)  There are going to be days when doing your best just does not seem good enough to you – but what if your best is really just fine?

I have discovered, that when you spend time in self-reflection, it helps you in coming to terms with who you are as a person, and recognize who you truly are on the inside.  Self-reflection can really help you come to understand what an awesome woman you really are!  You are a totally unique and special woman!   Your own personality traits, characteristics and talents when combined together make you who you are.   No one else could ever take your unique place in this world.

 

 

 

Accept Yourself

 

Accepting yourself for who you truly are can help boost your self-confidence.  It will also help you take advantage of your inborn skills, for your own benefit and that of others around you.

Consider these things the next time you feel that you do not have what it takes to create the life you want for yourself:

Know that you are special. It’s important that you look at the woman that you are as a beautiful creation.  You weren’t made this way by mistake. Your beliefs, likes, and dislikes are all part of your unique design.

Look at the bright side.  I bet there are times when you feel that someone else’s situation is better than yours; because they have more, they appear to be happier, or seem better off than you.  However, if you take just a moment to look at the circumstances of others who are “less blessed” than you are, you’ll realize that there is actually a bright side to your life.

For example, do you know anyone who couldn’t find work for so long that they’ve given up on it?  Is there anyone around you who’s suffering the pain of losing a loved one?  When was the last time you noticed how many homeless people live under the bridges and culverts?

Consider your accomplishments. Throughout your life, you’ve probably achieved lots of things, both personally and professionally. Remember that the woman who made those accomplishments is you – you did it with your own strength, abilities and sensibilities.

You’re a winner in your own right by the merit of what you have accomplished, and no one can take those victories away from you.

Avoid underestimating yourself. One important factor that may be causing you to feel less than happy with who you are and where you are in life is the fact that you may be underestimating yourself. It’s possible that you don’t have what you want because you haven’t really tried to get it?

Instead of wishing you had what somebody else has, why not put some thought into how you can achieve your goals.  Make a detailed plan of achievable steps to get what you want.

Stop and consider that there’s really nothing separating you from your goals because you have what it takes to work towards it.  You were uniquely created with the talents and skills to have a fulfilling life. However, remember that what you put in is also what you get out.

In other words, you can create and design the life you want for yourself.  You just have to believe in yourself and you can make it happen.

 

Remember:

 

You Are Special!

There is a Bright Side!

You Are Accomplished!

Stop Underestimating Yourself!

 

 Your turn…

 

In what ways have you struggled with accepting yourself?  What do you think it would take to see yourself differently? Please leave a comment below and share your struggles and/or accomplishments with us.

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