The Seventh Lesson - What You Think You Are Not
The Seventh Lesson – What you think your are not.
This a recent lesson, again ties into self-esteem. It’s not what you are that holds you back, but what you think you aren’t.Countless times throughout my life I have settled for less because of perceived lack. I wouldn’t pursue my dreams because I wasn’t smart enough, wasn’t good looking enough, wasn’t talented enough etc etc. How many times I have thought, I really like that girl, but wouldn’t ask her out. Instead I would list all the reasons why she wouldn’t go out with me, I am short, I don’t drive the right car, I am ugly, I don’t make 6 figures a year, etc etc. Not once will I highlight the good things about myself, only the things I think I am not. This pattern has held true in everything I do not just dating, but all areas of my life. Rarely has my focus been on my positive qualities – that I am a good man, that I am intelligent, that I am not ugly, I do make a good income, ( I am short though J ) But you catch my drift; my focus needs to be on the positives, not the perceived negatives.