Build “Genuine” Self-Esteem and Live Life on Your Terms
One of the most crucial aspects of developing a positive perspective is to feel proud of who you are and the way you live your life, by accessing and expressing the aspects of yourself that make you a unique human being. However, so many of us lack the necessary self-esteem to pursue our goals or even to function effectively in our day to day lives. Often without realizing it, we become our own worst enemy by living based on “shoulds” and by conforming to what we think others expect of us. This imposes a tremendous burden on us and buries our “true selves” under a façade of self-deception that we constantly seek to protect. One can overcome these seemingly insurmountable obstacles and live life to its fullest, by learning to behave in a manner that is a natural expression of your inner core and remain in control of your destiny. It is within your grasp to achieve a genuine sense of confidence and efficacy that empowers you to pursue your aspirations, reach higher levels of self-actualization and ultimately derive more enjoyment out of life.
You can learn to:
- Discover the inner core that defines you and create a vision of your “ideal self.”
- Assume a proactive stance for living in accordance with the “real you.”*
- Identify the key components of yourself that are most essential to facilitate an increased sense of “genuine” pride.
- Outline a specific plan to experiment freely with new behaviors that are guided by your passions.