Do you have stinking thinking?

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I think that it’s crazy how we limit ourselves with the negative self-talk that we do. Phrases like, “I could never…” or “If I was as smart as…”

One question for you: WHO LABELED YOU? Who was the dumb person that convinced you that you could never be nothing or amount to anything?

Self-esteem is something that can be developed by you. Change your attitude today. Change your outlook on life. Write down your dreams and visions. Discover your talents. Get out there and make it happen!

Here are some 6 tips to help you raise your self-esteem:
1. Don’t compare yourself to anyone else.
2. Hang out with positive people.
3. Accept compliments and don’t knock them down.
4. Forgive yourself for things that you have done in the past.
5. Make a list of all your positive attributes.
6. Stop criticizing yourself.

Looking for feedback here. If there was one piece of advice that you could give to someone who was struggling with self esteem issues, what would it be?

Motivation. How to keep it?

As we know life delivers so many ups and downs. Each day is completely different from the next. Some days everything goes absolutely great and others you probably feel like you wish you never had gotten out of bed.

How do you keep going in this crazy world? What helps you keep one foot in front of the other? Is it your faith, your spouse, your children, career?

Personally, I’m motivated by my faith in God, my family and my will to succeed. Just opening my eyes each day lets me know that my life has purpose. I’ve told my sons countless times that the alarm clock did not wake you up this morning. God woke you up this morning. That’s motivation enough!

Today, would be a great day to stop and think about this subject. Grab a piece a paper and journal out your thoughts. Put down what motivates you. Hang it up somewhere that is always visible. Reflect on it constantly. Then the next time you have a bad day, that day won’t be so bad after all.

The irony of you being called normal

What’s the definition of normal?
How can it be defined?
Who has the power to hold you and keep you confined?
Why would you let someone label you; are you out of your mind?
When will you break out of their mold?
When will you break free?
Shatter the glass ceiling and be who you are called to be.

Many people struggle today with not knowing how to take the first step on reaching their goals and achieving their dreams. It will never get done if you suffer from peer pressure. You are a walking bomb if you keep everything bottled up inside of you. Experience the freedom today of being abnormal.

Abnormal people get out there and take a risk. Abnormal people don’t care about what others might think. Abnormal people want to use make good on the gifts and talents that they have. Abnormal people aren’t scared of falling because they know they can get back up again and start over.

Abnormal? Definition: deviating from what is normal or usual. What would you rather be? Normal or abnormal?