- Accept yourself for who you are and love yourself. You must learn to look in the mirror and love what you see, the image of who you are. Loving yourself is the first step towards happiness.
- Make peace with your past. Forgive those who need to be forgiven. Cut ties with those who cares nothing about your happiness. Surround yourself with positive, uplifting people who motivate and inspire you.
- Do not harbor bitterness or resentment in your heart towards anyone because in the end it will stifle your inner growth and peace of mind.
- Be kind to yourself. Pamper yourself every once in a while. Do something that makes you happy and make it all about you, you deserve it.
- Learn to say no. Remember that you are not here to save the world, so do not take on more than you can handle because you might not want to displease someone. You are never going to be able to please everyone or be everything for everyone. You must be able to say no and feel no guilt about doing so
In your quest for success, you may encounter failure. Do not allow it to deter you. Keep trying. You will get there!
Shift Your Focus
If you are intent on achieving success, do not focus on the ones who tried and fail. Instead try to learn from the ones who have already achieved success.
Never allow anyone to make you feel inferior. In a world where you are judged not for who you are but for how you look, maintain your authenticity. Never allow anyone to place you in a little box and tell you that is where you were meant to be. Heights are for everyone who work to get there, so rise and keep on rising.
“Be careful what you set your heart upon or you will surely have it.” I have found that there is some truth to this quote. You can apply it to your life as a tool of empowerment. Think about what you want to achieve in life. What is your greatest desire. What it it that you yearn for? Set your heart upon that think or things. Never lose focus on those things you desire the most and you will see a manifestation of them in your life.
One of the most important steps towards empowerment is having a reasonable belief in yourself and your abilities. Self-confidence plays a key role in your growth and development as an individual.
One of the main reasons people fail to evolve and grow is due to a lack of self confidence. It is not for a lack of strength. As individuals we all have our weak moments. Confidence is believing that in spite of what you might come up against you will overcome and achieve success.
Create a vision for your life and do not allow your environment, the people around you or past circumstance determine how you execute your dream. Stay focused. Ever so often rather than staying focused on what is important people allow naysayers to cause them to question their judgment and as a result lose confidence. One key element in achieving success is believing that it is possible. We all have something to offer the world. Your contribution is important. Challenge yourself to reach for the stars.
Getting motivated and staying motivated is often difficult. There are times when you may feel like giving up. But remember that the ones who achieve success are the ones who didn’t quit when the going got tough. If you surround yourself with people who only have hard luck stories to share you will become disheartened. It is therefore important to have in your circle positive people who will encourage you and help you up when you feel you are slipping.
We live in an ever changing world yet many people are afraid of change. However change is often necessary as you begin to climb that mountain that will get you to success. The path will not always be clear. You will encounter change in your personal development. Your circle of friends may change. Your priorities and the way you do things may change. Change is an inevitable part of your growth. Don’t fight change, instead embrace it.