Monday, August 22, 2016

Do You Really Need Another Course in Self Confidence? Maybe...

By Richard Kent Matthews 

The number one block to all of your goals is not fear. It's self pity.

You know the excuses. 

  • Rough childhood
  • No talent
  • Bad mother
  • Bad religious upbringing
  • Mean teachers
  • Abusive spouse
  • Bullies
  • Lack of education
And the list can go on and on.

But here's the truth. As long as you let excuses stand in your way, as long as you allow self pity to control you, you won't move forward. You will stand still. And eventually rot.

Harsh? Maybe. But sometimes we need to be hoisted off our butts by a little rough news. And the news is, you don't have to remain where you are. Self pity is just a bad habit. A little more self esteem, just a little, and you will begin the journey out of that habit and into new ones. 

So, after going over a number of sites about self esteem, I found this one, with 22 points, that I think might be of great value to you. Check it out. If it doesn't fit your tastes or needs, dump it and move on.

But remember this: No matter what you do or don't do, self pity, left unchecked, will remain the major obstacle to achieving whatever it is you are seeking, including that new job.

Self confidence is the target.