Imagine a rubber band, stretched between your vision for the future and your current reality. When pulled taut, the rubber band tightens, representing the tension between what is and what could be. What does this tension seek? It seeks resolution, or release.
To be esteemed is to be highly-regarded. People who live vibrant lives are always esteemed. They love God, their families, their callings and yes, themselves. An individual who has personal esteem radiates confidence, gives us hope and pours out love. One who lives a vibrant life understands that if he or she doesn’t have high regard for his or her own life, neither will anyone else.
People without confidence suffer more than people with confidence. That's because they're in a state of worry, anxiety and even self-loathing. They wonder: Am I worthy? Am I enough? Do I have what it takes? Look closely at these questions. Can they be answered? Of course they can. What's required is self-assessment. When faced with an opportunity that calls your skills, talents and gifts into question—leaving you less than confident—it’s time to take stock.
You’ve been given the gift of choice! Each and every day you wake up to a world chock-full of opportunities. Here’s a valuable tool from Nicole Greer, the Vibrant Coach, to help you discover the sweet spot where you are aware of your decisions, in control of your destiny, and making choices which result in the life you want.
The quality of your thinking becomes the quality of your life, so you need to stop and observe your thinking. When you think in terms of what's possible, light floods your mind with opportunities, illuminates connections and creates fusion between ideas and strategies, systems and the smarts needed to carry out ideas.
Do you long for more? Is something empty deep down inside? Do you long to be fulfilled? Of course you do; this is the human condition. Remember back in psychology class, when you studied Maslow's Hierarchy of needs? Here's a refresher…