Are self-worth issues and self-sabotage holding you back?
Whatever you’re not happy with about your life, it's important to know that you can turn it all around. People often have issues recognizing and internalizing their worthiness, especially women, due to the messages we've received since we were young. When we realize that we have what it takes to succeed and that we're worthy of succeeding, we can let go of the negative messages we have been carrying around with us, and switch to an attitude of self-love.
Whether you internalized these messages from home, school, or society it's important to let go of this mindset that could still be affecting you.
If you want to succeed as an entrepreneur and start your own business, whether it's as an independent contractor, consultant, coach, artist or musician, or salesperson, it's critical to let these go and step into your power – accept your worthiness now.
Wherever you go in life, your attitude and the vibes you emit make all the difference. With an attitude of worthiness, you're far more likely to get the results you desire, whether it's getting a job, getting a raise, starting a business or nonprofit, or even getting a date – and then a second date with the person of your dreams.
Worthiness is a mindset.
For some of us, it comes naturally, but for many of us, it takes a lot of practice. Reading books on the subject, developing your skills, meditating or working with a life, business, or transformational coach can make a big difference in reaching your goals. Millions of people turn to motivational coaches and teachers like Brene Brown, Michael B. Beckwith, Marianne Williamson, and Tony Robbins for a power boost to take them to the next level.
The feeling of worthiness – the feeling of being good enough, suitable, deserving – affects your ability to succeed. A sense of worthiness impacts every aspect of your life, your business, your career, and your relationships.
Empowerment Through a Mindset Reset
Whether you're about to make your pitch to a potential client, present your ideas at a staff or board meeting, or want to start presenting your ideas in larger forums, you are much more likely to make an impact if you give the impression that you belong – that you have a right to be there.
If you feel worthy, you're much more likely to get your asking price for the goods or services your offer. When you value yourself, others will too, and you can ask for a higher price.
Feeling worthy requires that we speak up when we know we're qualified for the job. Looking at obstacles straight on and knowing that you can conquer them because you've done it many times before.
Those who feel worthy are more likely to ask for and get a raise or a promotion, or the funding they're seeking when they meet with investors or donors.
Step into your worthiness because everything in life changes once you completely accept that you are worthy.
Feeling worthy is about believing in yourself, knowing you can keep your word, that you have integrity and will follow through on whatever you say you will deliver. Once you truly accept your worthiness it will come across to others. You will find it easier to present yourself to others in a way that they feel they trust and put their faith in you too.
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