By: Pamela M. Joy
When you learn how to empower and motivate yourself, you take back control of your own emotions and your life! You don’t need pompoms and the false hype! Most people just need a little help in learning how to take a step back in order to see things from a different and more constructive perspective. Once you do, the natural byproduct is confidence, higher self esteem, strength and a strong inner knowing that you are in control of your own life!
Fleeting Motivation – The problem with “cheerleaders” and “motivators” is that they build up your confidence and motivation through manipulating your emotions. But, emotions are temporary and often fleeting. Once you hang up the phone, or the seminar is over, you’re then left with you own feelings of doubt and insecurity which begin creeping back to the surface. And, with no clear understanding of what’s causing those feelings and more importantly HOW you can change them yourself, you’re quickly right back where you started until you get the next temporary “fix” of inspiration or motivation.
The Root Cause – It’s not always easy to see yourself from an objective point of view. And it sometimes takes an outside person who’s not emotionally involved in the situation to help you see what’s really going on. The only way to change the results is to change what’s causing those results. Yeah, I know that sounds easy enough, but what if you honestly don’t know what’s causing the results? And, what if you have NO idea where to start, or how to even begin?
Weaknesses or Strengths – Everyone has certain things about themselves that they were taught to see as weaknesses, things that were not acceptable and need to be changed. What if you found a way of seeing those very things as not only acceptable, but as strengths instead of weaknesses? How might that change not only the way you see yourself, but also how you felt about yourself? In other words, this IS the cause (or lack thereof) of self esteem! You see, the truth is, every single “weakness” is really a strength in disguise!
A New Perspective – Every coin has two sides and the picture you see on it is determined by what angle you’re viewing it from. In other words, there’s more than one way to see the same thing. For example, someone who has been told from childhood that they talk too much and need to learn how to curb that part of their personality, could grow up to become a powerful public speaker. Someone who was taught to stop “tinkering” with things and taking them apart could grow up to become a famous inventor!
Empower Yourself – When you can start seeing ALL of you as being important and when you can learn how to utilize those “weaknesses” in a constructive way, you then start building yourself up instead of constantly tearing yourself down! But sometimes it takes another objective perspective to help you see it that way. Once you do start seeing yourself in this way, you truly begin to empower yourself. You no longer need anyone else to motivate you because you are truly motivated by your own strength and power!
When you learn how to empower and motivate yourself, you take back control of your own emotions and your life! You don’t need pompoms and false hype! Most people just need a little help in learning how to take a step back in order to see things from a different and more constructive perspective. Once you do that, the natural byproduct is confidence, higher self esteem, strength and a strong inner knowing that you are in control of your life!
About the Author: Pamela M. Joy, Life Coach and Metaphysical Consultant – Life Coaching from a metaphysical perspective! – 434-263-4024 – http://www.kre8ivelady