So he just said ‘You’re fat and ugly.’…. Is that what you really believe about yourself? If you are fat, be happy about it or do something about it. If you feel ugly do something about it. But above all, raise your opinion of yourself.
So she just said ‘You’ll amount to nothing.’….. Is that what you believe? You are the only one standing in your way so raise your opinion of yourself.
‘He just said’ and ‘She just said’ are of no importance. They are other peoples’ opinions which in effect mean nothing.
You have to make your mind up that you’re special before you can be treated as though you are.
You have to decide you’re worth millions and start acting like a millionaire to receive. But more than this you have to respect yourself.
Respect equals high self-esteem and when you respect yourself, life’s blows won’t affect you so negatively. You KNOW you’re as good as the next and will fight for your corner instead of backing off. You’ll brush off insults as though they were irritating fleas and won’t give a fig for other people’s opinions.
Make up your mind this second that you’re special and keep saying it until you convince yourself.
The above is an excerpt from Omtopia (The seven steps to enlightenment) @jaylengrace www.jaylengrace.com
Jaylen Grace is also the author of Omzak The Space Cat Warrior and Porridge The Two Faced Parrot (shortlisted for funny writer 2012 award)