‘Never think that you’re not good enough. A man should never think that. People will take you very much at your own reckoning.’
As individuals, we each have an incredible power to decide that we are good enough. You are the person who owns the sole key to your self-worth, which governs what you do. In order to achieve the feeling of being good enough, you must first believe it. If you choose not to do so, then no one else can do it for you.
When we make the choice, we become the decision maker and we are the one with power. You hold that key, yet often forget that you do. So remind yourself that when you feel imperfect, you have chosen to be imperfect. Of course, perfection is merely a deception that holds us back from moving forward.
You must believe – truly believe – that you are good enough, which will allow you to let go of your quest for perfection. Remember the words of Jon Kabat-Zinn: “Until you stop breathing, there’s more right with you than wrong with you.
You are enough just as you are. And self-love will be a little bit easier every time you remind yourself of that.
“Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.”
Norman Vincent Peale