As a result of the election, there’s been a lot of discussion lately around how women are valued. Sadly, there are still people out there who base our worth on our weight, our bra size, or our willingness to be a plaything. We’re worth so much more than that. YOU’RE worth so much more than that. I want to make sure you know it.
You were born worthy.
But I know you don’t think so.
I’m a life coach. I’ve been working with women for more than a decade, so I know that you began making a mental checklist of all your shortcomings as soon as you heard the words “you’re worthy”.
Most of us girls carry around secret shame. Our stories are individual, but our core experiences are very much the same. At some point in your life, someone told you that you weren’t good enough. And they told you often enough that you started to believe them. We have to turn that around.
It’s possible you grew up with a parent who routinely listed your faults. (If that’s the case, I’m so sorry.) Even if you weren’t told directly, you got the message. You learned where you didn’t measure up in the school yard. Did the cool kids want to hang out with you? Did the boys think you were pretty? Or did you (like most kids) get rejected and made fun of? Read More