How do you love and value yourself? – Low self-esteem the silent saboteur
“Self esteem is the reputation we acquire with ourselves.” Nathaniel Branden
Have you ever experienced that time, when nothing goes your way? Relationships get sour, The boss is always breathing down your neck, and you don’t feel good about yourself and just want to give it all up?
The chances are there are some self- sabotaging programs running in your consciousness, without even you even knowing it.
One of these silent saboteurs are low self-esteem or low self- love. Low self-esteem can arise from many different reasons, Family conditioning, past hurt, anger failures and much more. Surprisingly most of the people going through low self esteem issues don’t even realize it until there is professional intervention.
The first time I encountered low self-esteem issues within myself, my first reaction was – “But I do love and value myself”. It was only through some really deep work through Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT), did I become aware of how I really had really let myself get pulled deeper and deeper and disconnected from myself
I used to think that loving myself was shopping. Oh boy! was I wrong. At the 3 day EFT Seminar in Mumbai, I realized that all of the needless shopping was only my way of dealing with my low self-esteem. Unfortunately, it did how help me overcome what was really at the root of it all.
At the EFT Seminar, I was able to get to the root of all of the layers of unwanted emotions and eliminate them from there. The result – All the unnecessary shopping stopped. What was even more amazing was that I could see my future clearly, my relationships improved and I saw an overall improvement in the quality of my life.
One of the stories that I came across at the EFT Seminar, never ceases to amaze me is that of Smita Pande. Here’s what she had to say, “I have had a good life, however, I never knew what genuine happiness actually is. The only thing I wanted to do in life was to recognise my potential. When the EFT training session ended, I sensed a complete emotional transformation, finally experiencing the true happiness. Right after the workshop, I chose a different road for my life. This ‘new journey’ was the one taken to discover myself. My first step was to do something of my own, so I decided to become a counsellor.”
Smi “I felt confident and empowered as these baby steps progressively matured and expanded. I feel blessed that I followed EFT as a tool that appease all the life challenges I faced. Physically and emotionally, I feel gratitude for everything I have which has helped me achieve peace and happiness from deep within. I get tremendous joy in helping my family, friends and clients by releasing their negative emotions and making them feel empowered and happy,” Smita adds.
In closing, although it may not seem like much at the onset, low self -esteem issues can be debilitating to the overall quality of your life, and may arise at any time. It doesn’t take a lot to start blaming and undervaluing yourself. What is important is that you are able to pull yourself out of it with the right tools. You can start uncovering all your buried emotions by using EFT. Just download our free booklet here.
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