How to Make “Act as If” Work and Own It -3 Ways

Make Act As If Work for You

by Dorothy Wehunt

Most of us have heard of the self-fulfilling prophecy. Or Act as If. “Whatever we expect with confidence becomes our own self-fulfilling prophecy,” said Brian Tracy. (BrainyQuote, 2001-2018, Accessed August 28,2018. https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/brian_tracy_384549?=t_self-fulling_prophecy).

But how many people believe in it or sluff it off, thinking, “It works for others, not me.” Or, “They had what it takes.”

Release the Need for Approval-3 Reasons Why

Approval
Let Go of Need for Approval- 3 Reasons Why

by Dorothy Wehunt

Let go of need for approval. Why?

“You only need your approval. Anyone else is a bonus.” Anonymous (Awaken the Greatest Within, 2015-2020, Accessed January 23, 2021. https://www.awakenthegreatnesswithin.com/35-inspirational-quotes-on-approval/ ) Therefore, you may want to continue to read this article to begin to do so.

‘Why Build Self-Esteem’

Build Self-Esteem
Build Self-Esteem

by Dorothy Wehunt

Many people feel comfortable in some situations and uncomfortable in others. Do you feel good about yourself wherever you are and with whomever you come in contact? Or are there some situations where you wish you felt more confidence? If your answer to the latter is yes, you want to read ‘Why Build Self-Esteem,’ the first chapter of my book, Build Self-Esteem.

If You Want to Accept Yourself, Let Go Five Things

Accept Yourself
If You Want to Accept Yourself, Let Go of 5 Things.

by Dorothy Wehunt

To accept yourself is to love yourself. It is self-caring or being empathetic to yourself. And It is nourishing yourself. If you want to accept yourself, let go of the five things below:

4 Steps to Develop Strong Positive Self-Talk

Self-Talk
4 Ways to Develop Positive Strong Self-talk

by Dorothy Wehunt

Self-awareness allows us to know what makes us feel good and what does not. When we know this, we can choose self-talk to “feel enough,” and to like ourselves. To develop greater self-awareness and thus positive self-talk, you want to:

Self-Esteem: The Crucial Factor for Success for 3 Reasons

Crucial Factor for Success
Self-Esteem: The Crucial Factor for Success

by Dorothy Wehunt

Self-esteem is the reputation one holds with oneself. It is appreciating one’s worth. And feeling satisfied with who you are. Thus, it affects your confidence in your ability to reach your goals and thus achieve success.

7 Reasons to Become Self-Reliant

Self-Reliant
7 Reasons to Become Self-Reliant

by Dorothy Wehunt

Self-reliance is knowing you can stand on your own two feet. It is listening to your inner guidance or nudges, etc., rather than to others. Or to external factors. When you are self-reliant, you believe you can do what you need to do to become successful and take care of yourself. Then, being self-reliant is having the essential component for developing high self-esteem and confidence.

To develop self-reliance, you want to do the following:

8 Strategies to Assert Yourself Confidently

Assert Yourself
8 Strategies to Assert Yourself Confidently

by Dorothy Wehunt

Assertiveness is a powerful form of communication that you can use to take care of yourself while building positive relationships. If you assert yourself appropriately on a regular basis, you build self-esteem to the degree that you:

6 Ways to Empower Yourself with Self-Talk

Empower
6 Ways to Empower Yourself with Self-Talk

by Dorothy Wehunt

Are you giving yourself positive statements to empower yourself right now?

A person’s self-talk, verbally or silently, empowers or disempowers him or her. Thus, it builds or undermines his self-esteem and self-confidence.  How does it do that? It determines our: