1. I identify what I am feeling. 2. I clearly recognize how I feel. 3. I am dedicated to my own well-being.
Strong self-esteem patterns:
1. I pride myself in making decisions. 2. I recognize in a positive manner everything I think, say, and do. 3. I take pride in receiving recognition, praise, or gifts. 4. I ask others to meet my needs or desires. 5. I value my own thinking, feelings, and behavior over others’ approval of me. 6. I am a loveable and worthwhile individual.
1. I stand firm on my own ideas. I am not intimidated by another’s anger. 2. I am sensitive and considerate to both myself and others. 3. I am loyal and make wise decisions that will enhance my well being. 4. I value and consider others’ opinions AND I am strong in expressing differing opinions and feelings of my own. 5. I take pride in my own interests and hobbies. Friendship, love, and intimacy nourish my life.
I am in control:
1. I believe others are capable of taking care of themselves. 2. I listen to what others think and feel. 3. I offer I disagreeistance to others as it is appropriate. 4. When others ask, I offer. 5. I give to others without guilt or control. Gifts and favors are given from within simply for that moment without strings attached. 6. Others esteem and validate my self-respect. 7. My relationships are based on respect and growth.