My Most Destructive Affirmation
I was not even aware of the most destructive affirmation in my life.
It was planted in my mind when I was a small child. No one said it to me, but because I said it to myself…and believed it, it became my truth.
My most destructive affirmation was this: I am ugly.
I believed I was ugly. Because I thought I was ugly, I was always finding other destructive beliefs to support this core affirmation.
I hated my skinny arms. I thought my face was ugly. I hated my hair.
These beliefs affected every area of my life. They affected my confidence (or lack of it) and even the way I dressed.
I would often wear clothes 10 times too big trying to hide the fact that I was skinny. In reality, it just enhanced the fact. [Read more…]