In this video, business and life coach Tatev Petrosyan turns the spotlight onto low self-worth, and the price we pay for living with this inner saboteur.
“How do I feel about myself, how much do I like myself, how much do I really accept myself” – these are the questions that will identify our true level of self-worth, she explains. “Not what I sell to the world because I know it’s a good idea to come across as confident.”
And when our self-worth is low, she adds, it impacts every aspect of our lives – for example, by keeping us in jobs that are a bad fit for us, or in relationships that cannot offer us the emotional connection we need.
Low self-worth also applies to bullies, reminds Petrosyan, and can equally manifest when we become our own harshest critics in terms of our physical appearance – particularly crippling in an image-obsessed time.
In such circumstances, “no achievement, no partner, no amount of money” ever feels good enough, or, where some satisfaction arises, it is all too short-lived.
Nevertheless, the good news is that low self-worth can be ‘cured’, she says. Not by turning to surface remedies and practices, but by being deliberate about which of our thoughts to focus on, and which to let go. A much richer subject that she promises to develop in subsequent videos.
View the original video here.
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