your job to fix your life. You must take ownership for fixing
the things in your life that aren’t working. It isn’t
anyone else’s responsibility.”
may be a sobering reality for some. The good news, however,
is that personally owning change is empowering because you
are fully in control of it. The only thing that will hold
you back is yourself.
we’ve said in earlier tips, all human beings are equal.
And while we are all equal (no one is of more value than another),
we are all different. For example, you are truly unique on
this earth. There is not another “you” anywhere.
Two examples to prove your uniqueness are your DNA and fingerprints.
Both are solely unique to you.
evidence of your uniqueness include:
talents, abilities, skills, strengths, and weaknesses
experiences, background, upbringing, and parental mix
beliefs, attitudes (preferences), and behaviors
relatives, friends, neighbors, colleagues, co-workers, associates
name a few. Only you have your unique blend.
you are unique. There is not anyone else exactly like you on
earth. Even if scientists cloned your DNA and another human
being grew up that physically looked like you, it wouldn’t
BE you because only you grew up with your specific set of circumstances
and thought processes. While someone may physically look like
you, it wouldn’t BE you.
positive step towards being treated more as an equal is learning
to celebrate your uniqueness. Learn
to appreciate and accept yourself for who you are “today”…this
is your uniqueness. You are unlike anyone else in
the world, and that’s a cause for celebration.
there may be things about yourself that you’d like to
change, but most people have areas about themselves that they
would like to change. None of us are perfect. We all
have our own struggles and issues. We are all works in progress.
Expecting to be perfect is unrealistic, unhealthy, and unattainable.
are all unique and equal. No one is higher or lower than another.
Being unique is a good thing because the world would be a very
boring place if we were all the same. Uniqueness brings color
and variety to our lives, and everyone plays an important role
in this diversity.
to appreciate yourself for who you are right now.
to see yourself as being truly unique, AND equal.
to accept your pluses and minuses.
the role you are playing in our world’s diversity.
being yourself this week because you are the only YOU on
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