Wednesday, December 8, 2010

I can do this.

OK, now to offset my list of fears.  It amazes me that it took me all of about 20 minutes to compose that list and about 3 months to compose this one.  I literally started this months ago when I was seeing a therapist.   I did notice that this is a longer list than my fear list though.  Me thinks that is a very good sign. 


I have to start this process somewhere. The talking myself into it if you will.

1) I am independent and can survive alone.

2) I am street smart.

3) I am very loving when I want to be. My daughter sees it everyday.

4) I am a good friend to those close to me. I will always be there for you.

5) I am very respectful of people. I always say please, thank you, excuse me, etc…

6) I am polite. I would give up my seat in a heart beat. I hold doors and allow others to go first, etc…

7) I am giving. I would give someone that I care about my last dollar.

8) I am responsible. I do what I say when I say I will do it.

9) I have very good work ethic.

10) I am strong. Physically and mentally. It takes a lot to break me.

11) I am athletic. The people that have seen me play soccer may disagree. Lol

12) I am a cute girl and I present myself as classy as I can.

13) I try very hard to be a good mom. She always knows that I am here for her and that I will unconditionally love her.

14) No matter how down I am, I always know that there is a brighter day just around the corner.

15) I can fit in with almost any crowd and with all kinds of people.

16) I am able to see my own faults. I may not be able to control them yet, but I do know that they are there and it does not bother me when someone calls me out on them.

17) I am honest. Brutally

18) I have very thick skin.

19) I can be a fun person.

20) I am resourceful.

21) I always get through it. No matter what it is?

22) I can stand up for myself.

23) I have a lot of long term friends.

24) People remember me.  This one surprises me but people remember me for some reason.

25) I can get past things and move on.  I don't hold a grudge.

26) I am not a victim.

27) I am humble.

I plan on adding much much more as I grow.  I am going to love myself if it kills me!

27 comments:

  1. Positive self talk! That's the ticket.

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  2. Love the list! I will vouch for #4 any day of the week!

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  3. Those are 27 of the most wonderful qualities a person can have. After reading your fears and now reading this, I love you!

    You have to know, even if it's just a tiny glow right now, how incredible you are.

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  4. Great list. Is it confidence in yourself that you find missing?

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  5. Very nice. This list is a lot better than the other one.

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  6. YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

    This beats the shiznit out of that "other list"...

    I'm SO proud of YOU!!!

    ~shoes~

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  7. The things you like about yourself are AWESOME qualities to have! NOT to mention they are a good example for your daughter to learn from!! GOOD FOR YOU!! Carry that list everywhere and keep adding to it!!

    *Applause*

    :)

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  8. Can I also add how wise you are? You inspire me with your comments on my blog. You are truly teaching all the time!

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  9. Love this. My therapist asked me to name off a few positive things about myself at this past session and I giggled and avoided and just couldn't come up with a thing. So she has instructed me to make a list and keep it on my iphone so I can look at it when I have a relationship freakout :)

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  10. Nice!

    #12) Absolutely! (Assuming your profile is a picture of you. :)

    #23) I hope you appreciate how important this is. Really. No, I mean really. If I were looking for someone to have a long-term relationship with, that would be very very high on the list. It means a lot to know someone can be patient, forgiving, and selfless enough to maintain good long friendships. Anyone can say they are that, but the proof is in the pudding.

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  11. I must disagree with #12. You are better than just "cute". You're absolutely beautiful. Don't let your humbleness (#27) not let you see that. :o)

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  12. And this list is part of the reason you are wonderful....

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  13. Great qualities. More people should possess these.

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  14. Good for you hon! I was nodding my head at all those things.

    YEP!
    xoxo

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  15. That's a good list. A great start. You are amazing. Never forget that.

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  16. "Loving when I want to be" ????
    I'm not really sure what that says---maybe you should look at that one.

    Hey, a great positive list but I have to disagree with two of them---
    You dont hold a grudge yet you have this grudge against yourself---maybe it's time to let yourself off the hook.
    And cute---no lady, you are not cute---very attactive is closer to the truth.
    Maybe its about time you started loving you---I'm sure its not too hard

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  17. I knew all of this, even if I have not had the pleasure myself...

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  18. brilliant! well done!
    however....
    "I am a cute girl and I present myself..."

    You are drop dead gorgeous! not just cute

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  19. I was just thinking about trying this very same thing. Good for you.

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  20. That is one great list. You go girl!

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  21. dang that sounds like a good plan to write down and think about the GOOD things! Hmmm good plan indeed.

    Good for you.

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  22. This is a fantastic start!

    You are compassionate - was that on there? and empathetic.

    And you are very generous! This is a great list and its phenomenal that not only is it longer than your fears list but you have plans to continue to add to it!

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