I am patient with myself
By Barbara Bickham profile image Barbara Bickham
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I am patient with myself

I set realistic goals. I recognize my strengths and the areas where I need to grow. I prioritize the activities that are meaningful to me. I limit distractions and manage my time wisely. I focus on the things I can control. I accept uncertainty as part of life. I learn

I set realistic goals. I recognize my strengths and the areas where I need to grow. I prioritize the activities that are meaningful to me. I limit distractions and manage my time wisely.

I focus on the things I can control. I accept uncertainty as part of life.

I learn from experience. I take worthwhile risks. I give myself credit for trying new things. I evaluate my performance and challenge myself to keep building on it. I try to measure up to my own standards, instead of comparing myself to others.

I ask others for feedback and support. I reach out for help when I need it. I listen to others with an open mind. I am grateful for constructive criticism. Instead of becoming defensive, I look for valid points that I can use to my advantage.

I think positive. I am cheerful and optimistic. I love and respect myself. I think of personal development as a way to enrich my life, rather than making corrections. I am worthy of happiness and success just the way I am now.

I treat myself with kindness and compassion. My inner dialogue is filled with gentle and encouraging messages.

I enjoy the journey. I remember that the process is as important as the outcomes. I have fun while I pursue my goals.

Today, I strive for excellence without putting too much pressure on myself. I am productive and relaxed. I feel calm and confident.

Self-Reflection Questions:

  1. Why does perfectionism make life less joyful?
  2. What is one task I want to spend less time on?
  3. How can I relax my standards without becoming careless?
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