If I think I am a huge success by however I measure myself, then I am one. If I measure myself by however you choose to be successful, I will never be one. The only way I will be successful in my own life is by continually affirming myself to me over and over. I am the only one in my life that can choose to tell me how wonderfully successful I am that I can trust and rely on for the degree of self-honesty required to have faith in the answer.
I have daily opportunities to inject myself with an affirmation of self-love, hope, courage, faith and trust. When I tell myself how great I am, there is nothing I cannot do. Winning and finishing first take on new meanings as I am no longer in competition with you, but rather, in harmony with me. Once I have achieved a state of peace inside me and affirmed how great I am, I no longer need to compete with you to win, as I am already victorious.
As a Sober Coach and Motivational Speaker, a great deal of my efforts are helping people create that new and affirming voice that says, I can, rather than the lifetime voice of doubt and negativity. I know that when I found my affirming voice it was not enough to think positively or even whisper positively. I had to SCREAM at the negativity to even make a dent in it. My negative and denying voice was so powerful that it took me for granted and laughed at my new behavior. What it did not know was that it was no longer fighting against me alone, but now it was up against the willingness and faith I had from my Higher Power.
How powerful is it that we may be simultaneously victorious as I let go of the need to be better than you. Just as I think of myself to be a huge success, I can now let you be one as well. We can lift each others arms in harmonious and joyous victory.
My prayer for you today is that you find the measurement tools to see yourself as a huge success in your life.
I am a modern and independent South Florida Sober Rabbi with an MSW Degree and 23+ years of sobriety providing Sober Coaching and Addiction/Spiritual Counseling focusing on energizing, affirming, motivating, healing, spiritual guidance and personalized life cycle events.
If you, a family member or friend are suffering, call me at 954-755-3764 to get the help you deserve.
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Hugs and blessings for a joyous day!