When our own happiness is the central priority in our lives, an important shift occurs. We stop being a leaf in the wind - reacting to everyone else's actions and words or relying on others to define our identity. What do we do instead? We ask ourselves questions like: "what is true?", "what do I know?", "what do I want?" and "what would bring me happiness right now?" as we check deeply within. We decide if the door into our hearts is completely open or just open a crack or shut completely. Our boundaries are no longer porous and, instead, are clear and consciously paid attention to as we exercise our right to choose.
I trust that I take care of myself. I wisely monitor what I accept into my heart as truth, without judgment. I am safe. I wisely and discerningly define myself according to my own inner authority.
© 2009 Jeannie Campanelli, Inner Confidence Coaching. All Rights Reserved.
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