Do you ever stop and give yourself a pat on the back for all that you accomplished? If not, you are not alone! For me, once I complete one goal, my mind moves immediately to what my next goal will be and start working on it.
Now, there’s nothing wrong with that, but you’re forgetting to do something that may seem small but actually makes a big difference in how you view yourself: and that is, taking pride in what you do. If you stop yourself every now and then to look at how far you’ve come, that should make you feel pretty good, right?
Some people don’t go to college due to different circumstances. Some students may not be athletes or are not involved on campus in clubs, or even work either part-time or full-time jobs. Some students are naturally very smart and learn things very quickly. My point is, whatever talent you possess, embrace it, because there is a very high chance that there is someone out there wishing they were able to do what you can. Sure, there will always be someone out there better than you, but is there another you out there?
Last I checked, I don’t think so!
Taking pride in what you do should help you build confidence, self-esteem, and all that positive energy will pass on to everyone around you! If you feel proud of who you are and all that you’ve done, and you can focus more on the positive qualities than the negative, then you are on your way to living an overall successful life!
Find what makes you unique and love yourself for it! Every single day you wake up is a gift: count your blessings, pursue your dreams, and be proud of who you are and what you do.