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Daily Lift #991

Why Someone Might Have a Low Self-Image

Some people ask, "Why do I have a low self-image?"

There are many possible answers that one can give, even though there is only one valid and real answer: "If you have a low self-image, it is because of the way you think about yourself. Think better thoughts and you'll change your self-image."

Thinking of yourself in a consistently negative way is the only way to have a low self-image. Improving your thoughts improves your self-image.

The way you think of yourself now is your present self- image. Regardless of your past self-image, you have free will and the ability to build yourself and your self-image.

(From Rabbi Zelig Pliskin's book: "Building Your Self- image and the Self-image of Others" (Artscroll) Chapter 9)

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