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What‘s your measuring stick?

What‘s your measuring stick?

We all have some sort of measuring stick that we use to determine our value as a human being.

  • When we feel like we’re measuring up, we feel good about ourselves.
  • But, when we feel like we’ve fallen short, our self-esteem can plummet.

Our measuring stick has so much influence over how we feel about ourselves, but

  • Most people aren’t even conscious of what they're using to determine their self-worth.
  • But they are conscious of the fluctuations they experience in how they feel about themselves.

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  1. Know what measuring stick you’re using to determine your value
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Sometimes people want to be known solely for their accomplishments.

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People measure their self-worth by the size of their bank accounts.

People depend on others to give them value .

While estimating the amount of material you require to renovate your room , would you use just a random stick to measure ? Probably not.

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