I think it'll be a good idea to begin with a short inventory of how we feel about ourselves right now. The idea is to fill in the blanks with the very first thing that pops into your mind.
- I would be __________ if only I was ______________ .
- I'd like to _______________, but __________________.
- I could have had ______________, but I didn't because I ________________.
Now, take a look at your 3 statements. Is the story you just told about yourself actually true? Do you like that story? Do you want it to be true? How would it feel to be you, how different would your life be, if the stories you told yourself about yourself were better? more fun? kinder? more loving?