By Michell Léon
In personal development is always about self-worth eventually. The process can be about many things, but at some point they all tap into our fundamental source of self-worth — our feeling of being us.
The problem occurs when we don't have a lot of self-worth to tap into. We might have self-confidence, because we have a certain skill set, but self-worth is a different beast altogether.
It cannot be constructed like a skill set where practising it over and over again makes you better. You don't increase your self-worth by pretending to have the feeling of being you. It will implode the moment life challenges you.
So what do we do?
We create the conditions for it, and then it will arise by itself.
You can compare it to falling asleep. If you focus on falling asleep, you won't sleep at all that night. But if you create the right conditions for it, you will be sound asleep in minutes.
Self-worth is the same. When you create the right conditions for it, it happens all by itself.
So what are the right conditions?
There are different approaches to it, but in my experience these two factors are key: