We think it’s cool don’t we? Funny even, being self-deprecating. Especially in the UK. We love to take the Micky out of ourselves. Someone said to me today ‘where is my cake’ to which I replied ‘if I baked a cake I would probably just drop it’…. Drop it? Why the negative bias?
It is frowned upon to self-congratulate, so we have adopted a penchant for what is wrong. It’s no wonder then, that so many of us struggle with a negative inner voice and dodgy self-image. How about we focus on what is good today. Let’s figure out what your top strengths are. No matter what we feel about ourselves, we all have some very powerful strengths.
Let’s find out what they are and magnify them. Want to do a free questionnaire to find out? Click here. After you have done the survey, a results page will come up. Be sure to scroll down for your FREE results.
Using your strengths is one of the smallest things you can do to make the biggest difference. (Linley 2004).