YOU KEEP PROMISES TO YOURSELF
It is nearly impossible to maintain a strong sense of self if you still break promises to yourself. Every time you break a promise to yourself, no matter how insignificant it may seem, it begins to eat away at your inner sense of trust and confidence. You start to lose trust in yourself.
A person with a strong sense of self rarely breaks the promises they make to themselves. They do not make commitments that they are not prepared to follow through on. They have trust and confidence in their own word.
YOU MAKE YOUR OWN DECISIONS AND HOLD YOUR OWN COUNSEL
A person with a strong sense of self makes their own decisions. They don’t feel the incessant urge to share each and every single detail of every single problem they face in their life with everyone in the hopes that they may be advised, reassured or consoled. It isn’t because they want to keep secrets either, but simply because they know that if anyone should know what the next step to take in their life should be – it should be them! They think objectively about situations they are emotionally involved in. They use their logic and their intuition simultaneously to work through adverse circumstances.