How often do you affirm a negative statement and anchor that belief more deeply in your subconscious mind?
I’m always a day late and a dollar short.
If it weren’t for bad luck, I’d have no luck at all.
All the good guys are married or Gay.
I can’t sing a note.
You have to have money to make money.
No matter how hard I try, I always fall short.
Why would anyone want to program themselves with those kinds of beliefs? And can you see how they would become self-fulfilling realities?
Own your strengths. Talk those up! Only acknowledge your limitations for the purpose of overcoming them. And only argue for the ones you want to keep!