Episode #291: You Are Worthy
TAYLOR BRADFORD: You are listening to episode number 291 of the Boss Girl Creative podcast. Today I’m talking about being worthy. On to the episode.
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Hello, welcome to episode number 291. I am your host, Taylor Bradford, and hello to 2021. Yes, excited to welcome in this brand-new year. I’m excited to welcome you to the show. If you are new to Boss Girl Creative, welcome. There are 290 episodes sitting in the archives, ready for you to binge-listen through them. If you are a longtime listener of the show, I so appreciate your support. And being a part of this community, it means, truly it means so much to me. If you missed out on getting yourself into the Inner Circle, you’re gonna have to wait. The doors are closed now, and we are starting to dive deep into what the community members of the Inner Circle membership are going to be doing for 2021, specifically the first quarter. So if you want on the waitlist, go to bossgirlcreative.com/InnerCircle. The doors will reopen in April, so I just want to give you that heads up in that update.
Okay, so let’s, let’s dive into this topic because last week, you heard me say what my words themes or for 2021, and one of them has being worthy. And I feel like a lot of us feel like we aren’t worthy. We aren’t worthy to be successful, or we have our own glass ceilings because of what we feel we can achieve and what we feel like we’re meant to achieve. And this is why worthy is my word for 2021. Because I even feel and have felt, which is why it’s my word, or one of my words, that I’m not worthy to get any further than I’ve already gotten. And I need to eradicate that. I need to know that the world is my oyster. I need to know that my dreams are possible. I need to feel that with every part of my being. And it comes down to worth. You are worthy. I am worthy. But it doesn’t mean that feeling worthy makes you better than any other human being. It is something that’s internal. You have to feel worthy in order to move yourself forward. You got to start with you. We are built for progress, not for perfection. So even in the unperfect times, we are still worthy to move ourselves forward. I know that feeling worthy can be hard, especially when we make mistakes. We don’t reach our goals. We get lost in the comparison game. And we believe things that are negative. But we are all worthy. We are all worthy for more in our lives and out of our lives.
So I just put a quote up on my Instagram story today from ee Cummings. You can follow along @TaylorLBradford and also @BossGirlCreative over on Instagram. But here’s the quote. “Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.” That is what makes us worthy—believing in ourselves. This quote is spot on. Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit. You are a gift to this world. That’s what makes you worthy. You are the foundation for all of the gifts that you have to offer. You’ve got to honor this. Life will always be a journey. Which means you yourself are also a journey. Offer yourself a chance to be who and what you are, to offer up the gifts that you have to share in a way that will and can transform your life. Give yourself permission to explore your potential, to create, to make to do this with joy. Do all of these things often because the more often you do these things, the more ease and joy will come into your life. If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that we found strength. The fact that we are here on this side of the COVID-19 pandemic means we found strength. Strength is born during struggle. Strength is born during hard times, and it’s built every time we feel that struggle or we fall, and it’s validated. Every time we stand by our own sides. Every time we stand by our own sides, in our own worth affirming we can do these things that we didn’t think were possible.
So if 2020 has taught us anything, it’s taught us that we are strong, we are resilient, you are strong, you are resilient, you are worthy. As we continually practice this strength whenever you are not feeling worthy. Whenever you are feeling lacking and potential, affirm the fact that you are strong, that you’ve got this, that you are worthy, shore yourself up with these affirmations of how capable and resilient you truly are. You are worthy, and you are more than the thoughts that have held you back and have kept you small. Here are 20 I am worthy affirmations that need to be a part of our lives. I always try and start my days with ten things that I’m grateful for. It truly does help your mindset. And here are 20 I am worthy affirmations.
Number one, I am worthy.
Number two, I am beautifully made.
Number three, who I am is enough.
Number four, I am ready to see things differently.
Number five, I love and approve of myself.
Number six, positivity is a choice.
Number seven, no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Number eight, my heart is full of love for myself.
Number nine, my brain is full of knowledge.
Number ten, I can and I will
Number 11, nothing can get in the way of my dreams.
Number 12, I am focused on enjoying every moment in life.
Number 13, I know my worth.
Number 14, I am confident in my own abilities to succeed in anything I set out to achieve.
Number 15, I am confident and strong.
Number 16, I believe in myself.
Number 17, I am happy and full of joy.
Number 18, I deserve success and wealth.
Number 19, I am worthy of making my dreams come true.
Number 20, I am confident and strong.
These 20 worthy affirmations will help you change your mindset. It will help create something magical within yourself. When you’re feeling lack, I want you to come back to these affirmations. Say them out loud. Write them in your journal. Put them up on your mirror. Do things every day that shores up your worthiness because you are worthy. Claim your worth and just do it. Acknowledge what it is. Acknowledge your desires. Do something that’s going to change your outlook. What is going to make you excited and wonder? What is going to bring that joy into your life? No more ordinary living.
When we get complacent, when we get bored, when we feel irrelevant, that’s when we have to consciously make the choice to no longer be ordinary. And you’ve got to take small steps every day towards it, which means you’re going to follow your heart, and you’re going to follow your passions. No matter life circumstances, you do have the power to change your stars. And that’s a total reference to A Knight’s Tale if you haven’t seen that movie. Don’t let the reasons why it’s not possible get in your way. Start focusing on how you’re going to move forward even if you don’t fully understand the how or understand the why. Just start taking steps forward, making positive changes, leading with your heart, and following your passions. You’ve got to make the decision to feel worthy. Be the badass you that you actually are. In a world full of Chevy’s be the Ferrari. Be the person who exudes power. Beauty inside and out. Confidence and glow. And if you have to fake it till you make it, do it. Make the decision to feel worthy. Empower yourself by being who you want to be because you are worthy. You are meant for every desire that you have in your heart. You are meant for every dream that you dream. You are worthy. It’s time for you to start believing it.
Thank you so much for listening to today’s episode, and shout out to today’s show sponsor, Gusto. Go to gusto.com/bossgirl to test it out for yourself. Run your first payroll get three months free. Again, that’s gusto.com/bossgirl. Until next week, I hope you have a great rest of the first official week of 2021.