1. SELF-ESTEEM. Growing up, my mother use to tell me she loved me every day of my life. There’s nothing more powerful than a child being told by their parents that they are loved. As a result, I never had much of a self-esteem problem. I believe in myself now, because I was made to believe in myself back then.
If you wake up in the morning and you don’t know who you are, by dinnertime someone will tell you who you are. If you don’t have self-confidence, you are in serious trouble in America—and maybe anywhere.