2. I will receive only as much respect from others as I give myself.
3. I am a person of value which cannot be taken away, nor needs to be validated by anyone else.
4. Treating others well is technically a choice, but one that can and will make all the difference in the world.
5. There will always be people and circumstances in life who/that will cause me pain that I can't control. That is not an excuse for me to become jaded and bitter. Instead, I will do my best to focus on the things I can control, like my attitude, reactions, and how to bounce back.