I Believe I Can Fly – I chose this song for its message of believing in yourself. The ability to believe in yourself, to believe that you have the power to make your dreams a reality, is the ability to control your destiny. The strength of your belief will be tested not when things are going well or when everything is coming into place, but when things don’t go well, when everything seems to fall apart.
Anyone can have a strong belief when they can see the evidence of good progress. The test of your belief in yourself will come when there seems to be no evidence that you can reach your dreams, when the feeling of doubt inside of you is the strongest, that’s when the people who have an unshakable belief in themselves go on while everyone else falters and quit.
Don’t ever lose your belief in yourself. Often times, this belief will be the only thing keeping you from quitting. Believing in yourself isn’t always easy. If you have low self esteem, you may need to work on building it back up. One way to do this is to start with small successes. Do things that have a high chance of success. As you get more successes under your belt, you’ll become more confident in yourself and will be able to go after more difficult goals.