I choose to trust.
I accept life’s imperfections and continue to hope for better things.
Trust creates a more accurate view of my world. I deserve to be treated fairly. I hold others accountable for their actions and hold myself accountable, as well.
I can take sensible risks because I am strong enough to endure occasional disappointments. If someone lets me down today, they may still help me in the future. Whatever setbacks occur, I know I am resilient. I learn from my mistakes and become more skillful at assessing situations.
It is important to be wise and trusting. I take the necessary steps to help me reach accurate decisions. I manage my emotions. I ask questions and gather pertinent information.
Trusting makes me feel more connected and less cynical.
I bring more love into my life because of my openness with others. Giving others a chance is rewarding for me. I surround myself with friends and enjoy unspeakable joy.
I am energized by my faith. While distrust closes doors, trust motivates me to focus on developing constructive solutions. I shake off feelings of apathy because I know I have the power to manage my reactions. I see great potential in cooperating with others so we can all get ahead.
Today, I believe that others are worthy of my trust. I move forward with optimism. I am open-minded and hopeful that I can resolve any conflicts that arise on my journey through life.
Questions for Self-Reflection:
- What do I get out of being distrustful and is it worth the price?
- How can I encourage myself to trust more?
- How do I distinguish between blind and wise trust?