A practical way to strengthen your self-esteem and self-concept is work every day an aspect of your being through the personal mandala proposed by Virgina Satir (1991).
You may be surprised to discover that what you were looking for outside yourself was already inside you, you just have to recognize it and manage it properly; you can do your program in a cyclical way, dividing the following aspects that make up your "personal mandala", since "each part reflects an essential part of the individual", in Jungian psychology, it is a symbol that represents the effort to reunify the self:
“Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awake" Carl G. Jung
The Maya said that the energy of the "white mirror" was the way in which the cosmos showed human beings the way they were reflecting, granting the opportunity to recognize the necessary attributes to grow in harmony, collaboration and well-being, That is why it was considered a door to transcendental dimensions for individuals, many cultures have used mirrors and learned through them, wrapping them in mystical and magical thoughts.
PERSONAL COMMANDASPECTS OF THE INDIVIDUALVirginia Satir
|COMPONENT||MAKE REFERENCE TO:||QUESTIONEVERY ASPECTOF YOUR BEING||COGNITIVE RE-ASSIGNMENT: EXAMPLE OF AFFIRMATION|
|BODY||PHYSICAL PART||IDENTIFY ALL YOUR PHYSICAL QUALITIES THAT THANK YOU AND THOSE “NOT THAT MUCH”.|
VALUE THE FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY OF YOUR BODY TO DEVELOP DAILY ACTIVITIES.
|"I VALUE AND THANK THE CAPACITY OF MY BODY TO PERFORM ITS FUNCTIONS AND TO SERVE ME OF VEHICLE."|
|THOUGHTS||INTELLECT||RECOGNIZE YOUR TYPES OF PREDOMINANT INTELLIGENCE, YOUR SKILLS IN THE MENTAL OR COGNITIVE ASPECT|
IS THERE SOMETHING THAT HAS TIME YOU WANTED TO IMPROVE?
|"EVERY DAY I EXERCISE MY MEMORY AND I SEE THE RESULTS REFLECTED, FOR EVERY DAY IMPROVES".|
|WHAT EMOTIONS LEAD YOU TO BUILD A BETTER VERSION OF YOURSELF & WHICH LIMITS YOU? COULD YOU USE THE ENERGY FROM YOUR EMOTIONS TO BUILD A BETTER QUALITY OF LIFE?||"I'M SORRY, I FORGIVE, I LOVE AND THANK YOU FOR THIS HEALING OPPORTUNITY."|
ADAPTATION OF THE HO'OPONOPONO MASTER.
|SENSES||SENSORY ASPECTS: EYES, EARS, SKIN, LANGUAGE & NOSE||Do you value your ability to perceive the world through your senses? WHAT ARE THE PREDOMINANT SENSORY & PERCEPTUAL CHANNELS IN YOU?||"I SEE LIFE WITH ENTHUSIASM AND JOY."|
|RELATIONS||INTERACTION WITH OTHER PEOPLE||WHAT ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT RELATIONSHIPS IN YOUR LIFE? HOW DO SOME RELATIONSHIP AFFECT YOUR PERFORMANCE AND PERFORMANCE?|
COULD YOU USE EMPLOYMENT THAT TIME AND ENERGY TO FOCUS ON YOUR PERSONAL GOALS?
|"I CHOOSE TO RELATE TO THOSE PEOPLE THAT RESPECT ME, AND THAT VALUE MY QUALITIES & TIME."|
|CONTEXT||SPACE, TIME, AIR, COLOR, SOUND AND TEMPERATURE||TUNE AND HARMONIZE WITH THESE ELEMENTS.||TAKE A FEW MINUTES TO TUNE THOSE ASPECTS OF YOUR CONTEXT AND HARMONIZE YOU WITH THEM: "I BUILD HARMONIC CIRCUMSTANCES FOR MY CONTEXT"|
|NUTRITION||LIQUIDS AND SOLIDS YOU EAT||OBSERVE HOW YOUR FOOD HABITS ARE REFLECTED IN YOUR BODY, IS THERE SOMETHING YOU COULD DO TO IMPROVE YOUR QUALITY OF LIFE?||“MY FOOD IS MY MEDICINAL PRODUCT” AS WELL AS HYPOCRATES|
|SOUL OR "PSIQUE"||SPIRITUAL AREA||WHAT IS YOUR COSMOVISION OF LIFE? IS IT AN INFLEXIBLE AND LIMITED COSMOVISION OR ONE THAT GIVES YOU STRENGTH ON YOUR EXISTENTIAL PART AND YOUR DEVELOPMENT AS A HUMAN BEING?||“EVERY DAY I STRENGTHEN MY SPIRIT, AT THE TIME I KEEP AN OPEN AND RECEPTIVE MIND”|
You can record your answers in the personal work booklet and build two statements for each aspect, so that you have at least 16 sentences, one for each day, these statements will help you have a favorable cognitive reallocation and to change for the pernicious “cognitive resignation” of aspects of you, which are in your hands to be modified if you wish, with the help of mirror technique you may strengthen your self-esteem, As the mirror will reflect the parts that can be improved, you can adjust it according to the number of days you choose to work with the mirror technique. At least try to make the practice of the mirror technique once or twice a day, the best moments of the day are in the morning when you wake up and at night, before going to rest.
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Satir, Virginia (1991). new human relationships in the family Nucleo. Mexico: Editorial Pax