Because that's the only way to get ahead in life. Because where you came from isn't what's responsible for where you are in life. Because you can't blame as well as credit anyone else for your own failure or success.
What if we learned - now - how to give ourselves the warm embrace we once needed? What if we became our own best friend and fierce supporter? Maybe we were fortunate enough to have people who believed in us growing up.
Healing My inner child, an incredibly healing mediation - esp helpful for those of us who like to think our way though life (most of us due to pressures to not really feel what we truly feel; no one knows your authenticity better than your inner child)
Note to self: treat yourself the way you would treat a small child. Feed yourself healthy food and make sure you spend time outside. Put yourself to bed early. Let yourself take naps. Don't say mean things to yourself. Don't put yourself in danger.