Wisdom from Vicki Savini

I’ve learned that childhood is simply too precious to ignore.

Have you ever stopped to think about how your childhood affects you? Childhood is the ground level in this life. It is ourfoundation. We simply cannot say, ‘What happens in childhood stays in childhood,’ because the truth of the matter is, it doesn’t stay anywhere.

Our childhood is our base for this life that we lead, and without a strong foundation, we struggle to navigate the waters of life. The good news is… it’s never too late to create a strong foundation for your children or yourself.

Within the first five years of our lives, our core beliefs are set. What are core beliefs, you say? Core beliefs are beliefs that we have about ourselves or life in general that are deeply engrained within us from a young age.

An empowering core belief might be, “The Universe supports me and all is well.” A damaging core belief might be, “I’m not worthy or I’m not enough.” These core beliefs are formed early in life, during childhood, as we watch, listen and learn from our parents, caregivers and teachers.

We all have some empowering core beliefs and some harmful core beliefs. Unfortunately most of us have a tendency to hold onto the negative longer than the positive in life. If you’re feeling ‘stuck’ or a bit discouraged, I can guarantee you that there is a damaging core belief at the root of that feeling….Continue reading at InspireMeToday.com.

Vicki is an author, a coach, an inspirational speaker, and above all, a teacher who educates, enlightens, and empowers others to be their very best.

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Cheryl I.
Past Member 2 years ago

Noted, thank you.

Julie D.
Julie D.2 years ago

Nice article, so much of who we are and how we relate to life is formed in early childhood, and it is so important to know that when raising little ones. But it would be so much nicer NOT have to go onto another website to finish reading the article and much better if the whole thing were presented here on Care2.

Nancy Gregg
Nancy Gregg2 years ago

thank you for your thoughts.... I love the picture, too!

Dotti Lydon
Dotti Lydon2 years ago

I wish that my childhood had been as beautiful as the picture.

John B.
John B.2 years ago

Thanks Gail for sharing.

Ro H.
Ro H.2 years ago


Nicole Weber
Nicole W.2 years ago

insightful, thank you

Elisabeth T.
Elisabeth T.2 years ago

Thank you....beautiful picture..

Sue Matheson
Sue Matheson2 years ago