Issues with self esteem is something we all struggle with at some point in out lives. Boosting your self esteem can greatly improve you life all around and is essential to be successful at finding peace and happiness. If you regularly use these tips, you will definently see a huge difference
1. Focus on the good people in your life-
Remember they love you. Try to cut out all the toxic relationships you may have, they only make things worse.
“Toxic people attach themselves like cinder blocks tied to your ankles, and then invite you for a swim in their poisoned waters.”
-John Mark Green
2. Don’t dwell on past mistakes/regrets-
Everyone does something that they shouldn’t have at some point in their lives. Don’t worry or beat yourself up over those mistakes. Learn to let go and grow from them.
“Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.”
– Oscar Wilde
3. Count all your blessings-
Remember to count all your blessings, both big and small.
“Count your blessings to fill your life with bliss.”
– Debasish Mridha
4. Self Talk-
When you are thinking negatively, it’s important to shut your inner critic up. Remind yourself whats true and reasonable and whats not. I wrote and article on this here.
“Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one.”
– Hans Selye
5. Accomplish goals-
Set reasonable goals for yourself that you are able to accomplish. Getting stuff done will always make you feel good. 🙂
“Accomplish something every day of your life.”
– Walter Annenberg
6. Eating healthy and exercising-
There are many studies showing how taking good care if your body can improve self esteem. And speaking from experience, I definitely agree.
“Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.”
– Jim Rohn
7. Be kind to yourself and others-
When being kind to others you will start to be kind to yourself. Seeing how happy people become when you are kind to them will definitely brighten your day.
“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.”
– Dalai Lama
8. Do not compare yourself to others-
This is super important and essential to finding peace and happiness in life. Everyone is struggling with their own problems. Focus on loving yourself. You are your number 1 priority.
“Comparison is the thief of joy.”
– Theodore Roosevelt
9. Do what makes you happy-
Follow your passion. Don’t ever worry about what others what you to do, this is something I struggled with for a long time. Just do you.
“You’ll be much more successful if you follow your dreams and follow your passions.”
– Jay Weatherill
It’s super easy and simple. Almost too simple. But smiling makes us happy by sending off chemical reaction and releasing endorphin’s into your brain which will surely increase your mood.
“Beauty is power; a smile is its sword.”
– John Ray
Remember, having amazing self esteem doesn’t happen overnight, so don’t get down on yourself for not improving quickly. Just try to use these in yourself daily life and stay optimistic. Be patient and show yourself love.