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Sunday, November 12, 2017

7 Ways To Help Boost Your Self Esteem

In today's busy world, it's sometimes difficult to find the time to do something for yourself. Yet spending just a little time everyday on yourself will boost your self esteem, ultimately allowing you to be a better person for yourself and your family. Try out these 7 ideas. 

1. Do something you've been putting off.

From the simplest task of writing a letter, to something you've been contemplating for some time like a facelift, taking control and getting it done can have a huge impact on your self-esteem. It will make you feel good to finally be able to place a checkmark by that lingering goal.

2. Make time to do something you are good at. 

Getting caught in the day-to-day chores of life can bring down anyone's mood. Make sure you dedicate some time every week to do something you enjoy, and are good at. From painting, to dancing, to writing, or even golfing; whatever you choose make sure its something that requires your full attention.

3. Learn how to relax completely.

If you are feeling low or anxious about something, the first thing to do is to stop and relax. Feeling anxious or low is often accompanied by stress. When you concentrate on relaxing, your feelings will begin to disappear. Choose to learn a wonderful skill that will continue to help you throughout your life, such as meditation, yoga or Tai Chi.

4. Congratulate yourself on things you've already accomplished. 

Look back at your life; what have you completed in your life? Don't look for large items; instead, look for the little things in life. Passing a test, losing 5 pounds after the holidays, and or signing up for a new class are all reasons of celebration.

5. Establish goals you can realistically achieve.

What separates a doable goal from one that will never be achieved is the ability to see yourself accomplishing it. Looking like you did when you were 20 is not possible at the age of 50. But you can have a goal to lose 10 pounds, or to have a Botox treatment twice a year to reduce the fine lines around your eyes.

6. Rely on your own opinions.

Your goals and values have seen you through this far. Don't do things based on the beliefs of others. Instead, choose things that will make you feel better about yourself, and have a more positive attitude towards life. If you've always wanted cosmetic surgery to fix the bump on your nose, then by all means do it. Taking charge will do wonders for your attitude.

7. Spend time with nurturing people.

Take a look at the people you spend time with. Do they have a positive outlook on life? Do they have a positive lifestyle? Spending time with positive people will motivate you to take charge of your life, and turn it into a happy, successful experience.

Boosting your self-esteem isn't a once in awhile thing. Instead, it's a process that should help you live a stronger, healthier lifestyle. Spend time every day taking care of yourself, and find things that will help you become a better you.


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