How to boost your self-esteem
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms
and refusing to abide by the judgements of others.
– Oprah Winfrey
Self-esteem – confidence in one’s own worth or abilities; self-respect.
In other words it is how much you like yourself and how much you value yourself.
All of us come into this world with a high self-esteem, but usually at a quite early age we acquire a fear of being judged. That’s when we start worrying about what others think of us and how they see us.
Because of that it is very important to teach young children to like themselves for who they are. So that they can grow into strong, loving themselves, confident adults.
A strong, positive self-image is the best possible
preparation for success in life.
– Dr. Joyce Brothers
However, many of us lack that kind of reassurance as a child. We very often develop rather low self-esteem with very little confidence. It leads to a need for approval and validation from others for a whole life.
We all want to be liked and for that very often try so hard to please people around us. But all what it takes is to like ourselves and be nice to ourselves.
Most fears of rejection rest on the desire for approval from other people.
Don’t base your self-esteem on their opinions.
– Harvey Mackay
So build your self-esteem, and praise yourself instead of judging. Change the language, the words and the pictures that you have in your mind about yourself. Be kind and generous.
Your body is responding to the thought as a fact, because thoughts are things and every thought you have has a physical reaction in the body and an emotional response.
Talk to yourself like you would to someone you love.
– Brene Brown
Say to yourself: I’m kind, I’m smart, I’m good with people, I have amazing coping skills. I matter, I have a good personality, I have many talents that I’m really good at, and love yourself…
Just by doing that you will change everything, because the pictures you make in your head and the words you say to yourself determine the way you feel about everything, they create your reality. So by changing the way you speak to yourself, you change the pictures and with that you change your reality.
Just like that.
You can do it any time you want. Just dialogue with yourself in a particular way, use positive and empowering words, praise yourself every day, reactivate that confidence that you have been born with and change your life.
Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you
that is greater than any obstacle.
– Christian D. Larson
Believe in yourself, here and now. When you believe in yourself other people will believe in you too.
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Inspired by Marisa Peer.
Wholeheartedly dedicated to your happiness and success,
Beata was born and grew up in Poland. At the age of 21 she moved to Germany and then eight years later to the UK. She is a passionate entrepreneur driven by burning desire to raise awareness about what we are truly capable of as humans and together with like-minded people, create a better sustainable world for the future generations. She is a mother to two beautiful girls, identical twins Atiya and Caira and wife to Sebastian. She is a Holistic Therapist and Kundalini Yoga practitioner. She is intensively learning and implementing healthy nutrition and natural healing in her family life with great success. She loves travelling and exploring new cultures and meeting new people, fascinated by the diversity and beauty in the world. She is extremely dedicated to inspire others to make their dream come true too.