Improving your self esteem in five easy to apply steps
Improving your self esteem is a must if you want to be truly happy and satisfied in life. Life can seem so boring and redundant if you don't actively make something happen.
But if you've ever struggled with low self esteem then you know how difficult it is to overcome it by yourself. Sometimes you just need a little help.
Once you begin the process of feeling better about yourself it becomes an ongoing endeavor. You must continually involve yourself in activities that build your self love and self acceptance to keep your self esteem high.
Sound too hard or complicated? Trust me, it's not really once you get started.
All you need to do is love and accept yourself unconditionally. And you don't need anyone to help you do that. You can do it all by yourself by following some simple straight forward steps.
Step 1: Smile! Smile at yourself in the mirror. Smile sitting at your desk reading. Smile when someone is yelling at you. Just smile. A really big smile and teethe smile. Don't you feel better already?
Step 2: Tell yourself how much you love yourself by saying it out loud. No, you don't have to do it out loud if there are other people around you who might think you have finally lost your mind. Just say it to yourself until you get alone in your car or somewhere will no one will hear you.
Step 3: Keep an "I'm grateful for" list. This little step will open your eyes to the little things in life that we sometimes take for granted. The idea is to take nothing for granted because you never know what tomorrow will bring.
Step 4: Walk with your head high. No more walking with your head hanging. Believe me it will give you bad posture if you hold your body in this positive for too long. And you don't want that hump in your back when your old. It doesn't look right.
Step 5: Exercise. Take a short 15 minute walk or a 5 minute jog. Do whatever it takes to get moving. Motion is energy. And lots of positive energy will improve your self esteem.
Just by doing these simple steps you could improve your self esteem tremulously. Because if you think about it, true change comes about by a bunch of tiny little steps.
Little doable steps it all it takes to completely redesign your life. Think about it, you can smile right? Say I Love You? Make an I'm grateful for list? Exercise? Good then you have what you need to get started.
The hardest part is just getting started. Once you begin the rest is downhill. We all know that it's a lot harder to take that first step or in this case put on that first smile. But once you do you'll be a lot happier with yourself and your life in general.
But I do want you to know that improving your self esteem is completely under your control. You can choose to do these 5 simple steps or you can choose not to.
I really hope that you do use these steps. I know they work. Even though they seem so simple and maybe a little basic to really make any difference, trust me they do.
Improving your self esteem doesn't have to be difficult or involve extremely complicated task to get the job done. Just a simple smile can take you a long way in the right direction.
You be in charge of that direction. You take the steps toward a happier and healthier you. You decide how you're going to feel and what you're going to do.
Improving your self esteem is your responsibility. Take control.
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