How To Boost Your Self-Esteem
There are a lot of factors why people have low self-esteem. It could be that they are suffering from bullying, rejection, low performance in school, being unemployed, and abused. Sometimes you can’t figure out why you have low regards to yourself. Whatever the causes are, why and how it started, let me help you learn these easy steps on how to boost your self-esteem.
You have to remember that everybody is unique with different skills, talents, and field of specialization. You don’t have to compare yourself to others to measure your worthiness or even pretend something you’re not. There’s no one who can do it better except you. Be the best version that you can be to yourself.
Being drag by pessimism wouldn’t do any good to you. How about, focusing more on the positive side? There could be things that won’t go your way and will result in self-pity, thinking that you’re not good enough. But hey, it’s not the end of the world. Think more of the bigger picture, “everything happens for a reason”. Even if it’s unsuccessful on your first try, don’t get discouraged and try it next time. If you think you can do it, of course, you can do it as what we always do “try and try until you succeed”.
Be With Someone Who Loves You
Despite having low self-esteem, be with someone who knows you best; someone who will bring out the best in you in every possible way, someone who will accept your imperfections, someone who will boost and feeds your ego, and someone who will love you just the way you are.
Do What You Do Best
We have passions, hobbies, talents, and skills. How about think of the things that you want to do? It’s a just a matter of faith to do something that you really want to but too scared to do it. If you love painting, then I’d better say “Do it!” Do something that you love and don’t be afraid to show it. If you have it, flaunt it.
Accept Your Flaws
Nobody’s perfect and that’s for sure. How are you able to boost your self-esteem if you don’t accept your flaws? Accepting what you are, your weaknesses can be your strength, too. Always remember that you will always be perfectly imperfect.
The best way to boost your self-esteem is to love yourself. No one can love you better than you do. Loving yourself can do a lot of things. You will be able to slowly focus more on the positivity, engaging more on activities that will build your confidence, self-worth, and pride.
Most importantly, boosting one’s self-esteem is a gradual process. You won’t be doing it in an instant, but it will eventually happen slowly and continuously. And for you? Yes, YOU. Don’t get affected by what the person tells you. If you feel like unworthy, just think of those steps that I mentioned. You can be anything you want to be. Just be you.
About the Author
Lucy Miller is a nutrition student, marathon runner, and a passionate writer for Mind Your Zen, a brain nutrition supplement brand. She contributes to a number of blogs, sharing useful health tips from her research as a nutrition student. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org