Psychologists Have Some Tips on How to Quickly Raise Your Self-Esteem

There are a lot of people in the world who have really low self-esteem. All because of childhood traumas, people who may have shaken your confidence, bullying at school, and other circumstances. But lack of confidence in their own abilities plays a cruel joke on you. It does not allow you to become a truly happy person, succeed or even build a healthy relationship.

The first step to solving the problem – is recognition. So you should honestly answer the question, “Why do I have low self-esteem?” Perhaps you are afraid of making a mistake or becoming a laughing stock in the eyes of others. If so, you should understand one truth: you have to live your life in a way that makes you feel good. Remember that people come into your life and go out of it, and the only person who stays with you always – is yourself.

How to improve your self-esteem – psychologist’s tips

Praise yourself. Try to find harmony within yourself. What do you need for this? First of all, praise yourself for even the smallest achievements. For example, for the first time in a year, you did morning exercises. After that, go to the mirror and praise yourself, think you’ve become even better.

Stop comparing yourself to others. Everyone is different, and that doesn’t mean that someone is better and someone is worse. It was nature’s way of thinking that each of us has our own talent. It is better to put your energy into developing your own talents, and you will see that your world will play with new colors. That way you will feel empowered and even superior to others.

Talk to positive people. If you have toxic people in your life, then they are worth breaking off any relationship. Think about it: what do they bring into your life, except negativity? If the answer is “nothing”, feel free to cut all ties and build a relationship only with those who energize you and push you to new achievements. In this case, yourself be to people that “motor” that is able to “wind” to any feat.

Say affirmations. Maybe it sounds ridiculous and you do not believe in all these things, but in fact, they work perfectly at your subconscious level. Repeat daily the phrases “I am gaining confidence in myself”, “I am the most beautiful and intelligent”, “I have so many talents”, “I am a happy person”, “I have already achieved a lot, and only the best is ahead of me”. In just a few days you will be amazed at the results.

Stop berating yourself. Everyone has the right to make mistakes. And believe me: nothing will happen if you allow it. No one will punish you for it. You should learn to accept yourself for who you are and love yourself, even if you slip up somewhere.

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Written by Emma Miller

I am a registered dietitian nutritionist and own a private nutrition practice, where I provide one-on-one nutritional counseling to patients. I specialize in chronic disease prevention/ management, vegan/ vegetarian nutrition, pre-natal/ postpartum nutrition, wellness coaching, medical nutrition therapy, and weight management.

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