How To Be Successful in Life – Raising Your Self Esteem
HOW TO GET A LITTLE SELF-ESTEEM GOING
There’s nothing bad about having high self-esteem. It’s healthy for us. It makes us feel good about ourselves. It gives us the confidence to go out there and achieve. It helps us to deal with whatever life throws our way in a constructive manner. Here are a few tips to help you boost your self-esteem:
BE A GOOD SAMARITAN
There is nothing that can improve your sense of self worth faster, and as much as, doing good for others. Just knowing that you have helped someone in need is enough to give your life, and your existence meaning. Tell a joke. Listen to friend. Volunteer your time. It doesn’t have to be something big. It just has to be something that comes from the heart.
SET YOUR GOALS
How can you achieve anything if you don’t know what is it that you want to make happen in the first place? You need to set goals so that you know what you’re striving for. Imagine how high your self-esteem will be when you actually achieve your goals! It can be as simple as drinking an extra glass of water each day, or as ambitious as writing the next great novel. Set it, work towards it, and it might just happen.
AFFIRM THAT YOU ARE SPECIAL
You are a unique individual. You have been given a combination of skills and talents that no one else in the world is privy to. You can use these gifts to do anything that you set your mind you. Tell yourself this every morning until you truly believe it, because it is true. There is no one else like you and that in itself makes you special.
SURROUND YOURSELF WITH POSITIVE PEOPLE
Think about your circle of friends. Is there anyone who just makes you feel like you can do anything in the world because they are full of encouragement? Now, is there someone who just brings you down? These are exactly the people that you don’t want to have around you.
At the same time, you don’t need people who are just going to say what they think you want to hear. There are those who genuinely care about you and want only the best for you. Surrounding yourself with these people will really make you feel that you are worth something and that’s all the incentive you need to make your self esteem soar.
Things don’t always go the way that you’ve planned. That’s why you need to most of things when they do. Pat yourself on the back. You’ve done it. It was your skill, your talent and your hard work that made it happen. That’s something to be proud of you yourself for. It doesn’t how small or big a success it was. The point is that you achieved it and that’s something to boost your self-esteem.
Feel good about yourself. You’ve earned it. You’ve made no more mistakes than anyone else. You’ve done nothing less than anyone else. Follow the advice given above and feel the difference in your self-esteem.
To your success
Andy Shaw – A Bug Free Mind