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How to boost your self-esteem

We all have an inner critic and sometimes that voice completely takes over! We give you some tips that may help you boost your self-esteem when you need it the most, because nothing is more important than how you think and feel about yourself.

There are many things we can do to help our self-esteem, but what works for one person may not work for another, so keep that in mind while reading through these tips.

Exercise
Exercising is a great way to release endorphins. Getting through a workout can help renew your belief in yourself, and seeing yourself improve gradually over time is also a great way to boost your confidence.

Dress to impress
Taking care to dress nice and get ready for the day can help boost self-esteem. Instead of staying inside all day in your pajamas, try dressing up a bit and get outside! Being outdoors around nature and people is a great way to give your self-esteem a boost.

Be grateful
Practicing mindfulness every day is a great way to train yourself to stay in the present. In addition, try keeping a gratitude journal and write down at the end of the day three things you’re grateful for. This can help you focus on things that make you happy instead of worrying or getting down on yourself for things that don’t matter much in the long run.

Visit with family and friends
This is something that I personally use whenever I’m feeling down. Talking with family and friends can boost your mood and help you feel like you’re part of a community.

Do something you love
Most important tip of them all; Find something you love to do, and do that everyday. You don’t have to be good at it, it doesn’t have to be perfect, it’s just important to do something that makes you happy. Being happy and improving at something you love to do is a great way to boost your overall confidence and self-esteem!

I hope these tips have helped you or have inspired you to figure out what it is you can do to lift yourself up!


By: Samantha Thayer

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    Christina Danielsen
    November 1, 2016 at 6:21 am

    …. and embrace silence to address whatever makes you feel the way to do …. accept and let it go 🙂 🙂 🙂

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