Even the most confident people struggle from time to time with their self esteem. It is hard to keep a positive vibe 100% of the time. However, practicing good behaviors and being in tune with yourself will make it easier to have and maintain high self-esteem.
The first step is to identify your strengths and insecurities. Can you improve on your strengths? If yes, then do so. When it comes to your insecurities, you should push yourself to overcome those. Regularly applying yourself will build your confidence.
Are the people around you positive or negative? This could unknowingly have a huge impact on your mood and outlook. So you should surround yourself with people who give off good energy and are supportive.
You need to constantly challenge yourself. They don’t have to be massive undertakings. Just having little goals that you meet will be uplifting.
Practice being assertive. Now, you don’t have to be mean, but you should set boundaries and have your needs met. Pushing back on others and not being passive will show others that you’re serious. Plus, you’ll feel a lot better when you stand your ground and don’t let others walk all over you.
Teach yourself how to be aware of your moods and thoughts. Don’t let them control you. Being self-aware will help you stop the negativity before it can begin.
Always be kind to yourself. Instead of breaking yourself down, build yourself up. Stomp those thoughts of self-doubt out of your head.
It will be a pivotal moment in your life when you can finally get to a place where you’re not questioning your worth. Doing little things here and there to boost your self-esteem will eventually get you to a place where you can fully embrace who you are. Turn your world upside down and don’t ever let someone else tell you who you are. The only one who knows that is you. The only one who stands in your way is you. So step aside and let the inner you shine!