To love yourself is to show kindness and understanding to yourself Moreover, to love yourself is to give yourself encouragement and show concern for yourself. Hence to love yourself is to give yourself unconditional positive regard. Then, to love self you want to:
Self-esteem is how we feel about our self or our abilities and our worth in all areas of life. If one “feels enough” in the different situations in his life, he has high self-esteem. And he consistently feels okay or comfortable with who one is on a daily basis, he has stable self-esteem. How can each of us have stable High Self-Esteem?
An illness, a divorce, job loss, or loss of a loved one knocked a person down and out. Or an economic crisis. Has a situation ever knocked you down and out? Sometimes you found yourself down and out from a situation that you could not cope with. Did you say to yourself, “Would I feel better if I gave up?” How did you come back from failure?
What I want to share with you is how to come back from failure after being knocked down and out. There are four proven ways to do so:
When we have peace of mind, we are not in an adversarial relationship with our lives and ourselves. When we can know and feel we can handle our daily life free of anxiety, we are confident. Thus, we like and respect ourselves. Below are the steps you want to gain peace of mind.
When you were a child growing up, did your mother or father wake you up by gently shaking you and saying, “Rise up and Shine.”? If so, you probably knew that meant to pay attention to your teacher today. Make good grades. And don’t get in trouble. So, you learned it meant, “Do your best.”
Have you ever attended an event, such as a Christmas tree lightning, in the winter? In your excitement, did you forget about how cold it was, or did you choose thoughts to deal with the cold? Or did you attend a fireworks celebration in July and forgot about the heat. Positive thoughts of the event led you to choose thoughts to cope with the cold or the heat. If you have had this experience or a similar experience, you know the power of thoughts.