Have you ever said something you had to take back? Most of us have. Would you like to “Watch What You Say” easily?
Sometimes we say things that come out wrong. Or that we mean one way and another person interprets it another way. Sometimes it is funny, and people laugh with us. And other times, we admit we “Put our foot in our mouth,” and laugh at ourselves hoping others will laugh with us.
To appreciate yourself is to raise and expand the value of the good in you. It is to find ways to make your qualities more valuable and thus more valuable to you. Thus, you make yourself important to you and feel important. People hunger to feel important.
“A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval,” said Mark Twain. (Awaken the Greatness Within, 2015-2020. Accessed January 17, 2021. https://www.awakenthegreatnesswithin.com/35-inspirational-quotes-on-approval/
If you are reading this, that means you want to know how to approve of yourself. And to continue to read might be a way to start to approve of yourself.
Are you aware of how living with greater awareness can change your life? In “Live Consciously,” the second chapter in Rise Up to Yourself: Greater Success Awaits, you learn what conscious living will mean to your life.
Self-awareness allows us to know what makes us feel good and what does not. When we know this, we can choose self-talk to “feel enough,” and to like ourselves. To develop greater self-awareness and thus positive self-talk, you want to:
Presence is a catalyst for task accomplishment and creating success. When we live in the present, we give our full attention to and engage in what is going on in the now. Doing so promotes task or goal achievement and successful outcomes. Each time we complete a task, we gain confidence in our capability and thus in our ability to reach our goals. We like ourselves. To create greater success, we want to take a closer look at the relationship between presence and our success and self-esteem.
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?