Many people feel comfortable in some situations and uncomfortable in others. Do you feel good about yourself wherever you are and with whomever you come in contact? Or are there some situations where you wish you felt more confidence? If your answer to the latter is yes, you want to read ‘Why Build Self-Esteem,’ the first chapter of my book, Build Self-Esteem.
What does success mean to you? Would you like the success you desire in life?
To accept yourself is to love yourself. It is self-caring or being empathetic to yourself. And It is nourishing yourself. If you want to accept yourself, let go of the five things below:
Self-esteem is the reputation one holds with oneself. It is appreciating one’s worth. And feeling satisfied with who you are. Thus, it affects your confidence in your ability to reach your goals and thus achieve success.
Self-reliance is knowing you can stand on your own two feet. It is listening to your inner guidance or nudges, etc., rather than to others. Or to external factors. When you are self-reliant, you believe you can do what you need to do to become successful and take care of yourself. Then, being self-reliant is having the essential component for developing high self-esteem and confidence.
To develop self-reliance, you want to do the following:
Assertiveness is a powerful form of communication that you can you can use to take care of yourself while building positive relationships. If you assert yourself appropriately on a regular basis, you build self-esteem to the degree that you:
Would you like to reach your goals in life and do so easier and with less stress? And enhance your self-esteem and confidence? If so, would it be important to you to have proven strategies for successful goal achievement?
Here are the five strategies for successful goal achievement:
We want to know and feel we can reach our desired goals, express our opinions, and handle criticism, conflict, and difficult situations to feel okay. So, how do we release feelings of inadequacy?
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.”