A person who has high self-esteem feels he or she has value. Thus, he feels worthy and deserving of the best life has to offer. Because he believes in his strengths and abilities, he sets goals based on them. Thus, he feels capable and confident. He trusts himself to reach his goals.
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:
To respect ourselves we must find the best within us and live with our best selves. Then, we want to overcome the barriers to self-respect, so that we can begin to give ourselves the respect we desire.
Comparing ourselves to others is self-defeating. It causes us not to see our self as a separate person with individual strengths and abilities. Then, comparing our self to another person leads us to think that the other person has no faults and that we should be like that person. Therefore, this causes one to feel less than and leads to self-criticism, which further undermines self-esteem. So, would it be important to you to release comparison now?
When we choose to live according to our truth, we are true to ourselves. Then, to be true to yourself means you listen to your inner wisdom and follow it. You live with integrity. You pursue your dream(s).
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.