Tag: self acceptance

25 Ways to Raise Your Self Esteem

25 Ways to Raise Your Self Esteem

Tools to Raise Your Self-esteem Here are 25 ways to raise your self-esteem: 1. Figure out what your problem is. Realize your problem isn’t who you are, it’s what you have used to protect your physical and emotional well being. It’s hiding who you are: a beautiful 

5 Ways To Treat Yourself

5 Ways To Treat Yourself

One of the hardest things to do as an adult is to find the time to look after yourself. With busy schedules and various deadlines to meet, it’s important you’re focusing on a little self-care. From treating yourself to a shopping spree to booking a 

I am not good enough

I am not good enough

Do you feel “good enough”? This sentence “I am not good enough” is one that many of us tell ourselves on occasion. Sometimes we don’t even realise that we feel this way about ourselves..but consider the following: Do you change who you are for the 

Looking After Number One

Looking After Number One

Depression, anxiety, and stress can cause us to neglect many aspects of ourselves from our social life, to our everyday health. But, by ignoring these critical areas of ourselves, we are causing more problems and exacerbating our conditions.    Coming to terms with the fact 

Thoughts on strong women

Thoughts on strong women

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent – Eleanor Roosevelt I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day, and I believe in 

Signs that you don’t value yourself enough

Signs that you don’t value yourself enough

Have you ever asked yourself whether you value yourself enough? When we value ourselves we tend to have increased happiness levels, we maintain clear boundaries and we have no problem speaking up for ourselves. We are born blank slates, as we grow older we begin 

The reasons why you feel so lost and wiped out

The reasons why you feel so lost and wiped out

People pleasing People pleasing often comes from low self esteem. We don’t like ourselves enough and this increases our need for external validation. We end up running ourselves ragged in an attempt to  feel better about ourselves. Not very clever is it? You will never 

Stop caring about what others think

Stop caring about what others think

We all care about what others think of us to some degree. Evolutionary Psychologists say this is because we needed others to survive millions of years ago. If we were shunned from the tribe, our chances of survival dimished rapidly. We are social creatures and 

What to do when you don’t like yourself

What to do when you don’t like yourself

I’m a big contender in the self hatred stakes. So what do you do when you don’t like yourself? I think my feelings of self loathing originated in my childhood. My parents were very critical of me and there were rarely any kind words. This 

Body confidence and mental health

Body confidence and mental health

Body confidence and mental health are closely linked. Look at eating disorders as evidence of this. I know how not feeling good about myself can affect my mood and it can make or break my day if I feel good/bad about my body and my