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5 Tips How To Manage Your Self Esteem

No matter who you are, you’ve probably dealt with self-esteem issues at some point in your life. For some, these issues go away quickly, because everyone’s allowed a bad day now and then. But others can and do struggle with self-esteem issues for much longer. It’s not fair that you experience these negative thoughts, so what can you do to manage your self-esteem and see yourself how others see you? 

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5 Tips How To Manage Your Self Esteem

#1: Identify What’s Causing The Problem 

Self-esteem problems come in many forms, so identifying why you don’t feel great about yourself is the best place to start. Are you worried about your looks? Do you believe you haven’t achieved as much as you should have done? Are you self-conscious about your wardrobe? 

Whatever the reason, you can take action to overcome these issues. If you’re having trouble with going bald, a receding hairline treatment could be an effective solution. Likewise, if you’re worried about your health and fitness, going to the gym or playing sports will help you look and feel better. 

#2: Adopt a Positive Mindset 

It’s easy to listen to the mean little voice that reminds you that you aren’t good enough. But this little voice is just trying to get attention. The best thing you can do is ignore it because it will get boring and go away eventually. 

You can even take it a step further by adopting a positive mindset. Instead of using negative self-talk, remind yourself about all the great things you’ve done in life or your talents. The more you focus on positivity, the easier it will be to feel better about yourself. 

#3: Stop Comparing Yourself 

While the likes of Instagram, LinkedIn, and Facebook have made it easier to connect with people globally, they are not perfect platforms. Many people use these platforms to brag about their lives, and while they’re entitled to do that, it can also cause self-esteem problems for others. 

Many people take to social media to pass the time and they end up comparing themselves to others. They see people travelling the world or eating at fancy restaurants. They feel like they haven’t done anything to compare to that. If you get off social media and focus on yourself, your self-esteem will improve.

#4: Treat Yourself 

It can be tough to rationalise treating yourself in this economy. Many people feel like they can’t afford to splash out and do something they want to do because they have too many other things to worry about. 

While this shows self-restraint, it also makes for a life where you just exist, and that’s no life at all. Treating yourself is important, and you can try self-care ideas to give yourself something to look forward to. You don’t need to take a big holiday yet, but you can plan something major later, maybe to celebrate a milestone.

#5: Self Image 

Your self-image matters. How you see yourself can influence your attitude and how you live your life. This is why having low self-esteem can be so debilitating. If you want to improve your self-esteem and feel better about yourself, these tips can guide you in the right direction and help you make positive changes.

this is a contributed article 

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Shelley Whittaker

Shelley is the Founder of Wander & Luxe. She is an award nominated blogger and has worked in the travel, motherhood and lifestyle space since 2016. Her mission is to inspire family wanderlust by showing her adventures and sharing her knowledge and know how when travelling with kids. All whilst she tries to conquer motherhood and indulge in life’s little luxuries.

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Shelley Whittaker

Shelley is the Founder of Wander & Luxe. She is an award nominated blogger and has worked in the travel, motherhood and lifestyle space since 2016. Her mission is to inspire family wanderlust by showing her adventures and sharing her knowledge and know how when travelling with kids. All whilst she tries to conquer motherhood and indulge in life’s little luxuries.

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