Did you know that when you believe in yourself and accept yourself for who you are, it gives you the opportunity to find success, happiness in your relationships and also help your life to flourish?

What is self esteem

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  People often times have doubts about themselves, which can lead to the feeling of being insecure about oneself. Most of the times we identify these small traits of low self-esteem, but we refuse to work on improving them.

 Low self-esteem can leave you feeling down and believing you are not good enough due to things such as:

  • Being bullied or abuse
  • Ongoing stress
  • Relationship problems
  • Being insecure about your body
  • Mental and physical health problems

 Ways to Boost your Self-esteem instantly

  • Do what makes you happy
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By doing what makes you happy you will be able to be at your best and feel more confident in yourself.

 If you don’t do what makes you happy then no one will do it for you. Try to find sometime for yourself doing the things that make you feel bold and confident, whether it is going out to shop, with friends or even staying at home to relax.

 If that is what makes you happy then do it.

  • Surround yourself with positive and supportive people


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If you want to feel confident enough, do not find yourself in a group that does not appreciate the little things you do or see how good you are. Instead, find the people that makes you feel comfortable and good about yourself in order to boost your esteem.

  • Take care of yourself


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Try to keep yourself healthy by eating the right things, exercise at least 1 hour out of your day and limit the things that does not contribute to your health.

 Taking care of yourself helps to produce positive feelings, which help to build self-confidence and self-esteem.

  • Remember that no one is perfect


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Always try to remind yourself that no one is perfect and strive to be the best version of yourself at all times. By doing this you will realize that even if you make a mistake you will not feel bad about it because you know that everyone makes mistakes. As soon as you realize that no one is perfect your self-esteem will eventually boost.

  • Put yourself first


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  Putting yourself first once in a while isn’t being selfish and it will help to boost your self-esteem. This is because you will now see your self as being good or as important as everyone. Being able to feel comfortable with yourself and you are surrounded with, does have a positive impact on whether or not you have a high self-esteem.


How often do you fall victim to other peoples opinion?

What do you love most about yourself? comment down below


Venzin, E. (2018). How Does Low Self-Esteem Negatively Affect You?. Psych Central. Retrieved on November 7, 2020, from https://psychcentral.com/blog/how-does-low-self-esteem-negatively-affect-you/

Baumeister, R.F., Campbell, J.D., Kreuger, J.I. & Vohs, K.D. (2003). Does high self-esteem cause better performance, interpersonal success, happiness or healthier lifestyles? Psychological Science in the Public Interest, 4(1), 1-44

Martina Fong

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Ways to boost your self-esteem

November 8, 2020

Target audience: teenagers to adults

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