Do you find yourself making excuses about others actions or your behavior? Learn how to stop suffering and improve your self-esteem with this DBT skill.
This piece is about making excuses over improving your self-esteem. Making excuses for your behavior or the behavior of someone else drastically depletes your self-esteem and self-respect. It actually makes other people lose respect for you, too. Making excuses leads to blame, which makes harder to start accepting the reality of a given situation and moving on with your life. So, stop making excuses and improve your self-esteem.