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Don’t Let Toxic Thinking Patterns Rule Your Life

Negative thinking patterns can interfere with self-esteem and confidence. Therapist Emily Roberts has five tools that can help you transform your thoughts.

Don’t Let Toxic Thinking Patterns Rule Your Life

Toxic thinking patterns interfere with one’s self-confidence in a major way. How are you supposed to feel confident, or make the space in your mind to feel good when you focus on the bad? Your brain becomes attuned to looking for more negativity when you focus on it, so small shifts towards the positive can be powerful (How to Overcome Negative Thinking Patterns with Ease). You can identify and erase toxic thinking patterns from your mind.

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How to Overcome Negative Thinking Patterns with Ease

Learn how to overcome negative thinking patterns, improve your confidence and take control over your mind with these easy tools.

How to Overcome Negative Thinking Patterns with Ease

You can learn to overcome negative thinking patterns and finally feel confident (How Negative Thinking Kills Your Confidence). The more your mind focuses on the negatives in your life, the harder it is to feel happy, and it interferes with developing confidence. Our society obsesses over drama and negative news which makes it hard to think in a positive way. However, you can practice these tools to help you integrate more positive thinking patterns into your life.

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Some Days It’s Hard to Be a Positive Person

It can be hard to be a positive person but these three tricks will help you break free from negative thinking and feel more confident in just a few minutes.

Some Days It’s Hard to Be a Positive Person

I’m generally a positive person, but is it hard to be a positive person? I look for the good in each day, make lemons out of lemonade and try to practice what I preach. When negative feelings take over it can be hard to feel confident. Today I was overwhelmed and really tried to be a positive person, but it just wasn’t working. I’d be lying if I said each day was easy or that every time I got knocked down I bounced back without a scrape. However I have learned some great ways to feel more positive even on bad days when it feels hard to be a positive person. 

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Don’t Let Negative People Harm Your Confidence

Negative people impact your mood and confidence. Here are 5 ways to stay positive when dealing with negative people.

Don’t Let Negative People Harm Your Confidence

Negative people are everywhere and negative people can harm your confidence dramatically. If we aren’t careful, their negativity can rub off on us leading to self-esteem issues, unhappiness and lower self-confidence. We can’t avoid all the negative people and energy that come into our lives but we can take measures to stay aware and positive. Don’t let those negative people harm your confidence.

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How to Stop Negative Self-Talk and Silence Your Inner Critic

Learn how to stop your negative self-talk from consuming your mind and don’t let it make you insecure. These tips help you talk back to negative self-talk and improve self-esteem.

How to Stop Negative Self-Talk and Silence Your Inner Critic

It can be hard to stop negative self-talk from consuming your mind, but it’s possible. The more you become aware of your sneaky inner critic and fight back, the easier it will become. Extinguishing negative self-talk is vital in the quest for happiness and building unbreakable self-esteem. It is a concept we are constantly fighting against in a society that perceives self-worth by race, status, youth, sex, power, money, attractiveness, attention on social media, and other external factors. 

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How to Use Positive Affirmations to Improve Your Self-Esteem

Positive affirmations can change your self-esteem. Learn how you can change your thoughts and change your life today with positive affirmations.

How to Use Positive Affirmations to Improve Your Self-Esteem

A great way to improve your self-esteem is to use positive affirmations. Positive affirmations may seem silly to some but they work. Many people have automatic thinking patterns that are negative. These negative thoughts may be so deep-rooted so it can be hard to change them without effort and awareness. Using positive affirmations can improve your self-esteem.

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8 Secrets of Positive People

Do you want to know the secrets of positive people? Here are eight ways they keep thinking and feeling positive.

8 Secrets of Positive People

Positive people have some secrets to share with you. Whether you struggle with negative thinking, low self-esteem or too many bad days, you can learn something from people who look at the world through rose-colored glasses. Positive people aren’t just born this way, they, too, have endured bad days and many have struggled with feeling good about themselves. That’s why the secrets of positive people are valuable, they’ve been in your shoes.

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6 Ways to Change Your Thoughts and Improve Self-Esteem

When you change your thoughts you can improve your self-esteem. Here are six ways to shift your thoughts from the negative to the positive.

6 Ways to Change Your Thoughts and Improve Self-Esteem

It may seem scary or even impossible to change your thoughts but you can change your thought to improve your self-esteem. The automatic thoughts you’ve had for years are familiar and served a purpose at one point in your life. However, think about how many of these are negative and hurtful. The more negative thoughts you have, the lower your self-esteem will be (How I Recovered From A Self-Esteem Setback). So wouldn’t it be nice to change your thoughts and improve your self-esteem?

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How to Be Kind to Yourself and Build Self-Esteem

Be kind to yourself and your self-esteem will improve. Try these easy tips that take less than five minutes to help you learn to be kind to yourself.

How to Be Kind to Yourself and Build Self-Esteem

In order to have healthy self-esteem, it’s important to be kind to yourself. Many of us neglect taking care of ourselves emotionally. It’s easier to be nice to others rather than ourselves sometimes. This doesn’t have to be a time-consuming assignment. You can be nice to yourself in small increments each day. Being kind to yourself can improve you overall self-esteem and mood.

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Stop Being Overly Critical of Yourself

Stop Being Overly Critical of Yourself

Being overly critical of yourself goes hand in hand with low self-esteem as well as other mental health issues such as depression and anxiety. Constructive criticism can be appropriate, healthy, and helpful at times; however, being overly critical is not. When you’re overly critical, you might have unreasonable expectations, exaggerate the negatives or you might be extremely judgemental of yourself. For a healthy self-esteem, it’s important to see yourself in a healthy, balanced way. To do that, you need to stop being overly critical of yourself.

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