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Change Your Self-Esteem and Improve Your Life

Change Your Self-Esteem and Improve Your Life

Each day is an opportunity to change your self-esteem. If you struggle with negative self-talk, insecurity or believe that it’s too late to build self-esteem you are wrong. You deserve to feel confident and happy with your life. Others may have told you that low self-esteem is impossible to change, but that is not the case at all. In fact, small shifts can lead to tremendous gains in self-esteem and I have several ways you can change your self-esteem starting today.

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Stop Feeling Overwhelmed and Take Control of Your Life

Stop Feeling Overwhelmed and Take Control of Your Life

Being overwhelmed makes you feel that life is out of control. Stop feeling overwhelmed and regain control of your life with these tips. Take a look.

Are you feeling overwhelmed and need to take control of your life? If you’re not careful, stress and anxiety can take over your life. I often find myself with to-do lists that are far too long, anxiety that is far too high and little-to-no motivation. Sound familiar? I was sick and tired of feeling this way, and I bet you are too, so I made some small changes that allowed me to feel in control of my life and stop feeling overwhelmed.

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How to Be Kind to Yourself and Build Self-Esteem

How to Be Kind to Yourself and Build Self-Esteem

It may feel weird to be kind to yourself. But these tips, each taking about 5 minutes, can help you be kind to yourself and improve self-esteem. Take a look.

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 is self-care, and it improves you overall self-esteem and mood.

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Why Self-Care is Important for Your Physical and Mental Health

Why Self-Care is Important for Your Physical and Mental Health

Self-care is important for your physical and mental health and relationships with others. Here are tons of tips to add self-care into your day. Take a peek.

Self-care is important for your physical health as well as your mind, soul and, let’s face it, your overall health. Without self-care, your relationships with others can suffer tremendously. Last week’s blog explained how you can practice self-care on a budget, which is important. But true self-care doesn’t have to cost a dime!

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You Can Practice Self-Care on a Budget

You Can Practice Self-Care on a Budget

Self-care on a budget is possible and imperative for your health. Here are 15 ways to practice self-care on a budget.

Self-care on a budget is possible. In fact, most acts of self-care don’t cost a thing. Self-care is simply the practice of treating yourself with enough respect that you honor and fulfill your own needs as they arise. Self-care on a budget is entirely possible.

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23 Journal Prompts to Improve Your Self-Esteem

23 Journal Prompts to Improve Your Self-Esteem

Here are 23 journal prompts for self-esteem building. You can become more confident by journaling. Check out these journal prompts and rock your self-esteem.

You can use journal prompts to improve self-esteem and get to know yourself on a deeper level. When you journal, you tap into different states of mind that help you become clearer about your desires and the person you want to become. The more often you journal to improve self-esteem, the better your relationship with yourself will be. 

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Mistakes Lead to Amazing Learning Opportunities

Stop focusing on failures and mistakes. Learn from previous experiences and gain self-confidence with these tools.

Mistakes Lead to Amazing Learning Opportunities

Many people fixate on failures, mistakes, and previous experiences that keep them stuck feeling bad about themselves. Whether it be dating that jerk for far too long, not making the grade on the big test, or rejecting the job offer that sounded too good to be true, all these things happened for a reason. These experiences are not failures. Confident and secure people have something in common, they turn their mistakes into amazing learning opportunities and grow from them.

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Summertime Sadness and Your Self Esteem

Summertime Sadness and Your Self Esteem

No matter how old you are you may be struck with some summertime sadness. Sadness can surge in the summer months and set your self-esteem into a tailspin. Whether you’re a college student who’s back home for the summer sitting in your childhood bedroom, or an adult longing for the days when they were able to spend summertime on vacation, let’s face it: summer isn’t as fun as it used to be.

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What It Means to Show Up For Yourself

What It Means to Show Up For Yourself

How do you show up for yourself? Here's how to increase your self-esteem and build positive life habits with your inner child. It all starts with showing up.

When you disconnect from your truth, your wants and desires, the things you know are good for you, then you aren’t showing up for yourself, and that decreases your self-esteem. Saying “no” to your workout, pressing the snooze button, or putting up with a difficult boss, are small and yet significant ways one doesn’t show up. Bigger circumstances can be staying in a dead-end job, a bad relationship, or avoiding your intuition. Ask yourself, what does the kid inside you deserve?  That little 6-year old who wanted to be an astronaut, president or teacher, would you show up for him or her?

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Seven Strategies to Overcome People-Pleasing

Seven Strategies to Overcome People-Pleasing

No more people pleaser. Stop trying to please everyone else. Begin taking care of yourself with 7 strategies to overcome people pleasing and build self-esteem.

If you are like me, you want to make sure those around you are happy. We strive to keep peaceful relationships in our lives and often assist others in need. Hey, we care about them right? The problem is if you always feel compelled to help or overextend yourself, it can come at the expense of your own happiness. That’s what usually happens to a people pleaser.

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