Life is a roller coaster ride. Ups and downs are an inevitable part of it.
The true essence of living life to the fullest lies in the way that how tactfully you handle whatever life throws at you. This involves keeping your self-esteem intact and constantly refueling it.
Fill your life with positivity and feel the change. The perfect balance of self-esteem is needed to keep you going.
When faced with a dilemma, the level of self-esteem can greatly alter the intensity of the issue. It can make you or break you.
1. The power is in your hand
Do not be slaves to circumstances. In fact you should be the one presiding over the situational factors and taking the decision in your favor. Never feel that you don’t have a choice but to surrender to the situation at hand.
You are responsible for your own life. You are worthy and capable enough to steer your own way through thick and thin. No power in this world can bring you down when you have given your best.
And even if you do face a setback, then that’s normal. It’s a part of life. You have got to learn to cope with it. Do not feel targeted by life’s hardships and smile through your worries. Positive self-esteem is all about owning up for your thoughts, words and actions and taking pride in whatever you do.
2. You are your own best friend
Value, love and care for yourself like you deserve the best. Pamper and treat yourself in the best possible manner. Do some soul-searching, that is connect to your inner true self.
Practice meditation as it will make you feel lighter and clear headed. Connect with nature. You will feel mentally rejuvenated. Keep negative thoughts away. Think highly of yourself and respect yourself for who you are. Take control of your feelings and thoughts and you will automatically feel lively and happy inside out.
Take care of your physical needs as well. Eat and sleep properly and in the right amount. Include a routine of physical exercise in your routine. This will keep you young at heart and mind. When you look good you feel good. Ultimately leading to higher levels of self-esteem.
3. Surround yourself with positive people
A person is known by the company he keeps. Similarly, his thought processes are also influenced by the people that surround him. Stay in the company of people who make your life worthwhile. Seek for social support. But only befriend and emotionally rely on people who genuinely love and care for you. They can help you deal with stress.
Furthermore, be grateful for who you are and what you have been blessed with, in life. Resort to ways to uplift your mood that makes you feel cheerful. Appreciate the beauty of life. A calm and serene environment can add on to your bliss. Find happiness in the small things in life and be proud of your achievements
To help you be more conscious of your strengths and successes, list them down. Keep reminding yourself of your positive traits.
After you have fed and satisfied your self-esteem, it is time to contribute to the society. Do social work. Spend time with the under privileged people without expecting anything in return.
4. Override your fears
Accomplishing something which once seemed unsurpassable and almost an impossible feat can do wonders in raising your self-esteem.
Challenge yourself, and take up something you fear.
It need not be a physically challenging task to do, as it can be as simple as overcoming the fear of public speaking or to talk to someone you don’t know. This will make you self-confident.
5. Always open to explore
World is changing so fast, food, technology, way of business, communication, these are only basics. Now let’s think how over all world is changing and with what speed.
To live your best and improve your self-esteem always open for new experience,push yourself away from your comfort zone and learn new things either its new language, new culture, new gadget or even new people around you, embrace new thing with open arms.
This simple habit will do wonders for your personality but in this way to learn new things, never give up. Because remember those have high self-esteem never give up, they take charge of their lives and their surroundings to improve others self-esteem as well.
Just make promise to yourself that “You will be the only responsible of your life, and you will live your life best. “