Treat your body like it's your best friend. Day Twenty six: Move I've been away this weekend in Belfast celebrating a good friend's wedding, which has been a lot of fun. However, I've eaten a lot of naughty food, spent a lot of time lounging on a hotel bed and generally not moved by body … Continue reading 30 Day Self Esteem Challenge: Day Twenty Six
“Empathy is seeing with the eyes of another, listening with the ears of another and feeling with the heart of another.” – Alfred Adler Day Twenty Four: Empathy Do you feel empathy easily for others? If so, do you also feel it towards yourself? Often I feel empathy for others, for example if someone makes … Continue reading 30 Day Self Esteem Challenge: Day Twenty Four
Comparison is truly the bloody thief of joy! I, amongst many others, am terrible for this. Only yesterday, I was running further than I have gone in months (rather slowly mind!), and I was beating myself up because other people were overtaking me. Why wasn't I praising myself for running further than usual instead? It got me … Continue reading Boost of the Day
Don't define yourself by the past. Today defines you - so take this opportunity to start again.
Love yourself and you will teach others to do exactly the same. Teach others to treat you with respect and love by showering yourself with care and affection. If you do not learn to love yourself, how can you expect others to? I created this website because I understand how important self love is to happiness! … Continue reading Boost of the Day #173: Show them how to love you
I have spent many years of dating (mostly) men who made me anxious and miserable, and now I am in a happy relationship I can see what my issue was. I chose partners who were not ready for commitment. The ones who would be charming when we spent time together, but who were not that interested … Continue reading Boost of the Day #172: Be someone’s priority
Be a woman who increases others' self-esteem, not one who destroys it.
Over the next few weeks, I am looking at common thoughts that people with low self-esteem have, found within this Buzzfeed article, and how we can possibly address them. For the full list, click here. It isn't just women who suffer from low self-esteem issues. Men are expected to have high levels of confidence and … Continue reading Addressing common self-esteem issues: Issue #11
If you let people walk all over you, you are teaching them a lesson. That they can walk all over you and get away with it. So they will learn from this lesson, and do it again. What's the alternative? When somebody does something which makes you unhappy, tell them this is not welcome and not … Continue reading Boost of the Day #161: Teach others what you deserve
Your brain is an incredibly powerful organ. Your thoughts can have a powerful impact on your mood and your life. Positive thinking often leads to smiles, success and happiness. Negative thinking can lead to anxiety, depression and at worst, suicide. You need to treat your brain with the respect such a powerful organ deserves. If … Continue reading Boost of the Day #160: Believing your thoughts