If you have realised you suffer from low self-esteem and you are taking steps to improve it, it is also worth considering the actions you are taking that may worsen the way you feel about yourself. These five things are definitely ones that I find intensify low self-esteem, and that we need to avoid: 1.Shutting … Continue reading 5 things to avoid if you have low self-esteem
Day 15 of 31 Days of Wellbeing... This is probably the hardest mental activity to do so far. We are often told to make a list of our strengths as part of a wellbeing challenge, but in Fearne Cotton's 'Happy: Journal' book, I was asked to do something completely opposite, which was scary but actually … Continue reading 31 Days of Wellbeing: Day 15
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
Well, after a 4 month break here I am writing again. Partly because I have missed having a hobby like this - blogging is a fantastic way to be creative and get writing. However it is also partly because I miss having an outlet where I can (hopefully) help raise others' and my own self-esteem. Writing this blog … Continue reading Boost of the Day
Don't be too worried about feeling a little fear in your heart. Bravery means taking a step when you're afraid sometimes, and bravery can take you some pretty amazing places.
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
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
Let's go into the weekend loving the way we are, flaws and all. You are good enough, you deserve a good life. Never forget that! Happy Friday xx
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