10 Simple Ways to Boost Your Self-Esteem Quickly

Low self-esteem is unfortunately a self-fulling prophecy. The worse you feel about who you are and what you do, the less motivation you'll have to do what it takes to build your self-esteem.From there it's easy to spiral down into a cycle of negative and circular thinking, keeping you mired in damaging--and erroneous--beliefs.How can you stop this vicious cycle and start moving yourself in a more positive direction?Here are 10 ways. A Mind Map by Arpit Banjara

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1. 1) Get clear on your values.

1.1. Determine what your values are and examine your life

1.1.1. to see where you're not living in alignment with what you believe

1.1.2. Then make any necessary changes

1.2. The more you know what you stand for

1.2.1. the more confident you will be

2. 2) Challenge your limiting beliefs.

2.1. When you catch yourself thinking negatively about yourself

2.1.1. stop and challenge yourself

2.2. Don't let yourself be limited by erroneous beliefs.

3. 3) Stand at edge of your comfort zone.

3.1. Stretch yourself and move to the edge of your comfort zone

3.1.1. Get uncomfortable

3.1.2. try something new

3.2. meet different people or approach a situation in an unconventional way

3.2.1. Confidence begins at the edge of your comfort zone.

4. 4) Heal your past.

4.1. Unresolved issues and drama can keep you trapped in low self-esteem.

4.2. Seek the support of a trained counselor to help you heal the past

4.2.1. so you can move onto the future in a confident and self-assured way

5. 5) Stop worrying about what others think.

5.1. When you worry about what others will think of you

5.1.1. you never feel free to be completely yourself

5.2. Make a firm decision to stop worrying about what other people think

5.3. begin making choices based on what you want

5.3.1. not what you think others want from you

6. 6) Reclaim your integrity.

6.1. Define what integrity means for you

6.1.1. and ensure that you're living in accordance with that understanding

6.2. If your life isn't aligned with your character

6.2.1. it will drain you and leave you feeling bad about yourself

7. 7) Let negative people go.

7.1. If there are people in your life who are negative

7.1.1. who have nothing positive to say or who put you down or take advantage of you

7.1.2. do the smart thing and let them go

7.2. The only way to find your self-esteem is to surround yourself with supportive positive people

7.2.1. who admire you and value you

8. 8) Draw a line in the sand.

8.1. The best way to find your self-esteem is to create personal boundaries

8.1.1. Know what your boundaries are and how you wish to respond when people cross them

8.2. Don't allow others to control you

8.2.1. take advantage of you or manipulate you

8.3. To be confident is to maintain firm boundaries

9. 9) Welcome failure as part of growth.

9.1. It's a common response to be hard on yourself when you've failed

9.2. But if you can shift your thinking to understand that failure is an opportunity to learn

9.2.1. that it plays a necessary role in learning and growth

9.2.2. it can help you keep perspective

9.3. Remember too that failure means you're making an effort

10. 10) Care about your appearance.

10.1. When you look your best, you feel your best

10.2. Dress like someone who has confidence

10.2.1. and let your self-assurance come through in how you look

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