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How To Build Self Confidence When You Feel Low

Morgan Rose Elliott

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How To Build Self-Confidence When You Feel Low

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Being self-confident all the time is almost impossible – it is normal to have ups and downs, good and bad days. This is common for all the people, and all of us, even the most successful people on the planet, sometimes question their decisions, struggle to keep up the good mood and positive attitude.

But, if you feel low for a longer period of time and you just don’t know how to boost your self-confidence, it can affect your mental and even physical health. Then, it is time for a change. Building self-confidence is something you can work on and improve if you know what to do.

Here are some tips that will help you feel better and regain your self-esteem.

Be Kind to Yourself

People that are always self-critical don’t trust themselves and think they are not good enough. A useful trick is to make a list of all the things you are good at as well as a list of your big and even the smallest achievements. Praise yourself for whatever you have accomplished.

Even when you make a mistake, for example at work, don’t be so hard on yourself. Everybody makes mistakes, and nobody is perfect all the time. Look at it as a chance to learn something new. Tell yourself that it is ok, it is not a big deal and you will know better next time.

Build Self-Confidence When You Feel Low

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Be Among Positive People

Learn to recognize toxic relationships that make you feel bad about yourself. If somebody criticizes you, or makes you feel less worthy, it is time to just remove that person from your life. The time you spend with your friends should be something you are looking forward to and feel better afterward.

Don’t Compare Yourself to Others

Just because someone seems to have accomplished more at your age, doesn’t mean they are happier or better than you. Your life is unique and not everybody is born to be a CEO. No, you need to find what makes you happy and don’t look at what other people do.

You also don’t need social proof – as long as you are ok with what you have achieved and where you are going, other people have no say in it.

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Work on Your Look

Small changes you make in your appearance can make you feel better about yourself. If you are unsatisfied with your appearance, it is time to try something new. For example, a new hairstyle will make you feel prettier and refreshed. New eyebrows can also do much for your face – so why don’t you try microblading? With this treatment, you will get perfectly shaped eyebrows that suit your face.

Look for a good microblading artist in your area and get the aftercare creams at PhiBrows USA, and you will have natural-looking, waterproof brows for months. It is a small change but can do a lot to a person’s self-esteem

Take Care of Your Body

Low self-esteem can also be a result of an irregular and hectic lifestyle. It is important to look after yourself. A healthy, balanced diet, regular exercise and enough sleep are not only beneficial but necessary.

Learn to meditate. Join a course or look up some tips online. Meditation will help you clear your mind and get rid of all the negative thoughts. You will feel much better afterwards, and you will learn to love yourself more.

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Treat Yourself

Yes, you deserve it. Spend some money on yourself and spoil yourself. You are the most important person in your life, so instead of trying to please other people, please yourself. Book a spa treatment and don’t feel guilty, tell yourself that you deserved it and you don’t even need a reason.

Talk to a Professional

This is one of the most beneficial ways to cope with negative thoughts and low self-confidence. If you just can’t find a way to feel better about yourself, it is time to look for professional help. A therapist is an objective person that will listen to all of your problems and doubts, and you will feel much better just to have someone to listen to you.

On top of that, you will get professional advice on how to cope with negative thoughts and how to build your self-esteem.

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Conclusion

Building self-confidence is sometimes not easy, but work on it a little bit every day, practice positive thinking, and celebrate your own achievements. You will see a change within a few days and feel much more sure of yourself.

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Morgan Rose Elliott is an aromatherapist, yoga instructor, animal lover, a happily married mother of three. She enjoys reading biographies and writing poems, sunny days on the beach and any shape and form of vanilla. Crazy about the '80s, her favorite band is Duran Duran (although kids prefer Franz Ferdinand, and the husband Blink182) and she is obsessed with Netflix original Stranger things.

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