How you feel about yourself can affect your mood, attitudes, thoughts and relationships. When you look in the mirror – how do you feel about the person looking back at you? Those with low self-esteem tend to have distorted views of themselves, and these views rarely have anything to do with what other people really think of them.
Whether the attitudes surrounding your self-esteem are positive or negative, they are likely to be products of a lifetime, imprinted on your mind due to certain experiences. So, if low self-esteem is an issue you struggle with – how can you change?
Recognise the problem
Recognising that the way you feel about yourself is holding you back is an important first step. It may sound easier said than done, but only you have the ability to shift your perceptions, so try not to avoid the issue – own up to it and make a commitment to change.
Reflect on why you feel this way
Take some time to reflect on why you have these distorted perceptions of…