Every day every woman deserves to feel great about themselves, and since February is Boost Your Self Esteem Month, let’s talk about it! I don’t have to tell you that we are constantly bombarded with images and messages about lifestyle, body image, health, etc. that can make us feel bad about ourselves. But it doesn’t have to be this way! There are many simple ways to help boost your self esteem.
Think happy, and be nice to yourself!
It might sound silly, but changing the way you think is the most important thing about boosting your self esteem. Be happy for yourself, and be proud of yourself! If you want to love yourself, you have to tell yourself how wonderful you are!
Read and watch things that are positive and happy.
Reading inspirational articles or quotes, and watching things that are pleasant on television or the Internet will help you keep you in a positive frame of mind.
Surround yourself with supportive people.
Get rid of the negative people and naysayers in your life. Surround yourself with the people who lift you up and treat you with love and respect. You deserve it!
Do something you love.
Sometimes our jobs or daily commitments may not include doing what we are passionate about. Get a hobby or explore something you have always wanted to do, experience, or be a part of! Doing things that we love of course makes us feel better about ourselves!
Get outside, and get some exercise.
Even if it’s just a 20-minute walk on your lunch break, getting out into the sun and working up a sweat is the perfect combination to make you feel great. Exercise releases endorphins (which make us feel good), and the Vitamin D from the sun’s rays affects your overall health and energy.
This is certainly not an exhaustive list, but a good place to start for anyone that may be feeling like they need a little boost!