One of life’s best gifts is that whether a person is six or sixty five, he can change. You can think, learn and apply a fresh perspective anytime to life and improve. You too can make better choices, develop worthwhile habits and create new opportunities; this could be the one for you.
Ready to begin a new chapter in your life?
What you can Absorb and Comprehend:
As you take the first bold steps to renew yourself, it is vital to keep your chin up and stay confident, each day, irrespective of circumstances. There is conclusive research to prove that people with positive self-image land jobs sooner, perform better while at it and enjoy higher incomes, better health, stronger relationships and increased levels of satisfaction.
Your ability to stay positive and believe in yourself at all times will form the cornerstone of your success in the coming days. Here are 12 simple and easy action steps to boost your self-image.
How you can Excel:
FOCUS on what you like about yourself, and appreciate what makes you unique. Getting comfortable with who you are, the way you look and how you feel about yourself is the key to happiness.
START feeling positive about your accomplishments and refuse to listen to that negative
inner voice. You can feel confidence build up as you repel the negative self-talk and proudly praise your wins.
FOLLOW your passion and become proficient at what you love doing. When you practice and become skilled at something you enjoy, your increasing competency will be a source of pride and fulfillment for you.
MAKE your successes and positive feelings the focal point of your thought process, self-talk and conversations. You will soon catch yourself look for the good in everything and the reducing negativity in your thought process.
PICK a vision, mission and direction and go for it. Creative endeavours put you in action mode and a dynamic state in which you are constantly engaged. It stimulates the brain and potentially leads you to visibility.
MAKE a conscious effort to do something nice for yourself every day. See yourself as a valuable person who deserves to be rewarded, and pampered. Even if you treat yourself to a $1.50 coffee a day, for goals accomplished, however small, it is worth it.
DRESS one notch better than before. Invest in clothes that fit. When you take care of your appearance, you feel better. Project an outward image of self-esteem and confidence and eventually your feelings will catch up.
READ books and articles that uplift you and make you feel positive. Substitute negative television programs, web sites, and even needless social media chatting that do not in any way contribute to a positive self-image.
KEEP an affirmation journal and write positive quotes and uplifting statements. Repeat those affirmations daily when you wake up and before you go to sleep. Plus, think of your major successes and write them down as well, as often as you can. The more you refer to them, the more confident you become in taking on new tasks.
SELECT a special place in your home – such as a washroom mirror or the door of the refrigerator – and put up pictures and objects that remind you of success. What you regularly see in your environment can impact your moods, attitudes and behaviour.
ASSOCIATE with caring and supportive, positive minded people who value you. Expand your network of friends and associates, broaden your horizons and create new life and career opportunities. At the same time, start disassociating with people who may be putting you down, draining you of energy, or taking advantage of you.
BUILD confidence by living your life your way. Don’t let anyone or anything dictate what you should be doing.
Building one’s self-esteem takes practice and commitment. And it starts by valuing the importance of feeling good about YOU. Never forget that your self-worth comes from what you think you are, not what is happening around you.
Now go ahead, and stun the world with your spectacular success.