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    To improve your self-esteem, take charge of your thinking

    Our self-esteem is greatly influenced by our internal monologues. What we think about ourselves affects how we feel and what we do. It also has the power to shape our self-image in a positive or a negative way. In order to develop high self-esteem, we should speak kindly to ourselves and always choose helpful, encouraging and empowering self-talk. We should use positive statements when we speak about ourselves, reframe the negative ones and focus our attention on the positive qualities that we possess. Negative thinking can easily ruin our self-esteem if we are not careful enough, and therefore, we need to master our self-talk. To improve your self-esteem, take charge of your…

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    To be happier, love what you have and express gratitude

    Happiness comes with feeling grateful for our lives. By loving what we have and giving thanks for it, we are able to improve the overall quality of our lives. Expressing gratitude helps us feel happier, reduces stress and even has the power to improve our physical health. Quick tips! To be happier, love what you have and express gratitude. Focus on the abundance that already is present in your life and be thankful for it. Count your blessings as often as you can, and you will soon become more optimistic about your life, and your happiness will increase.  

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    For better self-talk, deal with the wasteful thoughts

    When faced with a problem or a negative event, it is natural to start thinking wasteful thoughts. These are negative thoughts that arise from worry, guilt, anger, fear, shame, regrets, thinking about the past or the future. They directly affect our happiness and productivity, dragging our energy levels low and leaving us confused and stressed. In order to develop and maintain useful and productive self-talk, and since a great number of the thoughts we think daily are wasteful thoughts, it becomes important to adopt a positive attitude and stop wasteful thinking. Quick tip! For better self-talk, deal with the wasteful thoughts. Replace them with powerful thoughts and engage the mind in a…

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    To feel better, think better

    We feel the way we think. Happy thoughts make us feel happy, and sad thoughts make us feel sad. If we want to change the way we feel, all we have to do is change our thoughts. This, of course, may not be an easy thing to do, but it is worth the efforts. Learning to change the course of our thinking can have a great impact on our life, causing us to feel better, stronger, more capable, and motivating us to pursue our goals. Our thoughts influence our feelings, and therefore, it is vital to think helpful, positive, nourishing thoughts. Quick tip! To feel better, think better. If you want to…

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    For a more productive life, eliminate your excuses

    Too often we feel victims of our environments and have excuses ready for every circumstance. This is a bad habit that stops us from growing and reaching our goals, and therefore, it is crucial for us to get rid of it. If we want to have a better, more productive life, we should adjust our attitudes and eliminate all our excuses. Quick Tips! For a more productive life, eliminate your excuses. Each time you notice an excuse coming up, reframe it. You can do this by replacing the unhelpful self-talk, the one that produces excuses, with more useful and productive self-talk. You can also replace excuses with action. This will help you stay in charge of…

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    For better self-talk, control your inner critic

    To maintain positive, encouraging and productive self-talk, it is very important to be aware of our inner critic and control it. Too often our internal monologue becomes so critical and negative that it stops us from pursuing our goals, paralyzes us and even makes us feel ashamed of ourselves. Therefore, learning how to respond to our inner critic is very important. For the purposes of maintaining our self-esteem and overall feelings of self-worth high, we should learn to control our inner critic by identifying it, challenging it and replacing the negative thoughts that it produces with positive ones. Below are the steps to take: Be aware of your self-talk so that…

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    To increase your self-confidence, remember past successes

    Remembering past successes is a key factor to increasing our self-confidence, and it also helps strengthen our overall feelings of self-worth. Unfortunately, we often tend to forget past wins, and, by doing so, we lose opportunities to take pride in ourselves and strengthen our self-confidence. Quick tips! To increase your self-confidence, remember past successes! Always give yourself credit for those times that you did well and achieved a goal. Remember the moments of happiness; remember how proud you felt; remember how positive and encouraging your self-talk was. Whenever you feel insecure, go back to those memories and find strength in them. Allow the same positive and encouraging self-talk to take the…

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    For a better life, develop the habit of empowering your thoughts

    Each day, we think thousands of thoughts. Most of them are automatic thoughts that repeat day after day, and we pay no attention to them. This is a mistake: We should always pay attention to our thoughts if we want to be and to stay in control of our lives. Our automatic self-talk should be tracked and empowered, if there is such a need. Since our lives are deeply influenced by the daily thoughts we think, we should develop the habit of handling these thoughts in the best possible manner. Positive, encouraging, nourishing thoughts should be our priority since they have a positive effect on our self-perception as well as…

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    For better self-talk, focus on your strengths

    Too often we focus our attention on our weaknesses, and this makes us feel sad and down. Our perception plays a central role in our happiness, and it also affects our feelings of self-worth. If we want to have better self-talk and thus feel better about ourselves, we should simply focus on our strengths instead of weaknesses. This will make our self-esteem go up, and feelings of self-worth would then naturally come to us. Quick tip! For better self-talk, focus on your strengths. Each day, remind yourself of all the good qualities that you possess. Think only in positive terms when it comes to your abilities. This will have a positive…

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    To not encourage negative self-talk, stay away from self-pity

    Feeling sorry for ourselves has a negative impact on our everyday lives, and it can also ruin our self-esteem. To stay away from falling into its trap, we need to stop the negative thoughts that go with self-pity. Staying aware of our thoughts and eliminating the harmful thoughts is an important part of feeling OK with ourselves and maintaining our levels of self-esteem high. Quick tip! Self-pity always comes with negative thoughts and ideas about ourselves and our lives. This is the time when negative self-talk is our predominant self-talk. Negative self-talk leads to feelings of self-pity, and feelings of self-pity lead to negative self-talk. To not further encourage negative self-talk, and…