Recognize your inner critic.

In Big Fat Lies Women Tell Themselves, Amy Ahlers is absolutely correct when she states “the most important relationship is your relationship with you.” She is also correct in saying “most of us are not doing so hot… we are incredibly, intensely hard on ourselves.” Of the tens of thousands of thoughts we think in … Continue reading Recognize your inner critic.

Comparisons.

Comparing yourself to others is another way to incite negativity into your life. Make a list of the qualities you use to compare yourself to others… be honest. Is it attractiveness, wealth, strength, intelligence, generosity, balance, desirability, capability, superiority, accomplishment? Look at your list. Are these the qualities you are insecure about in your own … Continue reading Comparisons.

Self-esteem.

Self-esteem is the general idea we deserve to be happy and can cope with what is going on in our lives. Your sense of self-worth is strong. You understand and accept your weaknesses and celebrate yourself. You recognize the value in all people, including yourself. Self-esteem can come from confidence people around us approve of … Continue reading Self-esteem.