I don’t know about you, but I’m the kind of person who can be pretty hard on myself. I’m near obsessed with setting goals for myself, always trying to achieve more, but I have an issue with recognising achievements that I’ve already had in life. This is a real weakness of mine, and if you share it, you already know how much it can affect you and particularly how it can cause low self esteem. What’s all the motivation, dedication, commitment and hard work worth if you can’t ever look back and be proud of yourself? It was this mentality of mine that made me need discover the best way of improving self esteem, which is the self esteem activities and exercises we’ll cover below.
An inability to recognise past achievements affects your self esteem greatly. It also affects your general happiness because you struggle to reward yourself for anything. As soon as you achieve something you determine it to not be enough. With this in mind, the best of way of improving self esteem, and the best self esteem activity / exercise, is to think back on past achievements and to value them.
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