We all are human and from time to time we are faced with criticisms, problems, difficulties or setbacks. When we feel down, we try harder, we work harder, hide behind ‘being busy’, but still do not feel enough appreciation for what we are.
Appreciation starts from within, it is a reflection of how we feel about our selves and then mirrored through other people. The more we are able appreciate our self, the more we will be able to appreciate others and in return we will see more people starting to appreciate us.
You can improve your self appreciation by:
Taking good care of yourself. It sounds simple but is not necessarily an easy thing to do. You have to be consistent and disciplined in your effort.
Eat healthy food and exercise regularly. A healthy lifestyle will positively affect the way you perceive yourself.
Accept yourself for who you are. Your perception of yourself will reflect how you act and behave.
Recall those times when you felt good about yourself, remember what you achieved and how that felt.
Start self appreciation today, gaining the benefit of greater confidence and inner strength.
‘To accept ourselves as we are means to value our imperfections as much as our perfections.’