HapKiDo Martial Arts – Becoming healthier requires more than just physical exercise. It also means bettering our mental health. When we do this, we’re promoting ourselves with better self-care. And what’s great about improving our mental health, there are different ways to do so. By working with strategies that increase our self-esteems, we can strive to have better days.
In this day and age, it’s easy to get caught up in comparing ourselves to others. By labeling others who we think are better than us, the effects include becoming pessimistic and being filled with negativity. It’s important to remember that we are valuable.
One way of overcoming self-esteem issues is to surround ourselves with positive, supportive people. It’s a simple, overlooked strategy, but it works. If we’re around people who constantly put us down, it can stop us from growing. On a day that we’re feeling depressed or angst, being around folks who bring out our best is the key.
Another way to increase our self-esteem is by being kind to ourselves the way we would with a friend or loved one. By treating ourselves like a friend, life is better because we stop talking negatively over our lives. The way we compliment, console, and care for our friends, we deserve that treatment from ourselves.
When we stop comparing and start being kinder to ourselves, we experience a night and day difference. And the changes occur because we have started to take care of ourselves better.
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