Q: “F.L.Y. First love yourself, others will come next.”
And the other bright side about this is that how you treat others is the way they tend to treat you in the long run.
Let’s take a look at some practical tips in your daily life:
One of the first things someone needs is to stop comparing oneself against other people. But what to do instead, since replacing a habit tends to be more successful than trying to just stop doing it? It may be more useful to compare oneself to oneself instead (eg. in various past periods to mark the evolution).
Instead of beating yourself up when you fail or stumble in some way, ask yourself: How would my best friend or parent support me and help me in this situation?
Then simply do things and talk to yourself like the beloved one would do.
This simple change in perspective can help you to not fall down into a valley of depressed thoughts, but to be constructive and optimistic about what you do from here on out.
And so we keep ourselves to an inhuman standard, in school and whatever we do. A main problem with this mindset is, obviously, that we often did not do things at all because we were afraid that we could not do them perfectly. Or we feel it would be too much work and quit before we had even got started.
Self-esteem refers to how much you value yourself and how important you think you are. It’s a measure of how you see yourself and how you feel about your life and your achievements.
Every individual needs to have self-esteem, quite simply because it affects every aspect of one’s life. Having a good self-esteem is essential, because: