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10 Ways to Feel Better About Yourself

https://www.psychologytoday.com/intl/blog/emotional-fitness/201103/10-ways-feel-better-about-yourself

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10 Ways to Feel Better About Yourself
Some days are better than others. On those days that go less well, we usually end up being hard on ourselves. Here are some tools to avoid doing so. 1. Keep going. Don't let life's changes throw you off track, but remember that most extenuating circumstances are temporary.

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Stay the course

Stay the course
Don't let life's changes throw you off track.

Keep going. You can gain more clarity this way.

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Trust yourself

You are probably smart enough to figure out what you need to do.

Believe in your inner resources.

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Be friends with life

It would do us good the remember that the world is not out to get us.

To gain perspective, focus on other opportunities or in another direction.

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Watch your thoughts

Learn to recognize negative thoughts. Stay open to other ideas that will help you move in a positive direction. 

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Direct your strengths

Direct your strengths

Learn to recognize your strengths and believe that you can use them to deal with anything. 

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Learn to love yourself

Your life is not set. Create a strategy, gather some new tools, and make yourself into the person you want to be. 

A good way to start is to stop doing things that hurt you.

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Don't desire too much

Wanting something that is beyond your means is unattainable and can become too painful. 

Seek your desire, but keep your integrity.

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Don't get insulted

You will always get critical comments, but consider the source, and if it's the other person's issue, ignore it. 

Learn to respond instead of reacting, and don't show your displeasure.

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Disappointment is part of life

Even the most successful people have to deal with failure, but they've learned how to use it to their advantage. 

The trick is to deal with your feelings, then take some kind of action.

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Deal with your fears

Overcoming fear makes you stronger.

It helps to understand and admit your fears. Then put them aside.

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