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5 Simple Habits That'll Make You Feel Good About Yourself Every Day

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5 Simple Habits That'll Make You Feel Good About Yourself Every Day
If you had to answer quickly, what would you say are the things that make you feel good about yourself? An acknowledgement at a team meeting from your boss, a compliment on your outfit from your co-worker, breaking 100 likes on an Instagram photo-all things out of your control, right?

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Learn Something New

Go into every day with the hope to come out with new knowledge and insight into the world.

End every day knowing you’re just a bit smarter than yesterday and you’ll have a lot more to contr...

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Exercise Every Day

The smallest workout, such as a walk around the block or a light yoga class can be beneficial. 

After a workout, one can always feel a differ...

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You’re your own best cheerleader

Talk to yourself using “you.” 

Psychologists have fou...

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Be Nice to Others

A kind gesture or even just a smile makes not just the other person happier, but you, too.

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Take Care of Yourself

Figure out what makes you feel good and do it every day.

Maybe that means setting aside alone time in the evenings or maybe it means scheduling a weekend get-together with friends to look for...

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Getting an early start

Getting an early start

Plan your morning the night before and stick to your plan. 
If a new task comes in that isn’t 100% urgent, designate a time that you’ll work on it uninterrupted or try to delegate the probl...

Deciding where to work

  • If you know you’re more likely to work from home, invest in comfortable furniture; you feel good it will inspire you to get work done.
  • If you want to join a local co-working space but are intimidated by the price point, ask about smaller memberships to start.

Prioritizing tasks

Don’t let your skepticism about productivity hacks get in the way of finding a technique that suits you and helps you get things done.
If you’re still having a hard time identifying priorities, try working backward by identifying work that’s definitely not a priority. Eliminate those items and assess what’s left.

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Commit to doing one nice thing

... for yourself every day.

Remind yourself on a daily basis to treat yourself with loving kindness. It motivates you to take better care of yo...

Listen to yourself

We often criticize ourselves in our own heads and that damages our confidence.

Refrain from talking to yourself in negative terms. Know that you're good enough.

Forgive yourself

Most of us have been getting angry at ourselves for trying so hard to be perfect and then we beat ourselves up when we fail. 

Accept that you're stuck inside your own imperfect skin. 

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Spend Time Outdoors

Spending time outside of your apartment can lift your mood. 

If you are unable to get outside, add greenery to your space, for some plant therapy.

Volunteer

People who volunteer are likely to have higher self-esteem, psychological well-being, and happiness.

Help someone else out who really needs it.

Eat Healthier

Regularly eating foods that are filled with nutrients can help you feel more positive and energetic. You will feel better mentally too.

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