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

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 forward to after a long week.

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

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

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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 contribute to those around you.

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 difference in mood, composure, and energy levels.

You’re your own best cheerleader

Talk to yourself using “you.” 

Psychologists have found that telling yourself, “you’re doing great” is better for improving your attitude and behavior than telling yourself, “I’m doing great”.

Be Nice to Others

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

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 forward to after a long week.

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