Build Your Self Esteem By Avoiding These Pitfalls


Dart Pin #1: Negative Work Environment

Beware of the theory where work is a place in which everybody else is fighting simply to get ahead. Backstabbing, rumors, and other tricks that people can play at work will really affect your self esteem. This is where unappreciative people commonly thrive. No one will appreciate your contributions even if you leave out lunch and dinner, and stay up late answering emails. Most of the time you get to work too much without getting the real recognition you deserve.  Stay out of this game, it’ll wreck your self esteem. Competition is at stake anywhere. Be healthy enough to compete, but only with yourself.

So how do you stay grounded and keep your self esteem in a difficult environment? Here are a few pointers you could remember as a starter guide to self esteem.

Imagine yourself as a dart board. Everything and everybody else around you could become dart pins, at one time or another. These dart pins will ruin your self esteem and pull you down in ways you won’t even remember. Don’t allow them to break you, or get the best of you.  So which dart pins do you need to avoid?

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Dart Pin #2: Other People’s Behavior

You know the people I’m talking about. Those who would love more than to use you, talk about you behind your back, don’t believe in you, patronise you. Stand up to these individuals and walk away. You’ll thank yourself in the long run.

Dart Pin #3: Changing Environment

You can’t be a green bug on a brown field. Changes challenge our life. It tests our flexibility, adaptability and alters the manner in which we think. Changes will make life tough for a while,  however it’ll help us to discover ways to grow. Change will be there forever, we need to be more resilient during these trying times.

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Dart Pin #4: Past Experience

It’s okay to cry and say “ouch!” while we experience pain. But don’t allow pain to remodel itself into fear. It may snatch you by the tail and swing you around. Treat every failure and blunder as a lesson to learn about life.

Dart Pin #5: Negative World View

Look at how you view the world. Is it more a negative or positive light? Are you a glass half empty or glass half full kind of person? Happiness in life is all about perspective. What’s yours?

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Building self esteem will sooner or later result in self improvement if we begin to grow to be responsible for who we are, what we’ve got and what we do. It’s like a flame that needs to gradually spread like a brush fire from inside and out. When we increase self esteem, we take control of our own lives.  Self esteem brings about self development, true assessment, and determination. So how do you begin setting up the constructing blocks of self confidence? Be fine. Be content material and happy. Be appreciative. Never miss an opportunity to compliment. A positive outlook will assist you to build self esteem.

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