We all experience problems with self-esteem at certain times in our lives.
We have a mental picture of who we are, how we look, what we're good at and what our weaknesses are. We develop this picture over time, starting when we're very young, being constantly criticized by family, friends and society. All this slowly strip us of our feelings of self worth.
But you have to remember that your opinion of yourself is the most important opinion of all, because you know yourself better than anyone else. Whatever you are doing, love yourself for doing it. Whatever you are feeling, love yourself for feeling it. Tell yourself that you are a wonderful person who deserves to be happy.
To build your self-esteem, read these famous inspirational quotes.
~E. E. Cummings~
''Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will spend its whole life
believing that it is stupid.''
''Self-esteem and self-love are the opposites of fear; the more you like yourself, the less you fear
"Having a low opinion of yourself is not "modesty". It's self-destruction. Holding your uniqueness in
high regard is not "egotism". It's a necessary precondition to happiness and success."
''The best day of your life is the one on which you decide your life is your own. No apologies or
excuses. No one to lean on, rely on, or blame. The gift is yours - it is an amazing journey - and you
alone are responsible for the quality of it. This is the day your life really begins.''
''Magic is believing in yourself, if you can do that, you can make anything happen.''
~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe~
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