Most of us are our own worst critic. We have unrealistic expectations of how we should look and behave. Stop the perfectionism and self-judgment. Learn two easy steps to shift from self-loathing to self-acceptance.
By Dorothy M. Neddermeyer, PhD – We come into this world with total self-confidence/self-esteem. An infant has self-confidence/self-esteem that their cries will get them what they need–food, diaper change, cuddling, communication, soothing, etc. If the child’s needs are readily met and the child senses they are accepted unconditionally they flourish. If their basic needs for [...]
Self-esteem and self-image make a huge difference in the level of success you can have not only in your business, but it will affect relationships and even health. There have actually been studies that show that low self-esteem lowers your health, as for one thing, it impacts your susceptibility to stress and ineffective self-care. If we try to go after love by taking care of everyone else but ourselves, we ultimately will not even be as effective in caring for those we love. We as women are also setting an example for our daughters. I have a 17 year-old daughter, and I have seen how the impact of media and peer pressure can cause wear and tear on the psych.