4 Surefire Tips on How To Improve Your Self-Esteem


You agree with me that most of us just wish we were more confident in various circumstances.

But why is it so hard?

Your friend may say for instance, ‘’Hey, be confident, pal!’’. Nonetheless, this statement may not be helpful to someone with low-self esteem. In this post, you will learn invaluable tips on how to become more confident and assertive in life.

1. Action vs. thinking too much

A simple way to build self-esteem is to act rather than spending too much time thinking. Work on a project to its completion. Lazing on the couch and thinking instead of acting is likely to demoralize you and make you feel worse. Here are simple ways to help you take action more often.

  • Live in the present. Just appreciate the joy of living in the moment and do what is required of you instead of wasting your valuable time over thinking. This tip is effective because it creates a state whereby you feel less emotional resistance as you work. Additionally, if offers a focused and relaxed atmosphere to complete your tasks. A simple way to ensure you live in the present for improved focus in your tasks is by breathing in and out regularly.
  • Take it easy. Nobody gets out alive my friend. A common thing that instils in you the fear to act is that you always have to do something with seriousness. This can make a project appear too scary or difficult. You need to relax and acknowledge that problems are just real in your mind. With a relaxed mind, your endeavours will become easier and lighter.

2. Identify your fear and face it head on

  • Find more experiences. Seek out more experiences that offer an opportunity to face your fear. A simple way to achieve this is by being curious. In essence, fear encloses your boundaries in life and acts as a barrier. It is therefore important to break these barriers more often.
  • Acknowledge that fear stems from wrongful interpretation. By misjudging circumstances or silly miscommunication, our subconscious automatically interprets these negative messages. As we all know, our subconscious memory affects our behaviour. As mentioned earlier on, you should not take things too seriously since thoughts are ever changing.

3. Prepare

Researching or educating yourself is important. For instance, you can rehearse your speech before an event. With effective research and breathing skills, you will become more present and calm. So prior preparation in anything you do will improve your confidence. However, you should not get stuck in this phase as it may hamper your ability to take action.

4. We all fail, move on!

Failure is part of life. The world will not end because you failed. Failure is something useful for personal development and improved self confidence. Here are reasons why failure is an important phase in life:

  • Makes you stronger. Failure builds character and you learn that it is part of life. In a way, you become desensitized to it. You are now able to handle circumstances with confidence because even if you failed, at least you were brave enough to take a chance.
  • Succeeding becomes easier. Each failure increases your chance to succeed because you learn from mistakes each time.
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Reasons You Should NEVER Think Of Saving Money


Saving money is something new to me. As my friends say, I love to spend and certainly enjoy the good things money can buy, and the idea of thinking how to save money for me is just boring and depressing. Besides that, I cannot stand listening about economic crisis, bank bailouts, saving your last penny and so forth. Money has become the talk of town and people seem not to have anything else to talk about. Thankfully, I always do my best to steer clear from this dreaded topic – saving money. But then again, how does it feel when you do not have extra cash for an emergency? Can you comfortably borrow money from friends and relatives?  If not, then you should read this article several times to fully understand the importance of saving and the joy of having money around when you need it.

1. Avoid petty stress

Saving money each month can help alleviate the stress and anxiety associated to not having money to meet your needs, and any problem faced by those that spend their every penny is completely avoided. You will agree with me that our earning potential decreases as we age hence saving for future luxuries is far important when your physical health clearly dictates employment is now a forgotten term to you. A sizeable saving will allow you to enjoy peace of mind.

2. Boosts your self confidence

Having money around feels great, don’t you think? It acts as a constant reminder that spending is money that you no longer have, and that buying stuff to fill your void is a small step toward a bigger problem. Whether you save for a vacation or new shoes, each time you set some money aside to accomplish your goals is a positive step towards getting it.

3. More income and less dependence on those around you

Having a sizeable saving means you will never nag your family or friends by borrowing money. After all, they also have their share of financial obligations. The point of saving is to encourage independence through personal financial responsibility. The sky should not be your limit when saving money.

4. Invest and earn more

When you decide to save some cash every month and embrace the lifestyle of frugality, an array of choices are available to you. For starters, you can invest in stocks or buy that special gift you have always cherished. As a suggestion, you should do ample research before you invest your hard money in stocks.