If you accept yourself, you accept what destiny brings you. Here are fifteen tips on how to accept yourself and become your best friend , this work is one of the most important and with which you can face a multitude of situations, to always achieve the best result and that life does not weigh on your body, deteriorating or making you sick.
1. Break contact with negative people
Too often in our environment there are people who not only do not support, motivate or help, but, on the contrary, pull down, complain, discourage, etc. Our environment affects our lives and ourselves, so choose the right environment.
2. Forgive your own weakness
It is enough not to put self-esteem in dependence on the results you will achieve. You can lose your job, stop facing a professional task, even regain a couple of kilos. This does not mean that you are a useless person.
3. Don’t criticize yourself
Self-criticism only leads to the desire to be perfect. This is impossible and only leads to disappointment and destructive behavior (overeating, drugs, alcohol). Resigning yourself to the fact that no one is perfect can help you to be less strict with your progress that as time goes by, you will improve your tactics and strategies, even if you have willpower, you will learn to enjoy the road and not so much the result.
4. Take care and pamper yourself
Visit the restaurant, order what you want, regardless of price, calories, etc. Buy a trendy thing or perfume. Invite yourself to the movies or the theater. You must use time to your advantage, taking advantage of time is the most significant investment for a mortal.
5. Learn to accept compliments
See how you react when others try to show you their love, sympathy, or approval. Are you skeptical? If yes, try behaving differently next time. If a friend tells you that you have a beautiful dress, then do not answer that it is old and cheap, thank him for the praise.
6. Encourage yourself
The criticism is out, so the praise is encouraging. Therefore, as often as possible, praise yourself for the smallest achievements. Start small. Did you manage something that seemed difficult? Congratulate yourself on your great ability. If you say it just once, it won’t do any good. Repeat this to yourself whenever you have reached a small goal.
7. Stop constantly comparing yourself to others
Each one of us is unique. Comparison with others will only lead to the appearance of complexes, there will always be someone better, smarter, more beautiful.
8. Enjoy sex
Understand that your satisfaction is as important as the satisfaction of your partner. Only when you feel satisfied yourself, you can please another person in the best way, so that the experience is enriching for both, always prevailing mutual respect.
9. Respect yourself
Don’t let people treat you badly, because you yourself will lose respect for yourself. Asserting yourself and respecting yourself is one of the principles of self-love, which will make you always look for what is best for you and what best suits you, instead of settling for crumbs.
10. Take care of your body
Read and ask about diets. Choose the optimal form of feeding to maintain a high energy level. Take care of your body and take care of your appearance, show yourself well dressed, visit the hairdresser and wear makeup. Try to get a good night’s sleep.
11. Make friends with the mirror
Start your morning by giving yourself a big smile in front of the mirror. Start the day with a positive expression. Look in the mirror as often as possible and repeat a happy phrase to yourself. Looking in the mirror, confess your love to yourself. Let your love for yourself grow! It is also important to practice near a mirror with facial expressions and grimaces. See how you look when you are sad, when you complain, when you laugh. Practice the best poses for future photos.
12. Beware of behavior and mood
You should be friendlier and more patient with yourself. Create an image in your head that gives you joy, and as soon as you notice that the black clouds are gathering, change the thoughts to pleasant. Remember that it does not consist of modifying all your thoughts, that would be impossible, but you should focus on redirecting those that you know well that sabotage your state of mind, and transmute them into more positive thoughts.
13. Allow yourself to be wrong
Learn to be tolerant of your weaknesses. Don’t fight with yourself. Give yourself the right to be yourself. Mistakes happen to everyone. You don’t need to be perfect in every way. The main thing is that you can draw useful conclusions for the future.
14. Learn to accept help and gifts
Talk to friends or specialists, ask them for help and give them the opportunity to provide it. Feel free to admit that you need support. It is a sign of wisdom and strength.
15. Practice self-development
Never stop developing yourself in different aspects. As much as possible, read books, attend trainings, learn foreign languages, acquire new skills, train your mind. All this will allow you to be an interesting person and a good interlocutor. So your life will be much more interesting and rich.