3 Steps to Overhaul Your Self-Esteem
Most people have a hard time giving themselves credit out of modesty. This reflects their level of self-esteem. Some people would like to feel better about themselves, more confident and capable–but ultimately, they need to love themselves more.
The dictionary defines esteem as “to regard with respect; to prize, to appreciate. To recognize the quality, significance, or magnitude of, to admire greatly; to value.”
Low self-esteem causes a spiral of insecurities.
Some years ago, I was going through a dark time in my life. I was broke — financially, socially, and even spiritually. While describing it to a friend, I said, “I had the self-esteem of a dead rat.” Clearly, I wasn’t doing too well.
Somehow, I knew that any initiative to feel better would have to start with me. It would have be an inner transformation first. Here are the three steps I took that were critical to getting me back on the right path: