5 Ways To Improve Self Image

Self-image is important to nearly every person as it’s a mindset that improves both your mood and personal drive. When viewing yourself, it’s important that you see your image in a positive light.  Here are 5 ways to improve self image:

1) Master a New Skill

According to industry professionals mastering a new skill is one of the best ways to boost your self-image and worth. Choose something that is inline with your interests and passions.

2) Be Creative

Creativity is very important to mental health because you are thinking outside the box when it comes to accomplishing goals or tasks.

3) Challenge Negative Thinking

Is your head filled with negative thoughts that you just can’t seem to rid yourself of? According to the Mayo Clinic you should take every step to rid yourself of those negative thoughts. This can include taking steps throughout your day to focus on meditating, exercising, or just relaxing.

4) Identify Mental Triggers

According to Good Therapy mental triggers are smells, sounds, images, or situations which trigger feelings of trauma. It is important to identify these triggers and make note of the feelings that arise when they’re present.

5) Be Nice To Yourself

Being nice to yourself is exactly as it sounds . . . forgiving yourself for any shortcomings and being apologetic to yourself when things don’t go your way. According to Reach Out a good rule of thumb is to think about yourself in the same way that you would talk to your friends.