Most of us agree that self-esteem is the most important key to get success, and people who are confident are more likely to be successful, healthy and enjoy a more beautiful life. Yet, the questions are: how to be more confident, and how to develop self-esteem fast? You will be surprised to know that building self-esteem is so simple, just by following 19 self esteem building exercises that I am going to tell you.
I. Self Esteem Building Exercises – Prepare For Yourself
1. Look At What You Have Already Achieved
Think about your life and list 10 important things that you have achieved in the past with certain successes. Perhaps you were at the top of the tree on your exam, the leader of your group or did something different from someone else’s life successfully. And then, put all of them into a file that you can look at them often and enjoy achievement that you have had!
2. Think About Your Strengths
The first thing is that you must aware of yourself. I mean thinking about who you are and where are you standing? Look at your achievement because it is a key reflecting yourself with your strengths as well as weaknesses. Ask someone about them. The best is your close friends who understand you clearly and exactly with your strengths and weaknesses. From these, think about the opportunities as well as threads that you have to face.
3. Think About What’s The Most Important To You And Where You Want To Go
Setting goals is an important task to reach self-esteem and confidence. It also is the process that you use to set yourself target. Setting goals helps to exploit your strengths, restrict your weaknesses, realize your opportunities and also control your threads. After setting goals for yourself, identify what should be the first step. Make sure that they are small goals and take a simple step to complete.
4. Start Managing Your Mind
In this step, you will learn how to pick up and destroy negative self-talk which can destroy your confidence. And then, learn how to use and create strong mental images of your feeling when you achieve goals. An optimistic thought can help you much in achieving difficult goals like a motivation for your action.
There are a lot of other unique self esteem building exercises for youth and adults that you can find in The Self-Esteem Workbook.