Accepting ourselves as we are is nothing more and nothing less than a challenge, a challenge sometimes difficult to achieve. Perhaps many times you have heard this recommendation, "look in the mirror and fill up with kisses everywhere" and do it daily.
That's why in this post we have thought about publishing some tips that without a doubt will help us to love ourselves and to accept us as we are since it will depend on that we reach happiness.
We tend to be tolerant and to accept the people around us as they are (couple, children, family, co-workers, friends), however we are unable to be tolerant and understanding with ourselves .
We must accept and love ourselves as we are, we will achieve this by cultivating our own affection and approval since feeling comfortable with ourselves we will be happy and enjoy life with fullness.
Tips to achieve acceptance as we are
Cultivating our own affection and approval can be defined as the self-acceptance and to be able to accept ourselves, we must try to be objective and forget to approve or disapprove, in the end we should not judge ourselves and be more permissive with ourselves.
The self-criticism that we always do It must be constructive since this will help us to understand ourselves better and to improve ourselves, and to avoid situations of stress and anxiety that usually tend to be triggered.
Wanting ourselves well does not only mean knowing how to value our virtues, it also includes recognizing our shortcomings and limitations, our weaknesses and virtues.
Learning to cultivate our self-esteem means having a positive opinion of ourselves and this will help us to feel satisfied with our life as well.
Self-esteem is the value that a person gives to himself and is related to self-image and self-acceptance .
When we have a good self-esteem, high self-esteem we trust our possibilities, we are able to face situations in which we have to make decisions, we take risks, we show ourselves as we are, we defend our ideas and our rights, we make ourselves worthy .
We must be kind to our shortcomings, make a positive reading of ourselves.
When doubts assail us and we try to put the label of insecurity, a positive thought could be to think that "we are reflective", instead of thinking that you think about things a lot, we should think like this, "I am reflective because I prefer to see and weigh the pros and cons".
We must also think that as human beings we are entitled to make mistakes, we should not demand and lower the bar, we should not seek perfection and carry out a healthy self-criticism that contributes to improving without becoming self-deprecating, learning to forgive our mistakes .
In order to finalize and achieve acceptance, we must forget the role of judge that we exercise over ourselves and put into practice a well-measured self-indulgence which means consciously accepting oneself and putting the means to act properly.
These tips will undoubtedly help us grow as people and recognize that life is like a spiral that never closes giving us the opportunity to learn new things every day.