Posted on Jun 23, 2007 | Comments 0
When we are talking about personal growth, then you will find that your self esteem levels are connected.
For you to grow personally, you need to have a good level of self-esteem, but you sometimes also need to go through a lot to gain self esteem.
There are many things you can go to make yourself feel good; however, you need to find positive ways to reinforce personal growth.
You will need to some soul searching to find what it is that makes you happy. You will also need to set yourself some short and long term goals for you to grow and feel better about yourself.
When it comes to setting goals you need to actually think about who you are, where you are going, and what you want to be. You can begin to set goals once you have defined yourself. You should set little goals and have at least one a month so that you are continuously striving for something.
Knowing that you can achieve the goals and having a game plan is the key to good goal setting. You will never grow or feel better about yourself if you set unrealistic goals for yourself. You need to think about what you really want.
Maybe you need materialistic objects to feel better about yourself; nevertheless, it could be simply things like moving on and standing independently when it comes to finances.
You need to know that no amount of money in the world can make you have self esteem when it comes to materialistic objects, but it is the attainment that you have to get that money. Like you can go for a promotion, knowing that you worked hard, even though there is the money increase, it’s really about the promotion.
When it comes to your self esteem levels you will find that you will see yourself definitely when you start reaching your goals. However, you should never let your self esteem be affected even if you take a shot and you miss.
Growing From Your Mistakes
You grow from your mistakes and the next time you aim at a goal, you will know exactly what it takes to attain it. You will be able to grow from the negativity by making it positive.
Also, at one point, you are going to need to realize that this is who you are and that’s okay. You need to be satisfied with who you are, but always reach for more so that you can grow.
People grow from their own mistakes, as well as, other people’s mistakes. You need to listen to those around you and take risks, but always be aware of how you feel about yourself.
Let The Things Get To You
The worst thing that you can do to feel better about yourself is to let things get to you. You need to stop hiding your feelings by overspending when you go shopping or by eating, or whatever you do to fix your emotions quickly.
Nothing temporary can every make you feel truly better. It may hide your feelings for a little bit, but it can not solve anything. You will need a support system.
When you are feeling bad about yourself you need to go talk to someone who is going to be encouraging. In the end you will be able to comfort yourself and that is what growth is truly about.
Always try to keep the positive things in your life and keep a lot of people who love and care about you around. They are your support system and sometimes everyone needs someone to lean on every now and then.
With facing your issues and setting goals you can grow and learn. You will begin to feel better about yourself when you see how far you truly have come.