I’m going to let you in on a little secret: you don’t have to be going through life at a rock-bottom level, massively struggling with your body image, confidence non-existent; to be in need of a little TLC in the area of self-appreciation.
There are no extremes when it comes to self-worth. Picture one end of the spectrum full of confident, successful, thriving people and the other packed with those of us still trying to figure life and ourselves out and dropping the ball at every turn. That sounds pretty unrealistic, doesn’t it? The truth is, there exists a HUGE gray area in between those two extremes, a gray area that most everyone on earth (yes, really. I know from working in Hollywood – celebrities, gurus, politicians, athletes – everyone) falls into.
I have some pretty amazing people in my life, including my mentors and a lot of coaches in my network, all of whom I look up to and find myself constantly in awe at their ability to seemingly have it all together, all the time. But the reality is that when I take a moment to look closer, to dive in deeper with them, to ask the sensitive questions, even they can always use a boost in the self-love department.
So wherever it is you stand right now – rock bottom, right in the middle, or thriving – here are 5 signs you need to appreciate yourself more plus some ideas for how to do just that. Continue reading