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11 Things To Tell Yourself When You're Feeling Insecure
The more and more we get addicted to social media and the more and more life seems to be about expensive handbags and shiny cars and pretty faces, sometimes it seems downright impossible to love ourselves. We become insecure in who we are and what we have to offer and unable to see that we're no different than anyone else. However, insecurity can be just the motivation you need to become a better person. Grab a hold of it and don't let it go — face it, accept it, and you'll be on your way to self-acceptance and love. It's hard to stop feelings of insecurity altogether, but you can definitely learn to love and accept yourself by changing your mindset and improving your self-image. Changing your mindset is as easy as giving yourself a reality check whenever you think the worst about yourself. In addition to reality checks, avoid comparing yourself to others since this often leads to feelings of dissatisfaction.
Everyone I have ever known — I take that back — every likable person I have ever known in this world has admitted to periods of sheer insecurity. They looked at themselves from the perspective of someone else — perhaps a person with no appreciation of their talents, personality traits, abilities—and judged themselves unfairly according to the perverted view. I am terribly insecure much of the time. I grew up with bad acne, braces, and a twin sister who was in the popular group. The adolescent self-doubt had sticking power.
Even the most confident person in the room is surely insecure about something. The thing about insecurity is that it has the power to hold us back in all areas of life. The good news is insecurities are not set in stone. You can percent overcome them, no matter how big or small they are. Doing so just requires some work on yourself and a plan of action. So as a starting point, Ward recommends dropping the self-judgment. Accept the fact that you feel insecure about something, and focus instead on doing the work to shift it.
A Roadmap to Overcoming Insecurities
Most of us feel pangs of self doubt every now and then, which is totally normal. But, when it comes to jealousy in relationships , personal insecurities and comparison, it can actually drive a wedge between you and your partner. Insecurity is good to some extent because it makes you work harder in the relationship and value your partner more. If there's too much insecurity though, it can create a toxic atmosphere in the relationship and can wreak havoc on your confidence. It can even separate partners who love and care for each other.
Unfortunately, insecurity is a natural part of the human experience. One of the costs of being alive is the fact that, no matter who you are, you can expect to deal with insecurity of some kind on a daily basis. It may be something small like whether your smoky eye is too smoky or something huge like whether or not you've got what it takes to succeed at your chosen profession. Regardless of what makes you feel insecure, knowing what to tell yourself when you're feeling this way can help you keep excess negativity out of your life. We all feel insecure about different things and a lot of the same things, too, actually , but whatever it is you're feeling insecure about isn't really the point.