Self-Esteem For Dummies
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One of the most powerful ways to build your self-esteem is to be your own best friend. Practice these ten principles to love and support yourself:

  • Look inside to see what you believe about yourself.

  • Speak only positive things about yourself, being patient, loving, and gentle with yourself.

  • Treat yourself fairly and with integrity.

  • Trust that you will be good to yourself.

  • Be satisfied with yourself but realize you can change for the better, too.

  • Choose what you do and the people you are with to celebrate who you are.

  • Make decisions that create the life you believe you are worthy of.

  • Treat yourself like you’re special and do things that make you feel good about being you.

  • Check in with yourself every day about what’s happening.

  • Be aware of your needs and respond to them.

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S. Renee Smith is a renowned self-esteem and branding expert, speaker, author, and resource to the media. Her expertise in personal and professional development and ability to inspire others to make positive, permanent changes has made her a sought-after consultant and speaker to Fortune 500 corporations, universities, government and nonprofit agencies, and churches. Vivian Harte has taught assertiveness skills online to over 10,000 students worldwide. She has 14 years of experience teaching in the classroom at Pima Community College and the University of Phoenix. She also hosted her own radio and television shows for many years in Colorado Springs, Minneapolis, and Tucson.

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