The year is coming to a close, and that means it’s time to start focusing on your self-care going into the new year and new decade.
Following a routine is tough for many people, and sticking to it is just as difficult as any other New Years’ resolution you try to stick to. With that being said, here are my best tips for improving your self-care regime this upcoming year to ensure you focus enough on yourself in 2020.
Kristie Overstreet Ph.D., LPCC, LMHC, LPC, CST
Do you ever have those days when your self-talk takes a downward plunge? Regardless of how great life may be going, your negative narrative can come out of nowhere. No matter how confident or not you may be, your inner critic can show up in a big way.
Since snapping your fingers and expecting your negative self-talk disappear won’t work, there are techniques to turn down the volume. Here are nine ways to silence your inner critic that can help you make a change starting today.
Let’s face it; we all compare ourselves to others. Whether it’s at work, in social settings, or our relationships, we compare ourselves to others. The problem comes when you compare yourself harshly, and it causes you to see yourself in a negative light.
I know your goal is to focus on self-change to get the life you desire. One way to do this is to make something you are already going to do like comparing yourself work for you versus work against you. Here are my tips on how to make it work in your favor.
If you question your worthiness or struggle to realize how great you are, then get ready for change. Every one of us could use a reminder now and then. That time is now, so get ready to realize my favorite five reasons of why you are good enough and worthy of greatness.
If you want more confidence and better self-esteem, are you willing to work on it daily?
We form healthy habits by taking small steps every day. These small steps add up to significant results.
If you are ready to grow, here is a daily checklist to get you started.