I don’t know how to forever banish the voice in my head that tells me I’m a failure. I know who I am. I know what I have to offer the world. On my worst days, none of it matters because I feel like I’m a failure. On my best, I’ll wake with renewed hope and by day’s end am fighting back tears of angst, staring numbly at the wall.
Self-image is defined as “the idea one has of one’s abilities, appearance, and personality.” While it’s normal to occasionally have doubts about one or all of these things, when your internal monologue is predominately composed of an extremely negative narrative, it becomes impossible to enjoy life and other mental health issues can be exacerbated. Use these five habits to improve your self-image daily.