What Is Your Body Trying to Tell You?
To raise your self-esteem you need to develop self-awareness. You can only do this if you learn to listen to your own body.
Take a moment right now to listen to your body. What is it trying to tell you? Can you feel any tension or pain anywhere? Is there any part of your body that begs for your attention? What does liv @ mb price your body need right now? Is it rest, relaxation, food, exercise, massage, sunshine, a hug, lotion or oil?
In today’s fast-moving society many people do not take the time to listen to themselves. They go to work even when they have a cold or they drink coffee even though their stomachs are protesting. The result of not listening to your body is both bad health and low self-awareness. Both of these lead to low self-esteem. When you do no listen to yourself you cannot get to know your needs (physical, social etc). When you do not know what your needs are you cannot satisfy these. When you do not take care of yourself in this fundamental way – by taking care of your basic needs – you cannot develop high self-esteem. When you have high self-esteem you respect yourself and care about yourself.
As you learn to become more aware of what your body is trying to tell you, you learn to respect yourself better. You will not put yourself in situations that are not good for you (such as working too much or surrounding yourself with people who do not make you happy). Listening to your own body and respecting what it tells you is a key step towards developing high self-esteem.