Even the most confident of us need to work on building self-esteem from time to time. And more often than not, we have to find this from within. Here are 5 easy ways to boost your self-esteem, and remind yourself of just how awesome you really are!

1. Encourage Yourself
The first step in building self-esteem is encouragement. Always give yourself credit for making positive changes in your life and trust that you can accomplish your goals. Human beings are not perfect creatures and it’s important to understand that we all make mistakes from time to time. It’s how we bounce back that is key.

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2. Build Self-Confidence
It’s important to treat both other people and ourselves with kindness and respect. There will be times in our lives when everything seems to go perfectly. Other times, we’ll be forced to deal with difficult situations. Handling both extremes with grace will provide us with immeasurable self-confidence.


3. Don’t Jump to Negative Conclusions
When there is no evidence to support that you have made another person angry or upset, don’t automatically assume that you have. It’s easy to treat confusing feelings as facts, though in actuality, everyone has their own issues going on. (Most of them have nothing to do with you.) Instead of letting confusion consume you, look deep inside yourself and acknowledge your wisdom, grace and divine fire. All is well within your soul.


4. Identify Situations in Need of Solutions
It’s impossible to fully avoid challenges in life. When it comes to our relationships, jobs, health and more, conflicts are unavoidable. It’s important to remember that there are usually solutions to our problems. Listen to your thoughts and try to interpret what you see yourself doing in order to succeed in the face of adversity. When you remove fear from the equation, anything is possible.


5. Seek Out Positive Guidance
It’s easy to become overwhelmed by mixed messages. We often hear one thing in the media, another from our family and something entirely different from our friends. Fortunately, there are incredible coaches and psychics to help with building self-esteem. They’re able to feel your inner self-esteem issues and provide constructive ways in which you can heal and forgive yourself. It’s easy to lose track of self- confidence, but with the right guidance we can be reminded of our beautiful gifts that are often too easy to overlook.

Pilar from the California Psychics specializes in relationships, career, spirituality, women’s issues, and loved ones who have crossed over. A big believer in free will, she assists by explaining options. Her higher-self connects with your guides and loved ones beyond. Spanning over 20 years, she started her psychic career by being extra sensitive as a child. She would see upcoming events, share them with her family, and then they would witness them happening all around. Given those natural abilities, she started to research and study metaphysics. She feels that everyone has the same potential to hone their own gifts. For more information about California Psychics please visit CaliforniaPsychics.com.