Exercise – Celebrate Your Successes

Learning to recognise and acknowledge your daily successes can counter this tendency to ‘write off’ compliments, boosting self-acknowledgement .and self-belief.

Successful and resilient people know how to accept compliments. The best way to do this when somebody says something positive about you is to reply by saying “Thank you”. You don’t have to self-justify or write off the nice remark with something like “Yeah, I got it right, for once!”; “I don’t expect it’ll happen again”; or “It was a fluke, I’m useless really”. self-esteem exercise

Due modesty is an art and an appealing quality, but even the most modest person first has to accept the compliment before skilfully playing it down. Save this for later, when you have become more accustomed to accepting compliments. Being modest about your achievements does not mean writing yourself off as a loser.

Learning to recognise and acknowledge your daily successes can counter this tendency to ‘write off’ compliments, boost ing self-acknowledgement .and self-belief.

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