The more we criticize ourselves, the harder it becomes to make positive changes because it reinforces negative thoughts and ruins our self-esteem!
Then we're left feeling too beaten down to do anything different.
Louise Hay hit the nail on the head when she taught us to approve of ourselves:
"Criticism locks us into the very pattern we are trying to change. Understanding and being gentle with ourselves helps us move out of it. Remember, you have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn't worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens." (You Can Heal Your Life)
Approving of ourselves means we have an inner cheerleader to get us through challenges. We become more resilient and can stay positive even when we are - heaven forbid - not perfect.
So, how do you do this self-approval thing? You could try one of these steps:
POSITIVE FEELINGS = ENERGY
Energy that we can use to make the changes we want.
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