When Too Much Is Not Enough
People believe that several different things are necessary for proper functioning of every individual. We need to eat right, have a healthy lifestyle and have plenty of physical activity in our lives. However, this all demands will power, and only the persistent ones manage to persevere living healthy in a complete sense of the phrase. Therefore, logically, we know that mind plays a great role in the health of one's body and vice-versa. Subsequently, people who suffer from low levels of self-esteem may have troubles achieving their optimal state of bodily fitness. Namely, these people may be constantly dissatisfied with themselves, regardless of the incredible effort they put into exercising and working out. Whenever they make a positive change, they are unable to see it, since they are looking down on themselves. Thus, they fall into a certain type of desperation and negativeness, due to their belief that all of the exercising and effort is in vain. Therefore, self-esteem is crucial for a healthy life, and, once its levels are low, there is a danger of experiencing some unwanted side-effects.
Other Self-esteem Related Problems
One of most common causes of low self-esteem is aging. Namely, people cannot seem to accept this natural fact no matter what. Rather, they become depressed and disappointed with every passing year. Of course, we all age, and physical fitness is harder to achieve as we grow older. However, as mentioned above, this is completely normal and natural. Thus, it is best to accept your body and the differences which strike it with age. We can slow the aging process down by staying physically active and having a healthy diet. However, there are no successful quick fixes, regardless of what their inventors and advertisers say.
Apart from too-good-to-be-true diets that are sold and advertised all over the world, we have been offered various products capable of making our skin looking younger, making us more aesthetically appealing to other people, resulting in a boost of self-esteem. You do not need to be apparently young in order to have self-esteem. Yet, again, a majority of people seems to be incapable of being happy in any other way. Unless they look younger and more appealing to others, they will be stressed and depressed.
Stress itself is one of the main triggers of low self-esteem. What is more, the less self-esteem you have the more unhappy you will be and thus, create a self destructive vicious circle. People who are satisfied with their looks are far less nervous and stressed out, being more healthy and cheerful at the same time.
All in all, your life is in your hands, and it is up to you whether you are going to suffer from low self-esteem throughout the rest of your life, or take some steps in recognizing your beauty and true potential. Being self-confident is not easy, and you might need the help from your friends, as well as some cosmetic products. Nevertheless, once you achieve this state of mind, you will feel much better.