The human mind is known to have a ‘negativity bias’ meaning that we tend to focus on how we think we are failing, rather than recognising how much we do and have to offer others. In overlooking all the good and not appreciating our worth, we under-value ourselves.
This is why it is so important to take time to consciously focus on our achievements to fully and more realistically appreciate ourselves. You will have achieved many things in your life, some small and others much greater, but have you ever taken time to think of all the things you have done, celebrating the things you have accomplished?
Consciously recognising what you do well each day can help you to appreciate that even the little things you do can make a big difference to yourself and those around you.
Here are some things you can try: