A Healthy Relationship With Yourself: 4 Signs That You May Lack Self-Acceptance by Shai Tubali

a year ago

A Healthy Relationship With Yourself: 4 Signs That You May Lack Self-Acceptance

Our first relationship in life is with ourselves, and if this relationship is unhealthy, we cannot engage maturely with another. Self-esteem is linked to better relationships, success in school and work, and improvements in physical and mental health, and it begins with self-acceptance. Yet the path to self-acceptance is one of the most challenging emotional and spiritual processes that we can go through.

Quite often we realize that even after a lot of inner work, we still feel that we cannot accept ourselves. We discover that even after years of therapy and healing, we still possess a level of discomfort within ourselves. It is time to look this discomfort in the eye and identify its origin in the mind/heart split.

Signs that you lack self-acceptance include:

  1. Self-criticism and inner judgment.
  2. Not feeling at home with yourself.
  3. Feeling you always need to fight and struggle with yourself.
  4. Seeing yourself through the eyes of world and not through the “eyes of the heart.”

To be able to expand ourselves, as well as to naturally show sensitivity and love toward other people, we need to develop self-love and self-acceptance first. This power can enable us to blossom and develop true self-confidence that is real and authentic, and it can even lead to love.

Note: 30Seconds is a participant in the Amazon affiliate advertising program and this post contains affiliate links, which means we may earn a commission or fees if you make a purchase via those links. The content on 30Seconds.com is for informational and entertainment purposes only, and should not be considered medical advice. The information on this site should not be used to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease, and is not a substitute for professional care. Always consult your personal healthcare provider. The opinions or views expressed on 30Seconds.com do not necessarily represent those of 30Seconds or any of its employees, corporate partners or affiliates.

Take 30 seconds and join the 30Seconds community, and follow us on Facebook to get inspiration in your newsfeed daily. Inspire and be inspired.

Related Products on Amazon We Think You May Like:

30Second Mobile, Inc. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

Exercises to Build Self-Esteem: 5 Ways to Overcome Inner Demons & Increase Self-Confidence

Find Your Inner Happiness: 10 Simple Ways to Get Your Happy On

How to Be Happy: Are You Living on the Smile Side of Life?

​Where Does Confidence Come From? 5 Insights About Self-Confidence to Help You Grow

Elisa Schmitz
Thank you for these insights, Shai Tubali ! We appreciate you sharing.
Julio Caro
Thanks For Sharing....

join discussion

Please login to comment.

recommended tips

Boosting Brain Health in 2022: How New Year's Resolutions Can Impact the Health of Your Brain

Balancing Your Chakras Through Meditation: Which Practice Is Right for You?

Moving Into the New Year: 5 Ways to Make Healthy Resolutions That Stick