380: Do you have low self-worth?

A new month brings a new theme inside MerryBody, this month it’s Self-Worth. Low self-worth has been something we’ve both grappled with, in the episode we delve into this very important topic. We’ll discuss various behaviours and emotions that could signal a struggle with self-worth. We also share practical ideas to help boost your self-worth!

This is what we spoke about during the episode

  • What is self-worth? And what isn’t self-worth?
  • A sign of low self-worth is constant self-criticism, you know that harsh inner critic where everything you do is wrong.
  • Other signs are the continuous belittling of yourself, dismissal of any achievement and heightened focus on your mistakes.
  • Perfectionism is another habit of low self-worth.
  • Not being able to accept compliments and downplaying the situation show low self-worth.
  • Fear of judgment and rejection is another behaviour of low self-worth.
  • The first step to building your self-worth is to realise that you have low self-worth and that you want to make a change.
  • Practising self-compassion is a way to build your self-worth. It’s self-acceptance, acknowledging your feelings, and recognising yourself as a human who has strengths and weaknesses.
  • Pay attention to how you talk to yourself, because your thoughts are powerful and they shift how you feel.
  • Set a little goal for yourself. Accomplish something!
  • Practise self-care.

The energy that you put towards working on your self-worth has the potential to shift everything.

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Always merrymaking,
Emma + Carla

P.s if you ever need further help or guidance please contact Lifeline or Beyond Blue. Asking for help is pure courage.

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