10 Proven Ways to Improve Self Esteem

2. Not comparing yourself to others is a proven way to improve your self esteem

Sometimes it can be difficult not comparing yourself to others. Social networks are full of picture-perfect lives and happy people living their dreams, and sometime it’s hard to not let it get to you. Try to remember that comparing yourself to others weakens your self-esteem, because there will always be someone more attractive, wealthier, or smarter than us.[3]

What can you do: Remind yourself that everyone’s circumstance is different. Everyone has had different experiences that have shaped who we are. Also, what you’re seeing in those pictures might not actually be what’s happening in real-life – those people choose exactly what they want people to see. No one is as perfect as they seem.

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