Self-respect is crucial if you want to be a happy person in all dimensions: body, mind, and soul. However, more often you commit the sin of not respecting yourself. I will present you ten the most common cases. These are not all the examples of lack of self-respect, but in order not to frighten you too much, I have chosen only these occurring the most often.
Complainers can make your life miserable. You have probably met at least one of them in your life. What to do, to protect from their negative influence on your life?
We often compare our achievements or material status to others. However, comparing to others often causes minority complex and brings stress to our lives. How to stop comparing to other people?
“God does not play dice with the universe; He plays an ineffable game of His own devising, which might be compared, from the perspective of any of the other players [i.e. everybody], to being involved in an obscure and complex variant of poker in a pitch-dark room, with blank cards, for infinite stakes, with a Dealer who won’t tell you the rules, and who smiles all the time.”
— Terry Pratchett
Self-criticism is very common in our society. However, your inner critic is always neglected and unnoticed. Yet when you cope with it, your life will change dramatically. How can you do it?
“The pleasure of criticizing takes away from us the pleasure of being moved by some very fine things.” – Jean de La Bruyère
How to be sure that your relationship is safe from emotional abuse? Check if there are none of the symptoms described below.