Having children can have a negative effect on our self-esteem, due to the physical and emotional changes that we feel. Becoming a mother is not an easy task, even though we wouldn’t change it for the world. And even though we find it difficult to let go of our previous selves, it’s a wonderful achievement raising our beautiful babies. So many of us forget that we are doing one of the most important jobs in the world. And it’s up to us to ensure that we feel confident and happy in our new roles. Finding what we enjoy, and making sure that we are taking care of ourselves as well, is essential. So if you would like to feel great, and ensure that your confidence is high, your self-esteem is boosted and here are some ideas that may help you feel great.
A big boost in endorphins can be a game-changer for many people. Once you know how your body reacts to exercise and activity in your day-to-day life, you may feel as though you would like to add more. Taking the first step into a new exercise regime, or new activity level can make a huge difference to our lives. If exercise isn’t something you’ve had in your life before or has taken a dip since having children, then it may be a great idea to start thinking about adding some more activity into your life. It doesn’t have to be anything too strenuous to start with, and you must always consider the health risks and speak to a doctor if you haven’t long given birth, but at the end of the day, it’s essential that we take time for ourselves. The side-effect of this is obviously an improvement in the way we feel about our body shape. Feeling stronger and potentially slimmer can do wonders for our self-esteem. Of course, BodEnvy is there to help as well. And there are plenty of treatments available, that will help you along the way. But ultimately the feelgood hormones and the side-effects from the exercise a beneficial.
There’s a reason why so many YouTube tutorials do so well when it comes to makeup, and why so many people spend so much money on makeup in the first place. It can really transform the way in which we feel about ourselves. If you are new to make up, or you’ve never really played with that much in the past, then you can quite easily find yourself in a whole new world. But don’t panic, just discovering the new options to you, and playing with the pallets and colours available, can be fun in itself as well as confidence building.
One way to boost our self-esteem, and keep ourselves feeling great is to learn to relax. Many of us find it difficult, and if we don’t learn to relax then we can easily find ourselves dressed up with little things. There is no need to worry about every little inconvenience, and you can find this out by learning to relax a little and seeing how it goes. Eventually, the small things that matter to you so much once you learn to let it go.
CANDY TAI is a wife to David and mom of 5 with a degree in Communications. She's a native Texan (Hook 'Em Horns!) who's been making her home in the Kansas City metro area for nearly 15 years. She loves being able to shuffle her kids from their various sports activities, piano lessons, and school activities. She enjoys fashion, beauty, reality TV, and moviegoing.