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  • Have you ever felt like you weren't good enough and that no matter what you did, you would never be good enough?

  • Do you sometimes unwittingly self-sabotage your self-esteem with bad thoughts?

  • You're not alone.

  • What you're feeling now is something many of us have experienced in our lives.

  • We question ourselves if we're good enough and, more often than not, we feel we aren't.

  • Modern-day society places so much pressure on us to succeed.

  • In a world where everyone else's success and accomplishments are on full display, it's easy to feel inadequate if you don't have what they have.

  • From making a certain amount of money to not having as many followers or connections, we end up automatically setting unrealistic goals and expectations for ourselves.

  • Thanks, inner critic.

  • We're generally fairly unforgiving to ourselves, and we don't deserve that.

  • Here are 7 things you should keep in mind when you're feeling down about yourself and questioning your own self-worth.

  • 1. The grass isn't always greener on the other side.

  • They say comparison is the root of all unhappiness, and it's hard to argue with that kind of logic.

  • After all, there's always gonna be someone out there who has more.

  • More happiness, more money, even a nicer complexion.

  • These constant comparisons make us lose sight of, and even ignore, all of the good and wonderful things we have in our own lives and in ourselves.

  • We've convinced ourselves we're nothing, and in doing so, we become progressively unhappier.

  • A little hint: those others who have more, they're people too, and they're comparing just like you.

  • They might even be envious of something you have and they don't.

  • 2. Your thoughts aren't your reality.

  • In many ways, we can be our own worst enemy, especially when we talk down to ourselves, letting our doubts and insecurities get the better of us.

  • We all have cruel and discouraging thoughts from time to time, so hold on to the fact that, bottom line, they're just thoughts.

  • You have the power to choose how to deal with your own thoughts.

  • They don't have to define your reality and change the way you feel about yourself.

  • Don't be so quick to believe everything you think when you feel down and lonely.

  • 3. Your worst traits and mistakes don't define you.

  • Self-acceptance, self-love, and compassion towards ourselves: these are all things most of us struggle to accomplish throughout our lives, especially when we're perfectionistic.

  • It can be difficult to feel like you're good enough when you're so aware of all your flaws and imperfections.

  • You need to remind yourself that your worst traits and mistakes don't define you.

  • Be kind to yourself and celebrate all of your best qualities, because even on your worst days, there's always more right than wrong with you, and that should be enough.

  • 4. You are enough.

  • Being a work in progress is great, it means you're progressing.

  • The best of us are works in progress, it means constant improvement.

  • There's no rule stating you need to have it all figured out, so keep learning and appreciate that progress means you're constantly getting better.

  • Perfection is a myth.

  • You may still have a long way to go, but look at how far you've come.

  • Take pride in yourself for making it this far, and make the most of where you are right now: all the best things in life take time.

  • 5. You deserve to be loved and cared for.

  • Famous author Stephen Chbosky said it best when he wrote "We accept the love we think we deserve".

  • Remember those words for perspective the next time you're wallowing in self-doubt and self-pity.

  • We all get upset with ourselves at times.

  • No matter how angry or ashamed you may feel, never let it stop you from accepting the kindness and compassion of others.

  • Often times, it's when we feel like we deserve it the least that we need love the most.

  • 6. Sometimes, all that matters is the here and now.

  • It's far too common to encounter those who get so hung up on their past that they become stuck, unable to move forward in life.

  • Also, there are those who let their anxiety and anticipation of the future keep them from enjoying the present.

  • Truthfully, sometimes, all that matters is the here and now.

  • Being more mindful of the present moment brings a certain peace of mind that you just don't get from wasting your time fretting over the past or the future.

  • 7. You are worthy and you matter.

  • Finally, but perhaps most importantly, remember that you're worthy.

  • You are someone, you're the only you to ever exist in the universe.

  • Have you ever wished that you were someone else who seemed to have it all in life?

  • The truth is, what you see on the surface might not be true, because you're comparing your behind-the-scenes to someone else's highlight-reel.

  • Trying to be someone else is a waste of the person you are.

  • You do you as no one else can.

  • Allow yourself the freedom to feel scared, unsure, and uncomfortable sometimes, knowing that you'll succeed in spite of all these things.

  • When you love and believe in yourself, you'd be surprised at how much further you can go.

  • Be a rockstar.

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