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by Karl Perera
In this short article I would like to discuss how important self acceptance is and how you can improve your life by accepting who you are.
Why is self-acceptance so important?
It is so important because if you do not accept yourself for who you really are you will create a number of problems in your life. Some of these problems are internal affecting you personally and some will affect how others treat you.
Let's quickly look at some of these problems:
What happens when you accept yourself for who you are?
Self-acceptance means that you understand who you are and where your strengths and weaknesses lie. You know what you want. This will allow you to be comfortable with your place in the world.
If you can build your self confidence you will live a life free of self criticism and you can begin to face the challenges in your life and succeed. Imagine being at ease with people, being able to speak in public and feel good about yourself, no more shyness or fear. Build your Self Confidence - quick, easy and guaranteed! (prepared by experienced psychologists and gets my full recommendation)
If you accept yourself you can also value yourself and tell others that they should respect who you are. You will also be able to accept others and not demand that they try to reach your standards.
Self acceptance means that you are happy with who and what you are but it does not mean that you give up any hopes of change or improvement. Self acceptance is a necessary first step towards self improvement because you need to see the truth about yourself and accept it and then decide whether or not you can change.
What steps can you take to increase your self acceptance?