Learn about who you are. Describe, for instance, what brings you joy and what you hold dear in life. Writing this down in a journal could be beneficial for you. Try to dispel negative self-perceptions. You may automatically be critical of yourself. Positive self-talk is important. Some individuals enjoy performing this in front of a mirror. At first, it might feel weird, but the more you do it, the more at ease you might feel. Work on saying no. If you’re not used to being assertive, it may be challenging. However, it can be exhausting to accept too many invitations to please others. Before agreeing to do something you don’t want to, it might be helpful to stop, take a deep breath, and consider how you are feeling. Celebrate your accomplishments. Take some time today to give yourself some self-love, no matter how little. This could involve doing some cleaning or going for a walk outside. Take compliments well. You could keep them to refer to in times of depression or self-doubt. If you’re at ease, ask people what they like about you. They might notice things that you yourself don’t consider. Make a list of your positive attributes. This might be something you do for the benefit of others or a skill you’ve learned. Speak to a reliable person. It helps to have someone listen to you and express their concern.