a list of your good points, your successes, people you like,
things you enjoy doing.
a diary of happy memories and read it when you feel down.
giving open and honest compliments to your family and friends.
stories and watch films about people and events that inspire
a skill you would like to improve on and practice it often.
Often, if you feel good at doing something, this increases your
confidence in your abilities and yourself.
some songs that really make you feel good and learn to sing
them to yourself.
out a daily plan of things to do that help you to feel good.
Humour, exercise, music, reading, time with friends and make
sure you do them each day.
something different each day. Set yourself a little goal to
do something which may be a little scary to think of, but makes
you feel triumphant when you complete it.
positive self-affirmations (see affirmations
page) on a daily basis.
the ‘Act as if…’ Strategy (see Strategies,
tools and techniques page)