Stay Connected

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Forming close bonds is not only good for your general well-being but also provides another perspective to your self-criticism.

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Choosing to spend time with people who make you feel good about yourself is an effective way to tackle self-criticism. It boosts your self-confidence and makes you believe in yourself as an individual.

Loved Ones Can Help

Friendships not only take your attention away from such self-depreciation but also highlight the good in you, thereby focusing on what is important.

Furthermore, friends do point out mistakes and failures, keeping you abreast of reality. This way you can have a check-in with reality, as to what really needs to be worked upon, versus something that only you find to be faulty.

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(Mar 28, 2016). Stay Connected. Retrieved Nov 20, 2019 from Assistert Selvhjelp - Få bedre psykisk helse via internett: https://app.assistertselvhjelp.no/en/e/stay-connected