If you have ever looked in the mirror and were immediately disappointed with what you saw, then you are a victim of low self-esteem. Being disappointed by your appearance can ruin your whole day or even your whole life. It causes unnecessary stress and sadness that can easily be avoided if you work on it. This is why taking pride in your health and appearance is necessary to improving your self-confidence.

Below are a few more reasons why good health and appearance is important for self-confidence.self-confidence

Avoids Negativity — Working on your health and appearance will avoid those nasty thoughts you have about yourself. You could look in the mirror and be happy with what you see instead of feeling disappointment. This ultimately will take out those negative encounters and leave your day bright and positive. Negatively only diminishes self-confidence.

Increases Happiness — Waking up each morning feeling great about your health is a good way to start your morning. Happiness, just like any attitude, is contagious. If you wake up happy, the probability of you ending your day happy is likely. Happiness also increases your self-esteem and gets you moving through your day.

Makes You Feel Accomplished — Accomplishing any task or personal goal is a great feeling. It makes you feel proud and worthy. It increases your happiness and allows you to ignore any negative thoughts you may have. It gives you reassurance about yourself and motivates you to move on to other, harder life goals.

Waking up each morning feeling down and disappointed about how you look or feel can lead to being unmotivated and less productive. This combination makes you feel as if you are not worthy and brings desperation. This is why taking pride in your health and appearance is important. It increases your happiness, decreases negativity and makes you feel accomplished, which all leads to a heightened sense of self-confidence.

Author's Bio: 

Judi Moreo is an author, speaker, and life coach. She has written 11 books including “You Are More Than Enough: Every Woman’s Guide to Purpose, Passion, and Power.” Judi can be reached at judimoreo@yahoo.com