Step 4: Do something everyday to calm your mind and relieve your need to be perfect
Take some time every day to take a break and relax. Go outside, take a walk, meditate, even chatting with co-workers by the water cooler can take some of the load off. Ordinary activities can bring simple pleasures. Rarely is anything in life a "do or die" situation. Try to relax and take it one day at a time.
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Healthy self esteem is about accepting our positive qualities as well as embracing our imperfections. Accept yourself as you are, let go of the need to be perfect, and you will be on your way to a much happier, stress less life!