Here are five ways to accept and appreciate yourself:
Try to use positive self-talk, such as "I am good the way I am" or "That could happen to anyone". This helps to replace negative thoughts with positive ones.
Practice self-acceptance. Learn to accept yourself regardless of your faults or shortcomings. Remember that it is normal to be disappointed with yourself sometimes but don't let this shut you down. It also helps to have a good conversation with your parents. Talk to them and learn while you still have them.
Set realistic goals for yourself. This helps you focus on what you can achieve instead of focusing on what you cannot achieve.
Learn from your mistakes. This helps you grow as a person and accept and appreciate yourself for who you are.
Do self-care. This could be in the form of exercise, meditation, or taking time for yourself. Make sure you spend time on activities that help you accept and appreciate yourself.
Try some of these tips out and see how it helps you accept and appreciate yourself better. And if you ever feel stuck, remember that you are not alone.