Disability News

How to improve your self image


When it comes to being disabled, many people can suffer from a lack of confidence about the way they look. While a disability cannot necessarily be changed, and it is not something that anybody should be ashamed of, there are other things that you can do to improve your self-image and help to make yourself more confident in the way that you look. Lack of confidence can have a knock on effect not only on self-esteem, but also in other aspects such as socialising, and in a work environment. We’ve put together a list of ways that you can help to improve your self-image.
 

Teeth
One of the biggest features that people will notice about a person is their smile, so looking at teeth whitening, dentures, and other cosmetic options is one way to help improve your self-image. A good smile can really help to change the appearance of a person’s face. There are a number of different options that you can choose from when it comes to cosmetic dentistry, and it doesn’t have to be hugely expensive either. The first step is to visit an experienced dentist in London and they will discuss with you the best way to help improve your self-image when it comes to your teeth.
 

Hair
Getting a brand new hairdo is one way to help you improve you self-image. Once you feel nice about yourself, you are no longer worried about what other people will think of you, and in some cases a brand new haircut, style or even colour can help to set you apart from the crowd. A new hairdo is an exciting way to bring a new lease of life into your self-image and because of this, there are a number of ways that you can help improve your self-image.
 

Exercise
Exercise is an important part of day to day life for many people, but in some cases, exercise can be difficult or in some cases seem almost impossible for those with certain disabilities. However, there are a number of different ways that you can find exercise programs suited to those who are less abled, and can be tailored specifically to your needs. Exercise can promote positivity not only in the way that you think you look, but also in the way that you feel and your mental health too.
 

Nurture Your Mind
One of the best ways to help make sure that your self-image is improved is to nurture your mind in order to provide you own self esteem. Not comparing yourself to others, particularly those without disabilities is important, and focusing on what you can change rather than what you can’t are all steadfast ways to ensure that you are confident about yourself and your appearance. Knowing what affects your self-esteem and your self-image, whether that’s your hair, teeth, or you simply want to lose that little bit of weight that has been bothering you for so long can really help you to turn your life around and be proactive about change.