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How self-worth relates to the price of your Shinrin Yoku session and other services

As service providers, we often struggle with determining the right price for our services. Research in the field of psychology has shown that there can be a link between self-worth and the prices people charge for their services. Let’s take a closer look at this relationship and how it can impact our pricing decisions.

One study published in the Journal of Economic Psychology found that people with higher levels of self-esteem tend to charge more for their services than those with lower self-esteem. The study suggests that individuals with higher self-esteem may have a greater sense of their own value and worth, and therefore feel more confident in charging higher prices for their services.

Another study published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology found that people’s self-esteem can be influenced by the feedback they receive about their pricing. Participants who received positive feedback about their high prices reported feeling more confident and capable, while those who received negative feedback about their low prices reported feeling less confident and capable.

While these studies suggest a link between self-worth and pricing decisions, it’s important to note that other factors also play a role in determining prices. For example, market demand, competition, and costs associated with providing the service are also important considerations.

Furthermore, it’s important to cultivate a sense of self-worth that is independent of external validation. While pricing can be a reflection of one’s self-worth, it’s important to recognize that self-worth is a complex and multifaceted concept that involves a person’s sense of their own value, competence, and deservingness. Focusing solely on external factors such as pricing or feedback can lead to an unhealthy reliance on these factors for validation.

In conclusion, as service providers, it’s important to recognize the link between self-worth and pricing decisions, but also to consider other factors such as market demand, competition, and costs associated with providing the service. Additionally, cultivating a sense of self-worth that is independent of external validation can help ensure that pricing decisions are based on a healthy sense of self-worth and not just external validation.

Here are several tips on how to improve your self-worth.

Research in the field of psychology has identified several strategies for improving self-worth. Here are some evidence-based ways to boost your self-worth:

  • Practice self-compassion: Self-compassion involves treating yourself with kindness, understanding, and acceptance, especially during times of difficulty or failure. Research has shown that practicing self-compassion can improve self-worth and reduce feelings of anxiety and depression.
  • Build positive relationships: Having positive relationships with others can improve self-worth by providing a sense of belonging, support, and validation. Surround yourself with people who encourage and uplift you.
  • Set realistic goals: Setting and achieving realistic goals can help boost self-worth by providing a sense of accomplishment and mastery. Start with small, achievable goals and gradually work up to larger goals.
  • Practice self-care: Taking care of your physical, emotional, and mental well-being can improve self-worth by showing yourself that you are worth the time and effort. Practice self-care activities that make you feel good, such as exercise, meditation, or spending time in nature.
  • Challenge negative self-talk: Negative self-talk can undermine self-worth by reinforcing negative beliefs about oneself. Challenge negative self-talk by replacing it with more positive and affirming thoughts.
  • Practice gratitude: Practicing gratitude involves focusing on the positive aspects of one’s life and expressing gratitude for them. Research has shown that practicing gratitude can improve self-worth and increase feelings of happiness and well-being.

In our Shinrin Yoku Guide Training we encourage you to live a meaningful life through your business. 

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