Practice acceptance and self-compassion. Realize it's common to struggle with trust. Be kind to yourself.
Reflect on where the trust issues began. Identify the source, explore it. Therapy, journaling, meditation can help.
Show your inner child some love. Consider inner child meditation, breathwork, or therapy to heal past wounds.
Consider therapy or counseling. Discuss past experiences that led to trust issues with a licensed professional.
Communicate your thoughts, emotions, and needs. Open up gradually, start small. Lack of communication can harm a relationship.
Focus on a person’s behavior, not only words. Determine if they're trustworthy by looking at their actions.
Follow your intuition. Pay attention to warning signs. When unsure, move slowly.
Identify your triggers. Understand what situations or actions trigger your lack of trust.
Set boundaries. Communicate boundaries clearly and stick to them.
Practice forgiveness. Forgive yourself and others for past hurts to move forward.