Learn to say "no"

One of the main signs that a person is lying to himself – a habit to agree with people. Such people feel obliged to say "Yes" to any request and suggestions of others. However, this behavior is self-deception. Agreeing in all things with others, the person may assume obligations that can never fulfill. In addition, the habit to agree in everything leads to the fact that a person begins to use the surrounding see his inability to refuse anything. Learn to say "no" when necessary. So you give others to understand what you really think, and stop lying to yourself.

Watch your thoughts about yourself

Stop trying to fit someone else's expectations. Watch yourself during the day. Please note, if you're trying to adapt to someone, aren't you afraid to disappoint others. Such actions undermine your individuality. Try not to say and do things that contradict your beliefs and interests. Don't do things just because they expect you to surrounding. Don't try to be someone else or imitate anyone. Stay yourself.

Protection mechanisms

Another sign of self-deception is a peremptory defense of his point of view, not allowing other opinions. If you always think you are right, you are cheating yourself, you go on the defensive and not listening to others. This behavior makes their own beliefs and value system in a tool to achieve personal goals, which does not contribute to honesty with oneself and others.

Do not exaggerate your abilities

Habit to overestimate themselves and their capabilities is also one of the types of lies himself. It leads to the fact that people load themselves with responsibilities which can not fulfill, but it continues to say that all do. As a result, he could not confirm their words with deeds and lose reputation among others. Learn to recognize their vulnerability and not perfection. Allow yourself to make mistakes. Recognize the limitations of their abilities.

Stop dreaming

Is fairly common human behavior, when he is dissatisfied with his personal life, work, financial situation, etc., dream, as if he could change, but it does nothing for it. If you believe in your life need to change anything, please note if you do not rely on the case, whether you try to push the solution of problems in the future in the hope for better times. This behavior is self-deception, and they must be eliminated. Stop dreaming about the things that you need to do to get them.