What exactly is a self- image?

 An image is a representation of someone or something. It also means the public perception of someone. Self- image refers to how a person perceives himself or rather how you perceive yourself.  This image does not pop up all of a sudden. It is the result of a number of self-impressions that have accumulated over time. It would include things like the hopes and dreams you nurture, how you generally think and feel, whether you have been doing what you want to do, etc. When the self-impressions have been positive most of the time, your self-image is also likely to be positive making you a confident person with positive thoughts and actions. On the other hand negative impressions are likely to reflect on the self-image negatively and could result in a negative Self image which might make you doubt your abilities and capabilities.

Factors that can influence or affect the self image

 We have already seen that Self-image is a result of the accumulation of a number of self impressions. However, these impressions are not solely created by you. in other words you are not the only person responsible for the impressions that have developed or stored in your mind. it is the sum total of a number of things which include

  • Self-image resulting from how you as an individual perceive yourself
  • Self- image that results from how others perceive you
  • The self-image that results from your perception of how others see you
  • The self-image that results from your perception of how you see yourself.

Self image

However, the point to note is that in the case of all these factors, it need not necessarily be an actual representation of you. there are chances for all, some or none of them to be true.

Effects of negative self-image

 Before we go on to find what a negative self-image can do to a person, it is important to consider the characteristics of a person with a positive self-image. A person with a positive self-image is generally happy, healthy and extroverted. They are confident because they consider themselves to be somewhat closer to what they consider as the ideal version of themselves. On the other hand a person with a negative Self-image sees oneself as undesirable and unattractive, they have a feeling that they are neither intelligent nor are they smart. They are usually unhappy and tend to be unhealthy as well. They seldom consider themselves close to the ideal version that they have in mind about themselves and also believe that others also perceive them that way.

How to develop  a positive self-image

 There are a number of ways in which you can develop a positive Self-image. Among them, meditation can be considered as an incredibly helpful tool in helping you build and maintain a healthy sense of self. It has the power to get even a person who is terribly affected by a negative self-image to recuperate and build self-confidence and self-love which eventually would help in building a positive self-image. Powerful affirmations can also help manifest abundance which in turn would help in building self-esteem, success and thereby well-being and a positive self-image.

 A positive self-image helps you achieve greater goals.  Work towards building it, if you already do not have one.

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Top 4 Most Selling Ashok Leyland Trucks

A leading brand in the commercial vehicle industry, Ashok Leyland, has earned quite a lot of fame for the range of good quality trucks that they provide. Their company is based in Chennai, India. They are the second-largest manufacturer of commercial vehicle in India along with 4th and 12th rank worldwide. The Ashok Leyland truck price is quite moderate which brings us to note that their mid-sized trucks range from about Rs. 10 lakhs to Rs. 15 lakhs. Businessmen all over the states use their range of trucks to transport goods and products smoothly from one place to another to initiate growth in their business.

However, they do hold some amazing models that have made Ashok Leyland stand at another level in the market. Those models are as follows:

  • Ashok Leyland Dost: In the range of mini trucks, the Ashok Leyland Dost indeed is a unique model to sustain the growing need of the business industry. The Ashok Leyland Dost+ offers the best in class mileage, excellent pickup, high payload capacity, extra space, bigger tyres and more warranty over the Dost. The engine is 1478 cc TDCR with BS4 compliance.  The maximum output power is that of 60 bhp @3300 rpm while the peak torque is 170Nm @1600-2400 rpm range. 5-speed manual gearbox with 240 mm diameter diaphragm supports the transmission duties with a single dry plate clutch.
  • Ashok Leyland 3718 IL: This model comes in the price range of Rs. 27.2 lakh. This vehicle is mostly used for flatbed trailer and carries loads such as vehicles, steel wire rolls, machine parts and more. It has a wheelbase of only 6,660 mm and 5,660 cc H Series CRS TCIC BS-III motor engine. It provides a power of 180 bhp power and 660 Nm torque. The gradeability is of 15% with power steering and a maximum payload of 27,000 kg.

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  • Ashok Leyland 3118 IL: This truck is quite famous for its fuel efficiency and longevity. The truck has H series HA6ETI3U Turbocharged Intercooled engine and inline FIP. It has maximum power of 180 bhp @ 2400 rpm and torque of 660 Nm @ 1500-1700 rpm. With a GVW of 31000 kg, it offers a payload capacity of 24010 kg. It also has a power steering, standard seats, air brakes and 3 axles.
  • Ashok Leyland 2518: This truck has 25 ton GVW truck with 6×2 axle configuration. It has 10 wheels and us powered by H series 5.7L CRS engine with iEGR technology. The engine is also made compatible with a 6-speed gearbox. It has a maximum torque of 660 Nm and a maximum power of 180 HP. Ashok Leyland 2518 truck has both the options of cowl design and U truck cabin options. It also has air brakes and power steering with 25T GVW capacity.

Commercial vehicles are indeed a great reason why businesses flourish and run. Without it, it would be impossible to reach out to the brand’s customers. Therefore, when a company invests in a good range of trucks, it helps to lift their business and take it to another level. We can say that the Ashok Leyland team helps one in doing that.

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