What is Self-Esteem?
Self-esteem is how we view ourselves and the value we put on our own worth
It is based on our opinions and beliefs about ourselves, which can make it difficult to change.
It can impact our ability to make decisions, how we treat ourselves, our confidence and much more!
Sign of Low Self-esteem
Everyone’s self esteem is affected by different things and is normally a result of negative life experiences.
Here are some signs someone might have low self-esteem…
- Neglecting their wellbeing
- Highly self-critical
- Lack of confidence in self
- Put others first all the time
- Worry a lot and self-doubt
How does low self-esteem affect us?
Tips on How to Improve Self-Esteem
Notice The Good Things
Celebrate your successes – take time to praise yourself, no matter how small the achievement
Write a list of all your positive attributes and things you like about yourself
Learn to accept compliments and ask others what they like about you
Be Kind To Yourself
Challenge any negative, unkind thoughts that pop up
Talk to yourself like you’d talk to a friend or loved one
Avoid comparing yourself to others – especially on social media!