LOW

SELF-ESTEEM

WHAT IS LOW SELF-ESTEEM:

Our Self-Esteem is what we think of ourselves, this can be influenced by all different aspects of our lives. Sometimes our relationships can impact how we view ourselves, this could be relationships with family, friends, or even food. Our Self-Esteem can change from high to low/low to high often and even quite quickly depending on what we experience. Often our self-esteems are boosted with positive reinforcement such as praises, compliments and positive thinking. However, if we fill our minds with negative thoughts and ideas about ourselves then this can have a dramatic effect on our self-esteem. Instead of us feeling proud of ourselves, strong and worthy we may feel sad and worthless. This is why we want to support you and show you how incredible you really are!

WHO CAN BE AFFECTED:

Anyone of any age or gender can be affected by low self-esteem. This is why we’ve put together our top tips for overcoming low self-esteem. 

TOP TIPS:

  1. Try to understand what negatives it is your focusing on, then try to look at them from a different angle turning it into a positive. Try focusing on things that prove the negative thoughts wrong. 

  2. Focus on your strengths and what makes you, YOU! Everyone has strengths and weaknesses, but we can use them as our strengths for building our own identity.

  3. Try talking to someone you love and trust about what it is you're worried about and try setting some goals, that are realistic to support your development in overcoming low self-esteem. 

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