What are the Origins of Low Self-Esteem?

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“You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” ― Gautama Buddha “I’m no good.” “I’m not worth much.” “I don’t have anything to offer.” “Who would want someone like me?” How does a person’s self-esteem get so low? When does the slide from healthy contentment and self-confidence to… Read more »

Self-Compassion Is the New Self-esteem

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What if you acknowledged that you were struggling today? Is it okay that you are not the most beautiful, most popular, fittest, or most successful? Or, will you beat yourself up because you are not a rising star? Is your self-esteem crushed when you don’t measure up? Does it pain you to be average? The… Read more »

7 ways to Raise Your Self-Esteem

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Take steps toward loving and accepting yourself as you are How much are you worth? Who do you see when you walk toward a mirror? Do you admire that person and want a closer look? Or do you look away? Self-esteem is a powerful reflection of how you feel about who you are, what you… Read more »