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How to Build Self-Esteem


stock-photo-love-yourself-self-esteem-concept-isolated-text-in-vintage-letterpress-wood-type-102956873Most people feel bad about themselves from time to time. Low self esteem may be triggered by your own judgements or by the judgements of others. Low self-esteem keeps you from enjoying your life and working towards goals.

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  • February 5, 2014 at 4:36 pm

    Another very good way to build self-esteem is volunteer work. It doesn’t always have to include working with the down and out to show how much better your life actually is. You can read to children at a library, or shelve books there. You can read to seniors or the sick, or volunteer some office time to an organization. Even going out of your way to smile at others or hold a door for them will improve your own day. I enjoy being a volunteer usher at a local theater myself.

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    • February 5, 2014 at 9:26 pm

      Doing all the things you listed can help improve your self-esteem. Doing what you enjoy, the positive healthy things that make a difference in your life is important.

      Thanks for your comment

      Helen

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  • February 5, 2014 at 4:43 pm

    This list is ok but largely superficial and doesn’t cut through the grease. If you really want to build your self-esteem, learn to be honest and fair both to others and yourself, finish things you start, be good to other people, don’t be a door mat, do something in your life as an act of service to this world, learn to laugh at yourself, don’t put yourself at the centre of the universe. When you fall down, get up…*always*.

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    • February 5, 2014 at 9:30 pm

      I’m glad you mentioned some important points that could help in building self-esteem. These points can be of help to others wanting to improve their confidence.

      Thanks for your comment

      Helen

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  • February 9, 2014 at 12:13 pm

    When I was very young living at home my father always told me I would never amount to anything and I was stupid…I still hear it whenever I’m doing something. He used words that hurt and I still hear them, not literally but thinking it. I’m going to be sixty this summer, he’s still alive and going on 90. I haven’t seen or spoken to him in fifteen years and I know in my heart that when he dies I will look back at it feeling worse about my dog that died in my arms than I will about his death. I’m just as lost as I was when I was a kid and I know this will never change.

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