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Improve Your Self-Esteem With The William James Formula

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Self-Esteem And Self-Worth

Self-esteem is defined as your personal value, the all-embracing sense of self-worth. It is affected by your childhood experiences, genetics and other factors that may be not in your control.

The factors affecting self-esteem that you can manage are: personal circumsta...

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How Self-Esteem impacts our daily life:

  • Self-Talk: A constant dialogue that we have with ourselves, where our own mind becomes our enemy, talking us out of doing what can help us grow and learn with many ‘logical’ excuses/reasons.
  • Self-Doubt:

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The William James Formula For Self-Esteem

According to ‘The Principles Of Psychology’, an 1890 book by William James, known as the father of American psychology, self-worth is based on our actual achievements and our aspirations, as in the equation below:

Self-Esteem = Success/Pretensions.

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