Symptoms Of Low Self-Esteem And The Root Causes of It
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
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 circumstances, stamina, energy, thoughts and strength.
How Self-Esteem impacts our daily life:
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.
The equation simply means that if we have more success, we have good self-esteem. The idea is to focus on our strengths, skills and in those areas where we can do something meaningful.