Healthy Self-esteem oftentimes refers to self -value, self-respect. Self-esteem is used to describe a person’s sense of self-worth, how you appreciate and like your personality. Self-esteem is a big challenge in our society today. Self-esteem is a big trigger to success. Your low self-esteem can cause lots of damage in life, both social life and career part.
People often believe that I can’t achieve this or this is difficult to achieve; believe me, it is a sign of failure, fear, and defeat on yourself worth believing you can’t achieve or is hard to achieve. These end up affecting your social life, career part or your goals.
I was once a victim of low self-esteem, looking down on myself, believing that my friends are far better than me in academic with that, I hard the fear that I can not achieve or do well in my academic, hoping on my friends to teach or direct me on what to do at any particular point. Also Read: Abuse and its Effect on Health
That caused many setbacks in my studies, especially in calculation courses, because I depended on friends to help me out. I end up having low grades every semester, but at a time I set my mind down, I recalled, I asked myself a question ” when will I stop depending on people”? ” when will I have the ability to do things on my own without the help of people”? When will I build my self-esteem”? Finally, after all, sets and down, I figure myself out; I began to do those calculation courses without the help of no friends. The only thing I did to myself was to be in the lecture hall, listing to the lecturer when lecturing and the daily practice of the courses.
Ever since, I worked on my self-esteem, believing I can do better than my friends, overcome the fear of believing in people. As a result, I ended up with a good grade in all the courses; my friends never saw my back again in academics. This is the power of building high self-esteem, power of self-respect, and self-worth.
Symptoms of Healthy Self-Esteem
The best ways to know if you are on the right track on healthy self-esteem are listed below.
- When you always so no to negative thoughts.
- When you are always optimistic about the future.
- Having good confidence in yourself.
- Having the ability to expresses your needs when it arises.
- When you are always not allowed the bad experience to overcome your good thought.
Symptoms of Low Self-Esteem
It would be best if you worked on yourself whenever you notice these signs below
- When you lack confidence in yourself.
- When you have a negative outlook.
- When you always focus on your weakness, believing you can’t achieve your goals.
- When you always exhibit fear in everything.
- The feeling of emotional breakdown
- When you accept the defeat that your friends are better off than you.
- The ability not to express your needs at any point in time.
The Benefit of Self Esteem to your Health
Having good self-esteem helps in our everyday routine; it’s a great means of motivation to succeed in anything you do because it helps conquer fear and achieve a goal or purpose in life.
Healthy self-esteem can help in directing your potential, personality, self-respect, and self-worth. However, Low Self -esteem may hinder you from not achieving those mentioned goals because it may contribute to set back in your field.