Back to Mental health and wellbeing. But when low self-esteem becomes a long-term problem, it can have a harmful effect on our mental health and our day-to-day lives. When we have healthy self-esteem, we tend to feel positive about ourselves and about life in general. It makes us better able to deal with life's ups and downs. When our self-esteem is low, we tend to see ourselves and our life in a more negative and critical light. We also feel less able to take on the challenges that life throws at us.
How to Build Self-Esteem As a Grown-Ass Adult (Part 2)
How to Build Self-Esteem As a Grown-Ass Adult (Part 2) - Jessi Kneeland
Millicent has been teaching at the university level since Log in or sign up to add this lesson to a Custom Course. Log in or Sign up. Paul is newly single. His eight year tumultuous relationship with his former college sweetheart has finally come to an end.
The role of value in adult self-esteem and life satisfaction
Self-esteem is how you view yourself. People who have healthy self-esteem can appreciate their strengths and be compassionate for any limitations they have. They value themselves and expect others to treat them with respect.
If you want a more in-depth explanation of how this cycle works, and why approaching it from both sides is important, please go back and read Part 1! When I asked my readers to submit their tips and practices for cultivating a strong and positive self-image, I was shocked by what came up. This is a problem, because according to important and official science, having low self-esteem sucks. Honestly, I could write a book about this stuff. Maybe someday I will.