Self-Esteem

noun | [ self ] [ ih-steem ]

Self-Esteem is our sense of our own value or worth, or the extent to which we value, approve of, appreciate or like ourselves. It can be a favourable or unfavourable attitude towards ourselves, and includes our evaluation of our thoughts and feelings overall in relation to ourselves. Expressing personal emotions, attitudes, and thoughts are highly associated with self-esteem.

Self-Esteem is seen as a critical factor in personal well-being as our self-esteem contributes to our psychological health, social adjustment, and quality of life.

Self-Esteem In Action

The person will be able to:

  • Speak up and tell others their opinions in a respectful manner.
  • Appreciate themselves and other people.
  • Make their own decisions.
  • Recognize and accept a wide range of feelings, both positive and negative.
  • Handle criticism without taking it personally.
  • Accept and learn from their mistakes when they fail.
  • Accept challenges and take risks in order to grow.
  • Aware of their values and live their lives accordingly.
  • Respect others and accept them as they are without trying to change them.

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Also Known As

Hindi | 

स्वयं का आकलन

Marathi | 

स्वतःविषयीचे मत / स्वत:चा अंदाज

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