How to Improve Your Self Esteem

In order to improve your self esteem, you are supposed to first of all know what it means. In this blog, we will be talking about how to improve ourselves.

What is Self Esteem?

Self-esteem is your subjective sense of overall personal worth or value. It can be said to be a measured of how much a person values, approves of, appreciates, prizes, or like himself.

Have a good Self esteem.
Feel good about Yourself


Lets discuss 3 ways of doing this.

Recognize Situations that Affects Self Esteem

Think about the situations that seem to deflate your self-esteem. Common triggers might include, A work or school presentation, a crisis at work or home, a challenge with a spouse, loved one, co-worker or other close contact, a change in roles or life events, such as a job loss or a child leaving home.

Recognize situations that affects self esteem.
Recognize situations that affects self esteem.

Having recognized this, one can be able to improve, as he has seen situations that affects him and be able to address or work on it.

Become Aware of Thoughts and Beliefs

Once you’ve learned which situations affect you, notice your thoughts about them. This includes what you tell yourself (self-talk) and how you view the situations. Your thoughts and beliefs might be positive, negative or neutral. They might be rational, based on reason or facts. Or they may be irrational, based on false ideas.

Beware of Thoughts and Beliefs
Beware of Thoughts and Beliefs

Challenge Negative Thinking

Your initial thoughts might not be the only way to view a situation. Ask yourself whether your view is in line with facts and logic. Or is there another explanation? Be aware that it can be hard to see flaws in your logic.

Adjust Your Thinking and Beliefs

Replace negative or untrue thoughts with positive, accurate thoughts. As you do, try to make use of hopeful statements that shows what you are working on.


When you recognize situations that affects your self-esteem, work towards either changing them or working towards adjusting them and try to use hopeful and good statements.

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