Low Self-Esteem & Confidence

What is Low Self-Esteem & Confidence?

Self-esteem is the belief that one is capable of overcoming life's basic difficulties and fully deserves receiving happiness. Adolescent's Self-esteem is all about how much people regard them, how proud they are of themselves, and how capable they feel of being themselves. Although it's common for teenagers to struggle with confidence occasionally. However, adolescents who struggle with low self-esteem seems to struggle with self-assurance and being independent around their peers. They face difficulty in managing their emotional stress, unable to make new secure connections and relationships, and often end-up comparing and competing with others.

Low Self-Esteem & Confidence

Causes

  • Unsupportive parents ;
  • Emotional / Physical or Sexual Trauma ;
  • Frequent Criticism ;
  • Societal Pressure and Expection ;
  • Tough life circumstances like parent's divorce or separation ;
  • Inadequate academic performance ;
  • Frequent failures ;
  • Bullying ;
  • Self-image issues.

Signs & Symptoms

Accusing

Accusing

Aggression

Aggression

Anxiety

Anxiety

Avoiding New Things

Avoiding New Things

Comparison

Comparison

Disengagement

Disengagement

Fear of Shame

Fear of Shame

Hopelessness

Hopelessness

Low motivation

Low motivation

Nervousness

Nervousness

Self Talk

Self Talk

Social Isolation

Social Isolation

Self - Care Tips

Identify and challenge negative belief about oneself

Identify and challenge negative belief about oneself

Recognize what you are good at, keep on working on it

Recognize what you are good at, keep on working on it

Learn to be assertive about your needs

Learn to be assertive about your needs

Start saying "No"

Start saying "No"

Be gentle to yourself

Be gentle to yourself

Set yourself a goal and achieve it

Set yourself a goal and achieve it

Identify the positives in yourself

Identify the positives in yourself

Stay physically active

Stay physically active

Frequently Asked Questions

Some people talk negatively about themselves, while others go out of their way to impress others. A lack of personal worth and value can have a negative impact on life and well-being. Other signs of low self-esteem might include poor self-confidence, negative self-comparison, lack of control.

In order to enhance self-esteem and engage in self-love, online counselor or best clinical psychologists can assist you in:

  • Improving your mental diet.
  • Making your boundaries and do not be ashamed of that.
  • Let you leave what is left behind. Leave your past where it is behind you.


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