Building High Self-Esteem

By Seth Thomas

The basics of self-esteem

Having a good level of self-esteem is great for making the most of life. Having good levels improves your confidence, mood, and the way you approach situations. Having low self-esteem leads to lack of confidence and power going into situations. Self esteem can be set early in childhood and adolescence but can be changed later in life.

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Having too much self-esteem can be a bother to others where it is not needed. That being said, not enough self-esteem is not good either. A balance is key to success. Self efficacy+ self respect=self esteem. It is good to find your talents and set goals and visualize completing them. Use positive self talk. Feeling valued, secure, empowered, connected, and competent enhances self-esteem.