How can you affect someone's
How much do you think you can
affect someone's self-esteem?
If you feel good about yourself
do you think you will make good
How does it make you feel?
Label 1 side of the room positive and 1 side
of the room negative.
Listen to the statements and think about
whether they make you feel positive or
negative. Move to the relevant side of the
Why do the statements make you feel that
Possible statements for
positive – negative continuum
Your hair looks nice today.
You always say stupid things.
You only got 40% in your test… I got 80%.
Would you like a sweet?
Are they new shoes?
How old is your phone, its not even got the internet.
Do you want to come to my birthday party?
Your really good at football.
Complete the worksheet ‘The Power of
Write down 3 sentences you could say
that would improve someone's self
How does your self-esteem
When are you most likely to…
• Give in to peer pressure.
• Make your own decisions.
• Follow the crowd.
• Be independent.
• Be confident.
Make a list of all the negative things
you have heard people say.
Try and turn each of these statements in
to positive, e.g…
I messed up -> I can do better next time.
I am stupid -> I need to work on this.
• How might you know that someone has
a low self-esteem?
• What can you do to help improve