SELF-ESTEEM “You your self, as much as anybody else as much asanybody in the entire univer se, deser ve your love and attention.” -Prince Gautama Siddhar tha
SELF-ESTEEMHow much you value yourself and your abilities, skills and accomplishments. You believe setbacks are temporary. You have confidence to confront challenges and overcome them.Having good self-esteem will also affect your overall attitude and the health choices you make
SELF-ESTEEM Self-Esteem is a combination of self -image, ideal self, and Pygmalion-self Self Image: what we perceive ourselves to be Ideal-self: how we want to be Pygmalion-self: our perception of what we believe other people think of us.I am not what I think I amI am not what you think I amI am what I think you think I am
SELF TALK The encouragement or criticism you give yourself The Law of Positive Self -Talk states: “You can change who you are by changing what you say when you talk to your mind. ” When do you find yourself talking to yourself?
WAYS TO IMPROVE SELF -ESTEEM Good Friends Focus on the positive aspects about yourself Supportive self-talk Work toward accomplishments rather than perfection Mistakes are learning opportunities Try new activities Set goals Exercise regularly Volunteer Accept that which you can not change.
CRACKS IN THE SOCIAL MIRROR The social mirror is unrealistic. Media sells us that looks are everything. Barbie Doll The social mirror is always changing. “Who are you” said the caterpillar. Alice replied, rather shyly, “I hardly know, Sir, just at present ---- at least I know who I was when I got up this morning but I think I must have changed several times since then.” Alice in Wonderland The social mirror isn’t accurate. You are so much more than the opinions of others!
MASLOWS HIERARCHY OF NEEDS Self-We are motivated Actualizationby our needs. Esteem Needs Social Needs Safety Needs Physiological Needs