Self-Esteem
Session A

10
What is Self-Esteem?
• In small groups mind map what you
think self-esteem is.
• Describe someone with a high selfesteem?
...
Self-Esteem is…
Confidence in your own worth or
abilities; self-respect

10
High Self-Esteem
• Have a positive image of yourself.
• Confident.
• Make friends easily and not anxious with new
people.
...
Low Self-Esteem
• You have a negative image of yourself and may feel bad, ugly,
unlikeable or stupid.
• Lack confidence.
•...
What are your strengths??
Write you name on the top of a piece of
paper and leave it on your desk or
sellotape a piece of ...
School Subjects
•
I like ______________.
•
I do not like ________________.
•
I am good at __________________.
•
I am not g...
Discuss…
• What they learned about yourself?
• Do you think you have high self-esteem
or low self-esteem?
• What is one th...
To finish…
• Draw an outline of yourself, using all
of the page.
• Inside you outline, write at least ten
things that you ...
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What is self esteem?

  1. 1. Self-Esteem Session A 10
  2. 2. What is Self-Esteem? • In small groups mind map what you think self-esteem is. • Describe someone with a high selfesteem? • Describe someone with a low selfesteem? 10 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_bD5SysAMk
  3. 3. Self-Esteem is… Confidence in your own worth or abilities; self-respect 10
  4. 4. High Self-Esteem • Have a positive image of yourself. • Confident. • Make friends easily and not anxious with new people. • Happy to play in groups or on your own. • Try and solve problems on your own, but if not able to ask for help. • Proud of your achievements. • Admit mistakes and learn from them. • Try new things and adapt to change. 10
  5. 5. Low Self-Esteem • You have a negative image of yourself and may feel bad, ugly, unlikeable or stupid. • Lack confidence. • You find it hard to make and keep friendships, and may feel victimised by others. • Tend to avoid new things and find change hard. • Can't deal well with failure. • Tend to put yourself down and might say things like "I’m stupid" or "I can't do that" (before you have tried). • You are not proud of what you achieve and always think you could have done better. • You are constantly comparing yourself to your friends in a negative way. 10
  6. 6. What are your strengths?? Write you name on the top of a piece of paper and leave it on your desk or sellotape a piece of paper to your back. Silently move around the room and write 1 positive word on each piece of paper to describe the person. 10
  7. 7. School Subjects • I like ______________. • I do not like ________________. • I am good at __________________. • I am not good at _______________. • I am good at this subject, but I do not like it: ____________. • I am not good at this subject, but I like it: _______________. Activities • I like __________________. • I do not like ________________. • I am good at _________________. • I am not good at _________________. • I am good at this activity, but I do not like it: _________. • I am not good at this activity, but I like it: ____________. • I prefer being involved in individual activities _____ or group activities ___. (Check one.) Complete a personal inventory to identify your strengths and weaknesses. Relationships with Friends and Adults (Check the statements that apply to you.) • I am generally well liked: ____________. • I am generally not well liked: ___________. • I have a group of friends: ________. • I prefer having one or two friends: _______. • I am a leader: ___________. • I am a follower: _________. • I prefer people who like the same things I like: ___________. • I prefer people who like different things: _____________. • I have the support of significant adults in my life: __________________. • I have the support of a group of peers: ______________________. Food Preferences • I like to eat ____________. • I do not like to eat __________. • I do ____ do not _____ eat a balanced diet. (Check one.) Relaxing • I relax by __________. • I like relaxing alone _____ or with other people ____. (Check one.) • After this activity, I always feel calm and peaceful. _______________. 15
  8. 8. Discuss… • What they learned about yourself? • Do you think you have high self-esteem or low self-esteem? • What is one thing you can do to build your self-esteem? 10
  9. 9. To finish… • Draw an outline of yourself, using all of the page. • Inside you outline, write at least ten things that you like about yourself. 10

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