“You, yourself, as much as anybody else as much as anybody inthe entire universe, deserve your love and attention.” ~Prince Gautama Siddhartha How much you value yourself and your abilities, skills and accomplishments. Temporary belief setbacks Confidence confronts challenges/obstacles Influences how hostile you see the world Controls your overall attitude Affects the health choices you make Feel of helplessness or being a victim
Self-Esteem is a combination of self-image, ideal self, and Pygmalion-self.Self Image: what we perceiveourselves to beIdeal-self: how we want to bePygmalion-self: our perceptionof what we believe other peoplethink of us
The encouragement or criticism you give yourself“You can change who you are by changing what you say when youtalk to your mind.”
CRACKS IN THE SOCIAL MIRROR The social mirror is unrealistic: Media sells us that looks are everything Ex) 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!
My definition of Self-Esteem is _____________________. Impacts Women! Know your worth: • MENTAL • EMOTIONAL • PHYSICALMIND, BODY, AND SOUL!
Not just women1. Persona/Stereotype2. George T. Gilliland • Domestic Violence • Lacking • Ashamed3. “Suck it up”4. Celebrities/Movies5. Magazines6. Media “Take it like a man”
Ways to improve self-esteem: Set goals Socialize with people Supportive self-talk Have good friends Focus on the positive Keep yourself occupied aspects about yourself Dont be too hard on Take time out for yourself yourself Do something nice for Learn from mistakes someone else Try new activities Work toward Exercise regularly accomplishments instead of perfection Volunteer There are many different techniques we can practice to improve the beliefs we have about ourselves.
You yourself, as muchas anybody in theentire universe,deserve your love &affection. ~Buddha
Tell me how a person judges his or herself-esteem and I will tell you howthat person operates at work, in love,in sex, in parenting, in everyimportant aspect of existence - andhow high he or she is likely to rise.The reputation you have with yourself- your self-esteem - is the single