How to Build Amazing Self Esteem
Whether we are entering into a challenging period of our life or enjoying a particularly successful time we are changing our opinion of ourselves constantly. Self esteem is measured through whether we feel positively or negatively about ourselves. Positive self esteem is our goal as we perform better in our life if we feel we are worthy of success.
The relationship we enjoy with our family effects our levels of self esteem. The relationship we have with our partner for instance has this effect. If we get on well with that person we feel that connection at work, and at home. This positive feeling is not felt by people that do not enjoy this good family relationships, which can leave a void period that effects how the person feels about themselves.
Those from a challenging personal background are more likely to blame life for negative events that happen to them. This is because their self esteem is impacted negatively because of their hardship. Their feeling of upset is made worse by the fact that deep down their low levels of self esteem makes them feel that they somehow deserve suffering. Those with higher self esteem and self worth have a larger desire to fight.
The way to improve your self esteem is to focus on positive things and specifically things that you do particularly well. This helps you when you are faced with a moment of difficulty, recalling that you excel in a particular area of life, for example sport or a subject at school can give you the hope that is required to fight to improve during this difficulty. Despite being under stress, your self esteem will not suffer because you are remembering what you do best.
Not that self esteem is not a ticket to allowing yourself to appear very over confident. Business people are often overly confident. Whether or not this confidence is genuine is open to debate, but nevertheless the individual themselves always know their true feelings. We cannot hide our true feelings for ourselves, so we must ensure we do all that we can to improve our levels of self esteem.
During adolescence self belief is an area of our lives that we debate fiercely. How teenagers feel about themselves can be a battleground of emotion. Young woman in particular are plagued by thoughts about their weight, what others think about them and all of these emotions impact on their feelings about themselves, and their self esteem. As a parent, the biggest challenge is working out whether the happy child is really happy and is not carrying inner turmoil around inside as their personal feelings towards themselves develop.
It is possible for you to feel good about one area of your life and not so good about another as you know. Providing the focus is on positive things that you either achieve, or plan to achieve you can prevent the negative thoughts from having a negative impact on your life. Your self esteem will be maintained and you can carry out your daily life with a positive outlook, rather than feeling depressed.
It is a lot more desirable to have a consistent feeling of self esteem rather than high fluctuations. Many young people have very high levels of feeling, like mania and low levels of unbearable depression. Some of lifes bad experiences like assault etc can be avoided by keeping on an even level of emotion and feeling. The development of consistent self esteem will allow you to gain a more rounded personality and keep you in control of your future development.