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SELF-ESTEEM: What it is

WHAT SELF-ESTEEM IS AND WHAT IT IS BASED ON

Self-esteem is usually perceived as an important phenomenon which concerns everybody and which, in some way or another, influence our lives, although it is difficult to define and completely understand this. In this article, the main scholars of this topic are cited and their findings and interprestations are introduced.

The origins

THE ORIGINS OF SELF-ESTEEM

Why are some people able to give themselves worth, appreciate and be satisfied with themselves, whilst others underestimate themselves or struggle to consider themselves in positive terms? Scholars have reached various conclusions regarding this question.

Well-being

SELF-ESTEEM AND WELL-BEING

Self-esteem concerns the feelings we have for ourselves, how we see ourselves, how we value ourselves and how we judge ourselves. Having high or low self-esteem reflects on three important aspects of our lives: the way we present ourselves to others, how we make a thought an action, in order to realise our objectives, and, finally, the way we react to success and failure.

Test

SELF-ESTEEM TEST

What is your self-esteem like, or better, how much do you really love yourself and how much are you really wilingt to change? Take this test to find out!

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