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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 double click to change this title text! How Can you Boost your Self-Esteem? A big thing to know is how people see/ treat you andthe way you see yourself are major contributing factors toyour self-esteem. According to an article from the New York Times, High self-esteem--defined quite simply as liking yourself a lot, holding a positive opinionof your actions and capacity. It all starts in your childhood. If you were raised with parents that spent more time criticizing than praising you, it is harder to build your self-esteem. For teenagers it is especially harder since they are developing their beliefs and values and tend to be influenced easily by their peers, coaches, teachers, or parents. The 20th century has taught us thatrestrained desires are a leading cause to unhappiness. Today we have an abundance of possibilities for pleasure with less rules so the happy few will be those able to exercise self-control (Whos in Charge?).Common self-esteem triggers are:-a work or school presentation-a crisis-a challenge with a loved one, teacher, co-worker-a change in rolls or life circumstance (job loss or child going to college) Identify why your self esteem is low For some reason you are hardest on yourself. Overtime, listening to this negative inner voice can be harmful to your self-esteem. Unfortunately there are some people listening to this inner voice constantly and dont even know its there. Luckily, in this case, you are in control! From now on try to use your inner voice for constructive criticism. If you are getting frustrated in a sport or feel like you are never going to be good like everyone else, think of ways you can improve. Dont assume the worst in yourself. Inner voice Try not to have an image of who you want to be or whoyou think you should be. Everyone admires different abilities like academics or athletics. If you have the traits you admire, your self-esteem will be greater than the people dwelling on the traits they dont have. What you may not know is most likely you do have the qualities you admire, youre just too caught up the qualities you dont admire. From now on, focus on the qualities you do praise about yourself! Unrealistic expectations -dont think negative thoughts about yourself-aim for accomplishments rather than perfection-view mistakes as learning opportunities-try new things-recognize what you can change and what you can not-set goals-take pride in your opinions and ideas-exercise-have fun Little tips Step 1- identify troubling conditions or situationsStep 2- become aware of thoughts and beliefsStep 3- challenge negative and inaccurate thinkingStep 4- adjust your thoughts and beliefs Review: Mayo Clinic. "Adult Health." Self-esteem: Take Steps to Feel Better about Yourself. Mayo Foundation, n.d. Web. 10 Jan. 2015.Slater, Lauren. The Trouble with Self-Esteem. New York Times 3 Feb. 2003: 44-47. SIRS Researcher. Web. 9 Jan. 2015.Teens Health. "TeensHealth." How Can I Improve My Self-Esteem? Nemours, n.d. Web. 08 Jan. 2015.Akst, Daniel. "Who's in Charge Here?" Wilson Quarterly Summer 2006: 31-37.SIRS Decades. Web. 16 Jan. 2015. Bibliography:
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