Self-esteem

It’s the way you feel about yourself.  It comes from within.

People with low self-esteem

  • Have negative thoughts about themselves, both physically and mentally
  • See others as better or worse
  • Are easily pressured to conform to peers

People with high self-esteem

  • Accept themselves, despite their shortcomings, mistakes and disabilities
  • Are responsible for their actions
  • Do not succumb to peer pressure

How to increase your self-esteem?

  • Be assertive
  • Learn to like yourself
  • Be responsible
  • Learn to deal with criticism in positive ways
  • Learn to give and receive compliments easily

Need help?

Make an appointment to see a student counsellor today.

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