Do you feel like you may have low confidence and self-esteem?
If so, there may be a myriad of ways that low self-esteem may be effecting your life.
Low self-esteem has been found to contribute to:
Abusiveness Toward Others
Being involved in abusive/unhealthy romantic relationships
Drug and alcohol problems
Eating disorders and unhealthy eating
Poor performance and achievement
What is the difference between confidence and self-esteem?
Confidence and self-esteem are often lumped together or seen as the same thing, but there are some key differences. While both are important, the real work starts with building self-esteem. I explain how they are connected and also how they are different below.
Confidence is when you are comfortable with your abilities, trying new things, meeting new people or accomplishing a specific task. You trust that you are capable and competent in handling the day-to-day situations that life presents. You feel adequate in your dealings with others, and you are not self-conscious in public.
Self-esteem, on the other hand, goes much deeper. It has to do with how your value yourself and your worth as a person. It comes down to the level at which you are able to love and accept yourself. It is not tied to any external factors and does not fluctuate based on achievements or skill.
Self-esteem is the foundation for real self-confidence.
Our work together will focus on developing true, genuine self-esteem.
This is the kind of self-esteem that is not:
- Dependent on outer achievements or recognition
- Dependent on appearances
It is a lasting, inherent sense of self-worth. A person with true self-esteem radiates self-love and self-confidence. .
What it means for you:
- You can wake up feeling confident about your ability to tackle the day, knowing that there is nothing you can’t handle.
- You can learn to love what you see when you look in the mirror.
- You can discover what it’s like to love and accept yourself.
People with good self-esteem tend to take better care of themselves; physically, mentally, and emotionally. They also tend to be more expressive and trusting of others.
Doing your inner work has a far-reaching ripple effect, and it is an investment in yourself that is 100% worth the effort.
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