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Doctor insights on: Healthy Self Esteem Activities For Teens

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How can I raise my self esteem and self confidence?

How can I raise my self esteem and self confidence?

Be good, and learn!: There are many ways to have healthy self-esteem. Most agree that there are two broad components to self-esteem: (1) the view that I am a worthwhile or good person; and (2) the view that I have some competence (i know things or know how to do things). If people continue to strive to be virtuous or good and to learn and develop skills they will tend to have a positive self-concept. Striving is key. ...Read more

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Does self-esteem affect intellectual health?

Positive self esteem: helps emotional, physical and intellectual health and well being. Negative self esteem does the opposite. ...Read more

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Why is self-esteem so important to our overall health?

Why is self-esteem so important to our overall health?

Attitude: Self-esteem is the basis for how we interpret the things that happen to us and our response to these. If you feel you are worthless, you do not take care of yourself and may put yourself in risky situations. In addition, there may be a mind-body connection in that a positive attitude causes the physical mechanisms of your body to function more effectively. ...Read more

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How would know if my gifted child has healthy self-esteem?

How would   know if my gifted child has healthy self-esteem?

Identifies strengths: A child with healthy self-esteem is able to identify their strengths. Look at how they think others view them, we often project our beliefs onto others. Children with low self-esteem may make negative self comments & are more likely to think others view them negatively. To build self-esteem, work with your child on improving their natural talents and offer praise &compliments on accomplishments. ...Read more

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How does low self-esteem affect someone's physical and social health?

How does low self-esteem affect someone's physical and social health?

Self esteem: Largely we are social creatures by nature, and social exclusion leds many to feel like outcasts and/or less-than others. In my opinion, it greatly erodes self-esteem, as we need others to relate to and interact with as a safeguard against lonliness. One of the more interesting definitions of the purpose of life is to care for someone else. When this need is thwarted by whatever force, pain follows ...Read more

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Does your self-esteem actually affect your overall health?

Does your self-esteem actually affect your overall health?

Yes: Your mind and body are connected. In addition, you treat yourself better or worse depending on how you perceive yourself. ...Read more

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How does develoing one's self-esteem support social and emotional health?

How does develoing one's self-esteem support social and emotional health?

Therapy?: Have you yet tried any form of psychotherapy? Typically, the optimal combination of things to treat emotional issues such as depression is medication (which, on your best day, is supposed to take the edge off symptoms) but the real gruntwork takes place in psychotherapist's consulting room. ...Read more

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How does high self-esteem and a positive outlook affect a person's physical health?

How does high self-esteem and a positive outlook affect a person's physical health?

Our mental health: impacts on physical health. Therefore, high self esteem and a positive outlook help improve our physichealth. Our psyche works in mysterious ways, positivity can improve one's prognosis when facing cancer and other serious illnesses. Even a sense of humor can improve someone's prognosis. So if U tend 2 have low self esteem or a negative outlook, consider speaking with a therapist and get healthier ...Read more

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Which are three ways that you can demonstrate healthy self-esteem and good mental/emotional health?

Which are three ways that you can demonstrate healthy self-esteem and good mental/emotional health?

Take care of yoursel: So many possible answers!(1) the best way to show you care about yourself? Take care of yourself physically (eat right, exercise, sleep) (2) take inventory of those you willingly let into your life. Are they helping or harming you along your life journey? (3) as you plan goals for yourself, take stock of what you've already accomplished and pat yourself on the back. We rarely make time to do this. ...Read more

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Does having good self-esteem usually equate to good emotional health?

Yes: Self esteem is a major ingredient in emotional health. That is why it is so important for parents to be aware of ways to build self esteem in their children. ...Read more