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Self Esteem: Try to exercise and eat healthy yourself, when we model health we are far more effective than lecturing our children. Go for walks together, and depending on her age engage in age appropriate physical activities and make sure you maintain a healthy life style as she is likely to follow your lead. Best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: You can do positive self-affirmation. You can also make an inventory of your own self -- what makes you a good person; what can you do well, or skilled at. You can also set up small goals for yourself to do during the day and do the summary at the end of the day -- will help you with the sense of accomplishment, which helps with self-esteem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have low self esteem and depression after i gave birth and found out my husband left us for another woman. Is there anything i can do to treat this?
Depression: I'm so sorry to hear about your situation. That is very distressing to you. Also, many ladies suffer from postpartum depression. The combination of the emotional shock and your postpartum state can make a person very depressed. See a doctor as soon as possible to discuss these symptoms. Remember that your life is precious. Call 1-800-suicide if hopeless or thinking of harming yourself or others. ...Read more
I've been treated for BV but it always come back my partner has never been treated is there a way to prevent this odor it gives me low self-esteem?
Imbalance: BV is an imbalance in the vaginally bacteria. It is not passed sexually, do it does no good to treat your partner. The abnormal bacteria needs to be suppressed, which is what Metronidazole does. But then the normal bacteria needs to be restored, which is mainly Lactobacillus acidophilus, as in yogurt. Eating yogurt or taking probiotics help. DO NOT DOUCHE! It works against you. ...Read more
I have a history of codependent behavior and low self-esteem. Would dbt be a good type of therapy for working on these issues and why might it be?
It could as others: Dbt has become a very popular therapy for borderline personality disorder, but certainly is not limited to that. Codependenccy and borderline dynamics have things in common. That said, insight oriented therapy, psychodynamic therapy, eclectic therapy, and cognitive behavior therapy could all help depending on the skills of psychologist or other therapist one chooses. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have tried everything to get rid of belly fat. Nothing works. My self esteem is so low I don't go out anymore. Please help I hate my body.
Support: Join or start a support group. Find a community recreation center and utilize all of the activities it offers. Get a detailed diet/activity plan with tummy targeted exercises. You don't give details, but if others think you're making a mountain of a mole hill, talk w/ a body-image specialized psychologist to understand yourself better. Best! ...Read more
Awareness: See your doctor about treatment for your acne. Do your best to take care of it and avoid injuring your skin by picking or squeezing. Understand that dealing with acne is a rite of passage for most people. Self-esteem (se) is based on your beliefs about yourself in terms of being a worthwhile (good) and capable person. Handling your acne as well as possible and carrying on can even build se. ...Read more
Self Esteem: Many studies have confirmed that giving people seem to have higher self esteem and tend to live healthier lives. Taking care of yourself is also critically important as you need balance and energy to give to others. We tend to get what we give in life, read "the psychology of goodness" a blog on soundmindz.Org website for specific recommendations. Best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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