Top
20
Doctor insights on: Self Esteem Building Activities For Teens

Share
1

1
How to build self confidence and self esteem?

How to build self confidence and self esteem?

Self Esteem: You probably need to uncover the roots of your loss of esteem and development of anxiety. Try using the free anti anxiety app featured on the soundmindz.Org web site for daily and ongoing support and eduction. Consult a clinical psychologist if your esteem does not rise as psychotherapy can be very effective in combating low self worth. Best. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
2

2
How can hatha yoga build self esteem and confidence?

How can hatha yoga build self esteem and confidence?

Self Esteem : Various forms of yoga can create confidence by teaching you to have the ability to calm and control your anxiety and tensions. The calm that results from yoga practice can lift your spirits and produce feel good chemicals that combat a low mood. Best. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
Are there any programs in u.S. To help young adult aspbergers patients master skills for healthy living? Health, socialization, self care, work, etc?

Are there any programs in u.S. To help young adult aspbergers patients master skills for healthy living?  Health, socialization, self care, work, etc?

Yes: Most all very serious, long standing or non-curable, genetic, even uncommon conditions have support groups and links for help. Are we not blessed and cursed with the age of the internet and technology ? Start with aspergersyndrome.Org. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
How to boost self esteem confidence and just height ?

How to boost self esteem confidence and just height
?

Positive Thinking: Self-esteem can be nurtured and built. It requires daily practice. Focus on strengths, successes, blessings, and positive events during the day. Consider keeping a positive journal to track these things. Plan to make at least one positive statement about yourself a day. Practicing any new skill builds confidence. Balance exercise, nutrition, sleep, & school to build a healthy YOU. ...Read more

5

5
At 60 are women more likely to work out for prevention of osteo, self defense, aesthetics, fitness?

At 60 are women more likely to work out for prevention of osteo, self defense, aesthetics, fitness?

Great question!: It's been my experience that women who work out regularly at 60 are generally the kind of people that like being the best they can be in all kinds of ways. Presenting the best version of you to the world means more than either of the things you mentioned. Beautiful people are healthy people and vice versa. In my practice we are committed our mantra that health and beauty are one in the same. ...Read more

6

6
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

7

7
Is acmas programs really beneficial for kids brain and learning abilities ?

Is acmas programs really beneficial for kids brain and learning abilities ?

I did a search: On yahoo and no relevant programs turned up. In general neuro cognitive training has limited short term benefits but people who are promoting this are trying to sell this to insurance agencies, the government and to general public to ask them to pay for these training programs which have questionable long term benefits. ...Read more

8

8
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

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
Fear of gaining weight obsession with food weight loss calorie counting, depression, low self esteem, self harm, preoccupation with food what is this?

Fear of gaining weight obsession with food weight loss calorie counting, depression, low self esteem, self harm, preoccupation with food what is this?

Fear and Depression: This is something that you seek professional help for, to help you figure it out. Depression sounds like the main thing here, and is causing everything else to feel even worse. There is help available for this. Contact your family doctor first, and then you can have your doctor recommend a counselor. I would do this sooner than later. You really can get over this! ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
11

11
What are some activities for adults that improve social skills?

Therapy: Is a start. You could also check out dale carnegie courses or toastmasters in your area. ...Read more

12

12
Teen nutrition and exercise motivators?

Teen nutrition and exercise motivators?

Other teens: Forgive my frankness. You're right to want the best for them. If you're a parent, nagging your teen about food choices and fitness will be ignored and resented. A parent may have some good impact if they life a fitness-focused lifestyle themselves. Otherwise, favorable peer pressure is what gets teens to eat wisely & exercise; of the two, exercise is far more important for health. ...Read more

13

13
Why are some teens getting into self mutilation?

Why are some teens getting into self mutilation?

Personality: There are problems ranging from body image to borderline personalities who only feel something when the do this this can be a seious sign of illness. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
14

14
My child shows fear of going to school.Age is 5.7years.Is not ready to leave classroom for pt and music lessons.No participation in oral sessions?Why?

My child shows fear of going to school.Age is 5.7years.Is not ready to leave classroom for pt and music lessons.No participation in oral sessions?Why?

Anxiety/A, Phobias/P: Part of normal development. 1.Social p: fear of contact with unfamiliar people, social isolation; desire of involvement w/family, familiar peers. 2.Separation a: unrealistic, persistent worries of possible harm befalling primary caregivers, persistent avoidance of being alone, complain distress. 3.School p. 4. Generalized a disorder: worries about future events. Encourage, talk; get counselling. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
15

15
11 year old who urinates self, poor grooming, and add like symptoms. Recently began soiling self. Poor social skills. Is it signs of abuse?

One possibility: While abuse is one of the things in the possible reasons for this scenario, it is not the only one. There could be a neurologic problem leading to the soiling and wetting. There could be psychologic problems, with the number one disorder coming to mind being depression and/or anxiety in this age group. The kid's thyroid could be out of whack. This child needs a complete head to toe evaluation! ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
16

16
How low self esteem affects teenagers in a doctors point of view?

How low self esteem affects teenagers in a doctors point of view?

Teen Low Esteem: Teens generally wrestle with esteem issues but if it lingers it can damage their sense of self in significant ways. Teens need support and especially need to be listened to with empathy and understanding. If your esteem continues to be low ask your doctor for a referral to a mental health professional who can help understand how you defeat yourself and how to think better of yourself. Best. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
17

17
Excercise and dieting lead to smaller breasts but higher self esteem. Paradox?

Excercise and dieting lead to smaller breasts but higher self esteem. Paradox?

Better quality life.: Very few things, if any, are 100%, but if a healthy diet and lifestyle are followed, the quality of life is much improved. In addition, a strong resistance to cancer, heart disease, and many other debilitating diseases. Over time, this makes a big difference in how a person feels and what a person can do, no matter how old that person becomes. ...Read more

18

18
Good day. I am male, 26 years old.My problems are irritability, low self-confidence, depression, apathy, shyness or social phobia, social anxiety.

Good day. I am male, 26 years old.My problems are irritability, low self-confidence, depression, apathy, shyness or  social phobia, social anxiety.

Need evaluation: Your symptoms are a mix predominantly of depression and anxiety. You need a competent mental health evaluation including a thorough history to help clarify what underlies your symptoms. Consult a mental health professional. ...Read more

19

19
Is self worth and self esteem built,within yourself or do you need others to accept and validate , can we really get esteem by being isolated on own?

Is self worth and self esteem built,within yourself or do you need others to accept and validate , can we really get esteem by being isolated on own?

Depression: You are a Precious Human Being! Your Self-worth and Self-esteem is within yourself. Believe in yourself who you are. Respect yourself for your journey of life of 48 years with achievements in education, work and personal interests. Feel WONDER of Great Barrier Reef in your country ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
20

20
Is it common for someone losing weight to have improved self worth and confidence?

Is it common for someone losing weight to have improved self worth and confidence?

Weight Loss: Yes it is quite common and admirable if you have made the effort to take better care of yourself. However remember you were a valuable person when weighted more, but of course self care promotes self esteem. Best. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer