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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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Dr. Kathryn Akin
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Bullying (Definition)

Bullying is an abnormal behavior in which a person (the bully) treats others in an abusive way, uses force to harm others, or otherwise scares others into responding the way the bully wants. Bullying is common, and involves verbal abuse, physical assault, coercion (forcing others to do things) and is often targeted at selected victims, sometimes because of the victims' race, ...Read more


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Can low self esteem cause for example to do bad work or not studying well or not trying to solve a math problem because of thinking that it is difficu?

Can low self esteem cause for example to do bad work or not studying well or not trying to solve a math problem because of thinking that it is difficu?

Avoidance=problems: If you anticipate failure/disappointment and your response is to avoid things or do them half-heartedly, this leads to a vicious cycle, because you are also depriving yourself of the opportunity to practice skills. This leads to lower self esteem, which leads to more avoidance, which leads lower self esteem, etc. Talk to a therapist before this pattern becomes a life-long impediment. ...Read more

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Random brain pain associated with bad memory/event. Low self esteem. History of mental illness on mother's side. Causes?

Random brain pain associated with bad memory/event. Low self esteem. History of mental illness on mother's side. Causes?

Please clarify: I can't really help you unless you want to be more specific re bad memory/event? Also doubtful that brain pain is associated with the above. Was the event physically painful? I'd like to help. You can write back. ...Read more

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What to do if I have low self esteem and no confidence help?

What to do if I have low self esteem and no confidence help?

Low Self Esteem: Try to uncover the reasons you came to doubt yourself, you were not born feeling bad about yourself. Confide in a friend who can help you see yourself more accurately. Consider reading my book, "changing your inner voice" featured on the soundmindz.Org website and consult a mental health professional if your mood does not lift, psychotherapy can be very helpful to restore your self esteem. Best. ...Read more

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How can I improve my self-esteem or confidence? Dont say take dummy math or spec ed.

How can I improve my self-esteem or confidence? Dont say take dummy math or spec ed.

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 is acquired. 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. Self help and group therapy also help. ...Read more

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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

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Can hypnotherapy audio app increase my confidence/self-esteem?

Can hypnotherapy audio app increase my confidence/self-esteem?

Unlikely: I can't say it's impossible and i doubt it would cause any harm, but it seems unlikely to help. If the behavior therapy you have gotten is not helping adequately, consider weekly (or more frequent) psychotherapy aimed at self-understanding and changing ingrained relationship patterns. The right psychotherapy can help develop more confidence and self-esteem. ...Read more

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Low self esteem & no confidence..Where can I find these things and feel better about myself?

Self Esteem: Self esteem is very affected by your self voice, the way you talk to yourself on a daily basis. Psychotherapy can be very helpful in changing the way you view yourself. Give yourself the chance for a better life and ask for a referral from your doctor to a mental health professional. Best. ...Read more

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Dr. Byron Law-Yone
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Suicide (Definition)

Suicide is an action in which a person intentionally causes his own death. Suicide more commonly occurs in persons suffering from depression or other mental illnesses, where a person may feel hopeless and see suicide as a way to escape the real or perceived overwhelming problems and ...Read more