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Doctor insights on: What Role Does Self Esteem Play In Affecting Teens Emotions

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

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

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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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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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No matter what I do or what i eat my breasts are not growing. I don't get clothes that fit me and its affecting my self esteem. ?

No matter what I do or what i eat my breasts are not growing. I don't get clothes that fit me and its affecting my self esteem. ?

Breast tissue: While weight gain or loss has some effect on your breast size, the changes for most women are minimal. Some women don't have much breast development until they have a child. I haven't heard of any herbal supplements that actually do cause breast enlargment. ...Read more

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Could emotional abuse cause low self esteem?

Could emotional abuse cause low self esteem?

Yes: Emotional abuse can definitely cause low self esteem. If you are in an emotionally abusive relationship now, you should try to get out. If you have had emotional abuse in the past, talk therapy (counseling) can really help you deal with this and also help work on your self esteem. ...Read more

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Low self esteem from childhood, constant mood swings & emotional/sad all the time.. How do I explain this to my doctor & any advice? (tried gym etc..)

Low self esteem from childhood, constant mood swings & emotional/sad all the time.. How do I explain this to my doctor & any advice? (tried gym etc..)

Speak loudly : You should express yourself as eloquently as you did in your question. Your symptoms are very common and the more freely you speak with your doc, the better your treatment plan will be. Lifestyle modification, behavioral modification and support group participation will all be helpful. Basically look for help, you will find it. Don't be embarrassed, speak freely; you're not alone. ...Read more

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Possible eating disorder help okay...So my little sister and best friend both have eating disorders and now I am beginning to feel the same emotional distress that leads to an eating disorder: body dysmorphic disorder, low self esteem, constantly thinking

Possible eating disorder help okay...So my little sister and best friend both have eating disorders and now I am beginning to feel the same emotional distress that leads to an eating disorder: body dysmorphic disorder, low self esteem, constantly thinking

Eating Disorder: Sorry to hear you and your sister are struggling so, read the articles on eating disorders on the soundmindz.Org website for support and ask your doctor for a referral to a clinical psychologist who specializes in treating eating disorders. It is a complicated problem that usually does not get better without treatment, the earlier you start the better as it won't take hold as much as if you delay. ...Read more

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Why is getting rid of acne so hard? I cleanse, tone, moisturizer twice a day and i still get blackheads and whiteheads. Its affecting my self esteem.

Why is getting rid of acne so hard? I cleanse, tone, moisturizer twice a day and i still get blackheads and whiteheads. Its affecting my self esteem.

Acne: This may be all about your hormones and genes and the skin type you have. If you are doing everything right and still having trouble you may need some prescription medication to supplement what you are doing naturally. It is not impossible to get improvement. You just may need help. ...Read more