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What Role Does Self Esteem Play In Affecting Teens Emotions
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
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
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
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. ?
I have been on 40mg prednisone, then 35mg, and now 20mg since October 6. Weight gain is affecting my self-esteem. How long will the side effects last?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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