Self-Esteem and Confidence

Posted by Frank Gillespie MA


What is self-esteem?

The definition of self-esteem refers to a person's overall subjective emotional evaluation of his or her own worth. It is a judgment of oneself as well as an attitude toward the self. Self-esteem can apply specifically to a particular dimension of the self (e.g. “I have good sense of humor) or a global extent (e.g. “I am a bad person”). Synonyms of self-esteem include: self-worth, self-regard, self-respect, and self-integrity. And why is self-esteem important? As researches found it is an influential predictor of certain outcomes, such as academic achievement, happiness, satisfaction in marriage and relationships, physical and mental...

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Self Esteem Tips

Posted by Frank Gillespie MA


Building self esteem can be really difficult for some people. This may be down to a specific incident in their lives, or simply something they’ve always struggled with. Whatever the reason, improving low self esteem can be a really difficult thing to do alone.

Self esteem counseling begins with forming a bond and a trusting relationship with your counselor. This makes it easier for you to open up about your low self esteem and depression, which is often linked to dealing with low self esteem. Your counselor will be a trained professional and will know how to improve self esteem when...

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