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Low self-esteem or self worth

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Low self-esteem or self worth

A condition characterized by a negative perception of oneself, a lack of confidence, and a diminished sense of self-worth. Individuals with low self-esteem often have a critical and unfavorable view of themselves, believing they are inadequate, unworthy, or inferior to others. They may constantly compare themselves to others, focus on their perceived flaws or failures, and struggle to recognize their own strengths and accomplishments.

Causes of low self-esteem can vary and may include a combination of personal experiences, upbringing, societal influences, and internal beliefs. Factors such as childhood experiences of neglect, abuse, or criticism, societal pressures related to appearance or achievements, and a lack of positive reinforcement or validation can contribute to the development of low self-esteem.

Remember that building self-esteem takes time and effort. It’s a journey of self-discovery and self-acceptance. By challenging negative beliefs, practicing self-compassion, and seeking support when needed, individuals can develop a healthier sense of self-worth and improve their overall well-being.

Addressing low self-esteem is a gradual process, and it’s essential to be patient and kind to yourself throughout the journey. Seeking professional help from a therapist or counselor can provide additional guidance and support as you work on improving your self-esteem. With time and effort, you can develop a healthier relationship with yourself and lead a more fulfilling life.

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