How To Build Your Self Esteem

Table of contents

Where Does our Self-Esteem Come From? 
What is self-esteem? 
Do I Have Low Self-Esteem? 
The Inner Voice 
Positive Affirmations 
Calling Out “The Troops” 
Positive Self-Talk 
Your Environment 
Kids and Self-Esteem 
Coping with Criticism 
Quick Start Guide 


Esteem is a simple word. It is worth and value that we apply to people, places, and situations. It is the amount of respect we assess. We have esteem for our world leaders.We have esteem for places like church and synagogue. We have esteem for an exemplary performance whether it is in sports, acting, or simply doing the right thing. But the most important place we need to apply esteem is within ourselves. We must maintain our self-esteem in order to place value on ourselves as a worthy individual in the world. Self-esteem can affect every single part of our
lives. If that esteem is low, our lives will be dull and gray. Elevating esteem for ourselves could very well be the key to happiness in life.