LOW SELF ESTEEM – How does it develop?

  WHAT IS LOW SELF ESTEEM Self Esteem is about how we think, evaluate and feel about ourselves.  When we have a generally negative view about ourselves this can be termed as Low Self Esteem.   It means we can ignore or be unaware of our positive traits, have negative and self-limiting beliefs, lack self care, and experience an inner negative voice (inner self critic).  These unhelpful thoughts and experiences can also lead to difficult feelings eg sadness, guilt, anger and shame, which can contribute to depression.   HOW CAN IT DEVELOP Low Self Esteem can develop from childhood,  when we repetitively experience: – criticism, judgement, lack of acceptance – negative and abusive relationships – absence of positive... Read More »