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The environment, Education, Physical and intellectual capacities, or personality are the various factors that will build self-esteem. It is shaped during childhood and will evolve in response to the successes and failures of life.
What is low self-esteem ?
A person with low self-esteem will tend to devalue, stress to the point of being sick or develop strong shyness.
Anxiety, depression or eating disorders (bulimia and anorexia) can be caused by low self-esteem. These people also have a negative view of themselves, which is why they inflict trauma on their bodies.
How to fight it
To fight against low self-esteem, we need an environment and a positive environment ready to give us a better image of ourselves.
First of all to overcome a negative self-esteem, start by giving your opinion on different topics. For example, if you're having lunch at a friend's house and you don't like the food served, don't hesitate to say so politely. Don't you like where your friends go out ? Then let me know ! Saying No is a good exercise in building self-confidence.
Express your emotions and feelings ! You passed a sports exercise that you've been trying to do for months, you're as proud as a peacock, so celebrate ! A change in your work or your life, share this moment with your loved ones they will encourage you to move forward.
Receiving compliments or encouragement is a very important factor in gaining confidence. Then welcome them with pleasure !
Exercises for positive self-esteem
There are many exercises and practices that allow you to gain confidence in yourself.
Yoga is a sport based on postures and breath control. It reduces anxiety and depression, and thus improves self-esteem.
Art therapy is a new and fashionable method that uses art to interact with one's psychic life and encourages self-confidence.
Finally, sport in general allows social relations and promotes self-esteem.
If you don't trust yourself, don't hesitate to let others know so they can help you. If you don't have self-esteem issues, give compliments to others, maybe one of your loved ones needs them.