Concept and What is: Self esteem | Psychology

Self-esteem is the trial, the appreciation that each one makes himself, his ability to like you. The most viable path to a positive self-assessment is self-knowledge. Meet your own self is fundamental, because it implies their science have positive and negative aspects, and appreciating the virtues found. This inner dialogue requires a turn to himself, the determination to undertake this journey to the essence of being, leaving a little aside the ego's domain.

This subjective recognition makes the individual more able to face obstacles and challenges of everyday life, since now he knows its potential for resistance and the intensity of their courage and determination. So he can avoid the pitfalls that characterize low self-esteem, such as insecurity, inadequate, perfectionism, doubts, uncertainties, a lack of confidence in their ability, fear of making mistakes, the relentless pursuit of recognition and approval, among others. Strengthened, the guy can resist the factors that cause the drop in self-esteem – critical and self-critical, guilt, abandonment, rejection, lack, frustration, shame, jealousy, shyness, insecurity, fear, anger, and many others.

Self-esteem is formed throughout childhood, based on the education and treatment received from family, friends and teachers. It is very important to the environment, the context in which the child grows, because this medium can build or destroy the confidence of Prince himself. If parents make a child be dependent, she can become imbued with false beliefs, which contributes to their low self-esteem. According to psychology, self-esteem may cover what is called auto-significantes beliefs – "I'm smart/ignorant"-, aggregated auto-significantes emotions – security/insecurity – and behavioral traits. She can be a definitive aspect of personality or a passenger's emotional state.

If your child has an innate ability for learning and is productive in school, this automatically contributes to your self-esteem. In this relationship with the educational sphere, including the relationship with colleagues, to see if this feeling develop very early. At the moment the child is easily influenced and molded by those who surround him, especially his parents, who are her role model, the image where it is reflected. Thus form the links of love or hatred, which will reflect immediately in the formation of your self-esteem. If the kids grow up in an environment that is derogatory, in the midst of gibes and ironies, your self-image will be naturally inferior. This same pattern can be repeated at school and with the circle of friends, which reinforce this sentiment.

There are paths that can follow to raise self-esteem. One of them, perhaps most importantly, has already been quoted, self-knowledge. It is also necessary to take care of physical appearance, for pleasure of looking in the mirror, learn to value our qualities, leaving overestimate the shortcomings, learn from the experienced lifelong experiences, learn to develop for yourself love and affection, listening to intuition and believe you have the merit of being happy, to be loved, as well as enjoy the simpler pleasures of lifebut that effectively makes us happy. So the individual will receive more smoothly the praise and affections, and learn to repay them, reduce their anxiety, will have more consistency in their feelings, which will be attuned to his speech, you don't have as much need to receive the approval of others, will be more flexible, your self-confidence will grow, as well as your self esteem, your professional productivity will be increased and, above all, he will feel an intense inner peace.
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