How to Help Your Child Deal with Low Self Esteem and Low Confidence
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How to Help Your Child Deal with Low Self Esteem and Low Confidence

Low Self Esteem and Confidence underpins the majority of mental health problems including anxiety, depression, eating disorders (inc. anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder), obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and many behavioural problems. Couple this with the fact that most mental health problems develop before the age of 18 years and the importance of…

5 Facts About Low Self Esteem

5 Facts About Low Self Esteem

Schema Focused Therapy 1. Low Self Esteem results from a combination of self critical and depreciating thoughts. These may include negative evaluation of one’s performance in past event, negative comparison to others, and a tendency to underestimate one’s ability to cope with situations. Such thoughts lead to feelings of anxiety and depression which in turn…

5 Top Tips for Dealing with Low Self Esteem and Confidence

5 Top Tips for Dealing with Low Self Esteem and Confidence

1. Identify Your Self Critical Voice The source of low self esteem and confidence is a self critical voice that negatively evaluates and compares you unfavourably with others, constantly highlighting your failing and suggesting that you are not good enough. This train of thought leads to feelings of anxiety, depression and self defeating behaviour which…