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The importance of self-esteem in social problems.

Nhoj Leunamme == Jhon Emmanuel
Nhoj Leunamme == Jhon Emmanuel
Self-esteem is the ability of each person to face the difficult situations that we face from the knowledge of self and the confidence we have in ourselves.

The power of self-esteem lies in the ability to deal with the social problem, analysing the possibilities that allows us to the knowledge of ourselves, and the reality that surrounds us.

Self-esteem is presented as a strategy of mutual aid and personnel to persons affected by social maladjustment, social rejection, and social injustice.

So, must include programs to improve self-esteem in both local and regional support schemes for persons who have been deprived of it, for social reasons: people homeless, immigrants, violence against women, young people affected by addictions...

We can say that its importance is focused on relating to our being, our way of being and the meaning of our self-worth. So, can affect our way of being and acting in the world and relate to others, in our way of thinking, feeling, decide and act.

Self-esteem is the mix of assessments, thoughts, feelings and experiences of behavior directed toward self, toward the way we behave and to the image we have of our body, including their opportunities and limitations. Self-esteem is ultimately evaluative perception that we make about ourselves, which influence.

Self-esteem depends on a number of issues:

• if we feel valued, loved and accepted by others.

• If we value, love and accept ourselves.

People with healthy self-esteem feel good about themselves, appreciate their own worth and are proud of their skills, abilities and achievements. People with low self-esteem feel that

they are able to achieve their goals, which are not accepted by anyone and that all you  plans will be frustrated or subjected to "bad luck".


Written by Qualified Multiplier Eurodesk, Casa de la juventud del Ayuntamiento de Conil.

Published Wed, 20/11/2013 - 11:46
Last updated on Wed, 08/01/2020 - 09:48

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