Tag Archives: low self esteem

Inspiring books

Inspirational bookToday is National Library Day #NLD14.  Our local libraries are a good starting point for getting hold of self-help books.

I find that books in different stages of my life, have offered me inspiration and guidance throughout my life.

I continue to look out for recommended books that can offer inspiration to me. Continue reading

Psoriasis and your mental health

plaque type psoriasisMy psoriasis journey                                                                             Its psoriasis awareness week and thought it would be timely to share my journey with the skin condition. I know psoriasis can bring anguish, stress and often depressive thoughts. My psoriasis journey has not been an easy one and often has had its emotional and depressing times. My journey started when I was 13 after my BCG injection. The psoriasis started on my hairline and soon spread over my scalp. That’s when the jokes at school about my dandruff started. Continue reading

Boosting your low self esteem

self esteemWhat is self-esteem?

Self-esteem is your self-image and how you feel about yourself. Your self-esteem is made up of thoughts and feeling you have about yourself. The more positive feeling you have about yourself, the higher your self-esteem and the more negative feelings you have about yourself, the lower your self-esteem. Self-esteem is important as it affects the way you live. It affects how you think, act and feel about yourself and others and how successful you are in achieving the things you want in life.  High self-esteem can make you feel capable, productive, lovable and self-confident. Whereas low self-esteem can make you feel worthless, incompetent and unloved. Continue reading

Believe in yourself

Believe in yourselfI posted this comment on facebook and it created reactions from ‘if it would only work’ to ‘I say that every morning’. You could see the difference between those who believed in themselves and those who did not. The more positive feelings you have about yourself, the higher your self-esteem. The more negative you feel about yourself, the lower your self-esteem. Continue reading