SalutationAm Baliboola..N. Ivan, here to talk about building self esteem
Am a Uganda Christian university accredited peer counsellor. Have worked for ucucounselling department for two years now. Am here to speak about building self esteem.
BUILDING SELF ESTEEMWe live in a society that sets unrealistic standards for perfection and criticism on marriage,height, weight, education and so on.The feelings we have about ourselves is described as self-esteem. When it is low, it’s a problem. Nathaniel Branden, the guru of self esteem issues, states in BOOK,
The six pillarsof self esteem:
The level of our self esteem has profound consequences from every aspect our existence. How we operate at the work place, how we deal with people, how high we arelikely to rise and how much we are likely to achieve.Self esteem is an important part of our health and wellbeing. If we feel good about ourselveswe are more likely to take care of ourselves by making sensible choices. By knowing one’sown mind can be confident enough to make to make our own decisions even if others aretrying to persuade us to do otherwise.Self esteem plays a role in almost everything you do. People with high self esteem do better in their career life and find it easier to make friends, and handle mistakes, disappointments. Inthe behavouarial school Management, Abraham Maslow pyramid has self esteem as 4
mostimportant.After understanding self esteem let’s look at how to build itMost importantly discover and appreciate yourself. One has to learn to explore them and become aware of one’s feelings, thoughts, and deeds and accept them in order to build self