Am I satisfied with the way I look?

‡Am I proud of my accomplishments? ‡Do I forgive myself for my mistakes?

‡Can I ask for help when I need it? ‡Do I habitually compare myself with others?

and that they are opportunities to learn to do things better? .Do I understand that my failures don t make me a failure.

Do I surround myself with people who don t put me down? .

Do I put myself down? .


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timid 2-9 . aggressive. lazy. loyal. ambitious.Personality ‡ The sum total of ways in which an individual reacts to. and interacts with others: ±shy. submissive.

Identifying Personalities .

INTJ or ESTJ) . Sensing or Intuitive (S/N) 3.e.Two Major Personalityassessment instruments ‡ Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) ± Four classification scales: 1. Thinking or Feeling (T/F) 4. Judging or Perceiving (J/P) Uses four dichotomies of personality to identify 16 personality types (i. Extroverted or Introverted (E/I) 2.

5. 4.Two Major Personalityassessment instruments ‡ Big Five Model ±Five personality types: 1. Extraversion Agreeableness Conscientiousness Emotional Stability Openness to Experience . 3. 2.

believe that ends justify the means. and persuade more than they are persuaded. aggressive. emotional distance. ‡ Narcissism ± selfish and exploitive.Other Personality Types ‡ Machiavellianism ± pragmatic. manipulative. . ‡ Type A Personality ± impatient.

situational factors ‡ Core Self-Evaluation (Self-perspective) . identify opportunities.Other Personality Types ‡ Proactive Personality ± Creative. persevere ‡ Self-Monitoring ± adjust behavior to external.

& ±whether he sees himself as capable or incapable. ±Positive or Negative Selfesteem Locus of Control .Other Personality Types ‡ Core Self-Evaluation ±degree to which people like or dislike themselves.

± Internal goal attainment depends on personal choices /efforts (capable).Core Self-Evaluation ‡ Self Esteem (like/dislike) ‡ Locus of Control degree of belief that personal choices influence success or failure. I can! ± External goal attainment depends on circumstances (chance incapable). I can t! .

how you perceive yourself. Low Self-esteem Positive Self-esteem . (Random House Dictionary) ‡ One s thoughts of himself and his abilities.Self-esteem ‡ Respect or favorable image of oneself. ...

±Positive Self-esteem (PSE) ±Low (Negative) Self-esteem (NSE) . and the degree to which he thinks he is worthy or unworthy as a person.‡ Appreciating or Not Appreciating Self Esteem Core Self-Evaluation valuable or Not Valuable ±individual s degree of liking or disliking himself.

and what did you want to do? .Self-esteem ‡ Self impressions built over time: ±what have been (are) your hopes and dreams? ±what do you think about? ±how do you feel about yourself? ±what have you done in life.

or ±Negative: making you doubtful of your capabilities and ideas. .Self-esteem ‡ These self impressions can be: ±Positive: making you confident in your thoughts & actions.

± sets goals ± retrospective selfanalysis ± successes and failures ± failures mean no way forward (give up) ± God s will may be done. .Self-estee sitive ‡ Self i pressi ns built ver ti e: egative ‡ Self impressions built over time: ± sets goals ± retrospective selfanalysis ± successes and failures ± failures mean challenging oneself (don t give up) ± by God s grace goals set will be achieved ± thinks and feels good about himself . ± does not think and feel good about himself .

.Self-esteem Your self-image can be very different from how the world sees you.

Usted .Self-esteem Not what others think about you. What do YOU think about yourself? Cuanto Cuesta.

Positive Self-esteem 2.Core Self-evaluation Positive Core Self-evaluation 1. Internal Locus of Control 1. External Locus of Control Negative Core Self-evaluation . Low (Negative) Self-esteem 2.

Self-esteem (+/-) Is positive self-esteem (PSE) always a good thing? PSE: (I can. ‡ James 4:6 "God resists the proud. . possible. . etc) + handle failure better than LSEs. not difficult.can become antisocial and destructive.can become egoistical and boastful." . + focus on strengths. but gives grace to the humble. + emphasize the positive.

Self-esteem (+/-) GOOD NEWS for PSE! PSE can be good if it is channeled ‡ in a constructive and ethical way. Phil. THROUGH CHRIST. . 4:13 YOU can do all things THROUGH CHRIST who strengthens YOU. ‡ your sense of being who you are should not depend on what you do. but rather on who you are in Christ.


etc) ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ focus on weaknesses. . difficult. Idolizing people. Guilt See actions as unforgivable. Self-shame. Skepticism and over-critical. Perfectionism. impossible. Misplaced humility. Self-pity.Self-esteem (+/-) What About Low self-esteem (LSE)? LSE: (I can t. Fear.

if you have a low opinion of yourself and your value. You don t notice the good things that happen to you on a daily basis. You may constantly put yourself down and say things about yourself that you would never say about someone else. You have developed an opinion of yourself over a period of time. such as returning to school or changing jobs. Focusing on your flaws. No. and how much you value and love yourself. Pessimism. Avoiding risk. Reject positive comments. Avoiding eye contact. It shows in how you look and how you interact with other people. Your opinion of yourself may vary from one day to the next. you may suffer from depression and your health may also be affected. You don t feel satisfied until you know you have gotten approval or reassurance from other people. Some symptoms of low self-esteem are: Negative self-talk. you respond with a negative statement such as. You cling to what is familiar and are afraid to try new things. You are constantly asking others if they are mad at you or if they love you. If someone pays you a compliment. Constantly seeking approval from others. You may take the blame for things that are not your fault. You see every little imperfection in yourself.‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ How to Change Low Self-Esteem Symptoms of low self-esteem . . you are suffering from low self-esteem. You have a hard time looking other people in the eye. This opinion includes how much you feel valued and loved by others.Self talk Low self-esteem affects every aspect of your life. Frequently apologizing. Or This old thing? I ve had it forever. You talk yourself out of doing things that might raise your self-respect.Self worth . but if you find you are in the habit of dwelling on short-comings and think you are worth less than other people. and forget to notice what is good. I haven t really lost that much weight. You expect bad things to happen to you. Besides being visible to others.


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.... in the image of God created He.Self-esteem (and Locus of Control) PSE E S f r LSE! ‡ The prodigal son Gen. YOU in His own image. 1:27 God created... YOU male and female. LSE .

‡ Do not think low of yourself LSE . 2:9 ye are a chosen generation...Self-esteem (and Locus of Control) PSE GOOD E S f r LSE! 1 Pet. a royal priesthood. an holy nation. Phil. 4:13 YOU can do all things THROUGH CHRIST who strengthens YOU.. a peculiar people.

And acknowledge it. . and moving forward. is to recognize the malady of low self esteem.Improving Your Self Image ‡ Improving Your Self Image ‡ The first step in getting ourselves up on our feet.

Self-esteem Many are they who ignorantly have low self-esteem. .

³We can't attack those people. They said. for we can certainly do it.´ LSE .´ And they spread among the Israelites a bad report about the land they had explored. We seemed like grasshoppers in our own eyes.´ But the men who had gone up with him said. ³The land we explored devours those living in it. All the people we saw there are of great size. and we looked the same to them. they are stronger than we are. We saw the Nephilim there (the descendants of Anak come from the Nephilim).Grasshopper Image PSE Num : 0-14:1 Then Caleb silenced the people before Moses and said. ³We should go up and take possession of the land.

LSE . and Saul s low self esteem).Grasshopper Image PSE ‡ David and Goliath (David s self-esteem.

Self Esteem/Locus of Control ‡ POI T OUT LOW SELF-ESTEEM I ALL THE BIBLICAL STORIES. from CD and others. ‡ End with prodigal son s story ± Song I ve wandered far away from God. THEN TALK ABOUT THE POSITIVE SIDES. ‡ Other stories ‡ David and Goliath (David s self-esteem. suggest what can be done ‡ Also. and Saul s low self esteem). ‡ encourage. ‡ After this. Environment ‡ Then. talk about how one s personality is determined: ‡ Hereditary. biblical support. .

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