What is self-esteem?

It is convenient that you elaborate your own definition of self-esteem. Spend a few minutes thinking and try to explain in a few words what self-esteem is. Don't keep reading until you have written down your definition.

For me, self-esteem is: _________

Next, read these sentences and review your definition:

  • It is the concept of my own value, what I feel and think of myself. 
  • It is my attitude towards me as a person.
  • It is the usual way of thinking, feeling and behaving with oneself.
  • It is a dynamic quality that is acquired and generated throughout our lives and therefore can grow or weaken.
  • It is essential to develop a healthy personality.
  • It gives me the inner strength necessary to overcome personal difficulties and face failures and problems.
  • It gives us the inner strength necessary to progress in our maturity and personal competence.
  • Good self-esteem bases responsibility. 
  • Good self-esteem develops creativity.
  • Good self-esteem stimulates personal autonomy.
  • Good self-esteem enables a healthy social relationship.
  • Good self-esteem guarantees the future projection of the person.

Now, write down your new definition of self-esteem: ____________

One possible definition could be:

Good self-esteem is the basis of personal success. It is essential to develop a healthy personality. It gives us the inner strength necessary to overcome personal difficulties, face the failures and problems that life brings us and progress in our maturity and personal competence.

Well, we already know what self-esteem is. The next step is to know how do you rate your level of self-esteem? We suggest you the Self-Esteem Test. 

The Self-Esteem Test helps you think and get to know yourself better. Analyze how you value yourself and what vision you have of your qualities and weaknesses. It also recommends a series of exercises to improve the different aspects that define Self-Esteem.

Discover yourself

Good self-esteem is the basis of personal success. It is essential to develop a healthy personality. It is a dynamic quality that is acquired and generated throughout our lives and therefore can grow or weaken.