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Causes Of Self Esteem

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Self-esteem is the confidence in one's own worth, it is a person judgement of how people feel or think about themselves whether it's negative or positive. It can be about your body image, goals, looks, personality and so on. Low self-esteem can be caused by past negative experiences or negative comments. It can also be caused by personal failures, maybe not meeting the standards you wish you could or the standards people want you to meet, stress and bullying are causes of low self esteem as well. Other than these causes there are still more that may cause someone to not feel worthy of themselves. In the article “What is Self Esteem?” the author Kendra Cherry describes what self esteem and what low self esteem can lead to. In the article she states that “ Too little self-esteem can leave people feeling defeated and depressed “ meaning some people may not feel like they are good enough or they may never reach their full potential and sometimes that gets people depressed. Sometimes friends and family influence one to have low self esteem, they may something like talk about your flaws but they won't notice it's hurtful because of the relationship. School can also influence someone's self-esteem, school sometimes makes people set high expectations such as getting good grades. Also people put in a lot effort into their academics but still not getting the outcome you expected to get. Having low self-esteem is a problem because it can lead to illnesses like anxiety
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