reducing harmful self-criticism from your ‘inner critic’;
Ways to Build Self-Esteem
Low self-esteem can become a self-perpetuating problem, as it leads people to predict failure and not try new things (and possibly succeed) and to distort the feedback they do get for their performance – only seeing shortfalls instead of successes. These effects can extend into all areas of life, including work, self-care, relationships and recreation. It can be associated with problems such as depression, social anxiety, addictions, eating disorders and other issues.
Building self-esteem starts with understanding where the problems developed. Following this, treatment with a psychologist can include working on: