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Self esteem

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Difficultdecisions Sun 11-May-14 17:55:45

I have been told by my CBT therapist that I have low self esteem. Does anyone have any practical advice about how I can improve this?

ColouringInQueen Sun 11-May-14 19:58:37

Hi OP, well you me, and many, many people. I think its a combination of things, but I was recommended this book by a counsellor and its a good place to start


All the best.

LastingLight Mon 12-May-14 09:22:05

Things that helped me build self esteem when recovering from depression were singing in a choir, learning how to ride horses and volunteering at a children's home. I think these activities helped because both singing and riding requires you to be "in the moment" and gives you a sense of achievement afterwards. It's therapeutic. Volunteering helped me feel that I was a useful member of society.

kinsorange Tue 13-May-14 16:50:34

Read self help books
google low self esteem
put self esteem into search on here

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