Low self-esteem – Giving a little value to your thoughts and opinions

Low self-esteem is like driving through life
with your hand-break on

People with low-esteem have a very negative opinion about themselves. They analyze or judge themselves negatively.

10 Probable Causes of self-esteem

  1. Neglect
  2. Not being able to meet parental expectations
  3. Not being able to match standards of friends
  4. Being the odd one out everywhere
  5. The feeling of not being loved or cherished
  6. Being unfair to yourself
  7. Having too much concern about social approval
  8. Reluctance to be the centre of attraction
  9. Stressful events
  10. Media messages

9 Symptoms of low-esteem

  • Having no expectations from life
  • Neglecting yourself
  • Having negative thoughts
  • Underestimating your potential
  • Worrying if you have badly behaved with others
  • Eating problems
  • Tension and emotional stress
  • Sadness
  • Having no social skills

10 Bad effects of low esteem

  • Behavioral changes
  • Stop experimenting with new things
  • Avoiding social situations
  • Refusing to do challenging tasks
  • Mental health problems
  • Limited career growth
  • Depression
  • Fear and tension
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Emotional block
Instead of pointing out your faults and weakness, try to find out your good qualities as well. Try to think positive since your thoughts are within your control. Spot the negative thoughts and then think about the points that challenge them. Appreciate your good qualities and start believing that you’re absolutely fine.

Top psychiatrists to help you fight Low Self-Esteem

Dr. Yalda Safai, MD, MPH Psychiatrist

Dr. Yalda Safai, MD, MPH

Language: English

Location: Zoom - Telepsych appointment

Years in Practice: 5+