How Being Homeless Can Hurt Your Self-Esteem

How Being Homeless Can Hurt Your Self-Esteem Homelessness affects everyone, and no one is above becoming homeless. According to the National Alliance to End Homelessness, roughly 2.3 to 3.5 million Americans experience homelessness at least once a year, with more than 600,000 being homeless on any given night. Often, homelessness becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy, when someone who becomes homeless loses …

Deflect Negative Emotions to Bolster Self-Esteem

Deflect Negative Emotions to Bolster Self-Esteem Your self-esteem begins to develop in early childhood, through seeking the approval of your parents and feeling bad about yourself when they disapprove of what you’ve done. This pattern can continue into adulthood, when you take any negative comments that you hear as though they were directed at you. You then take ownership of …

Self-Care Leads to Self-Worth

Self-Care Leads to Self-Worth The dictionary defines self-worth as: “the sense of one’s own value or worth as a person.” Self-worth is a feeling that comes from within. You can’t get it by having a sporty car, a high-paying job, or a fancy house. It comes from feeling good about yourself, just as you are. If you aren’t feeling good …