Presentation on theme: "Self Image “Without self knowledge, without understanding the working and functions of his machine, man cannot be free, he cannot govern himself and he."— Presentation transcript:
Self Image “Without self knowledge, without understanding the working and functions of his machine, man cannot be free, he cannot govern himself and he will always remain a slave.”
What is Self-Image? It is the idea, conception, or mental image one has of oneself. It includes: –What you think you look like physically –What kind of person you think you are –What do you think others think of you –How much you like yourself or you think others like you
A candidate for news broadcasters post was rejected because of his voice. He was also told that with his obnoxiously long name,he would never become famous.
A 4 year old girl – the 20 th of 22 children, contracted double pneumonia and scarlet fever at a very early age, which paralyzed her left leg. Thereafter at 9 years of age she removed her leg braces and started walking without them. At 13 she decided to become a runner but kept failing miserably in all races that she entered in. She kept trying in spite of several detractors and finally started winning every race she entered.
She is Wilma Rudolph, who went on to win three Olympic gold medals.
In 1954, Jimmy Denny, manager of the Grand Ole Opry fired a singer after one performance. He told him, “You ain’t goin’ nowhere…. Son. You ought to go back to drivin’ a truck.”
Factors affecting Self-Image Self Esteem Confidence Positive Attitude Self Motivation ‘I am what I will be’
Self Esteem Self Esteem is related to your self worth and your value It increases your confidence Low self esteem causes depression, unhappiness, insecurity and poor confidence. That nagging voice of disapproval inside you, causes you to stumble at every challenge and challenges seem impossible
Improve you Self Image Feel good when you want Don’t take undue criticism – Even from yourself Forget your failures, learn from your mistakes Never give up. Remember ‘Impossible is Nothing’ Face your fears Keep an open mind and a thirst for knowledge