Presentation on theme: "Self- Esteem The Positive Side of Life. Definitions: Self – Esteem – Our own description of how we see ourselvs. Positive Self-Esteem – Liking ones self;"— Presentation transcript:
Definitions: Self – Esteem – Our own description of how we see ourselvs. Positive Self-Esteem – Liking ones self; feeling good about who we are. Negative Self-Esteem – Not liking our self; feeling bad about who we are.
Persons wit a Negative Self-Esteem usually … Are oversensitive to criticism Are over presponsive to compliments Have a tendency to blame others Have a feeling of being picked on
Con’t … Handle competition poorly Are over competitive or refuse to compete Feel socially left out Are uncertain of their values and priorities
People with a high self- esteem usually … Have clear values and principles which are followed Can make decisions, accept consequences and learn form their mistakes Enjoys the present without undue worry
Con’t … Have confidence in their ability to deal with problems Feels accepted by others Can give and accept a wide range of activities Is flexible to the needs of others Feels equal to others not superior or inferior
Results of a person with Positive Self-Esteem Achieve higher grades and are more successful in school and life Are less likely to drop out of school Are less prejudice Can work with others more successfully
Con’t Are more flexible and able to try new things Have a clear sense of values and priorities Have fewer health problems Are less likely to have abusive behaviors
Con’t … Are less likely to give into peer pressure Can act on their own best judgment and make good, clear decisions can accept consequences from their own actions and learn from their mistakes
Activity … Compete the questions on your think-sheet about yourself. Be honest and open minded.