Self-confidence and self-esteem are a team in life, but they don’t always work together correctly. Sometimes, we can be extraordinarily self-confident but have low self-esteem. Some performers can be in front of crowds but sometimes end up damaging themselves with illicit substances due to unresolved self-esteem issues. However, what’s the difference between self-confidence and self-esteem?
Self-esteem is your perceived value of yourself. “Am I Good Enough?” This is the critical question to ask when dealing with self-esteem. If you answer this with a yes, then chances are, you have high self-esteem.
Sometimes, having a high self-esteem at work can mean you have high self-esteem in other areas of life as well. Self-esteem can become a reflection of how we see ourselves, so if we have high self-esteem, sometimes we find the universe as a ‘friendly” place.
On the other hand, confidence is more about doing action. It’s belief that we can succeed in something. For instance, we can be confident about one part of our life but be unconfident about another part of life.
Our team at VIC Park Psychology can help you develop strategies to manage and improve your low self-esteem. However, it’s also important to identify some common signs and symptoms of low self-esteem. Our team at are well-equipped with the means to help you through your low self-esteem and lack of confidence to show you, you are good enough.
If you have fatigue, sleep difficulties, and headaches without exerting too much stress, then this may come from low self-esteem.
Hostility, feelings of isolation, social withdrawal, and embarrassment in social or intimate situations can be signs of low self-esteem as well.
Pretending in order to keep up with appearances, unable to say “no” to anybody, lack of assertiveness, negative self-talk, attention seeking, fear of criticism, material mentality, and more risk-taking behaviors among young people, etc.
It’s important to remember, however, that this is by no means a full list of symptoms to identify people with low self-esteem. If you don’t have these symptoms but feel you have low self-esteem, it may be best to talk with a psychologist about your concerns.
Our team at VIC Park Psychology can help you develop ways to boost your self-esteem and get your confidence back. We provide a safe and secure environment for you to be able to share your concerns with a professional that can help deal with your situation. Our training and experience dealing with various issues can help us develop a plan for you to:
Call our friendly staff today to book your appointment. We’re here to help you through your low self esteem and together we can make you a more confident person. Believe that you can be happy with yourself again. We’re here to help you through your journey of self-discovery. Call Now!