Self-esteem & confidence for children

What is self-esteem?

To be a person is to be able to love.

A general feeling of worth that we give to ourselves.

Feeling worthy of being loved and capable.

It is built on: One's own character and early experiences.

Diverse situations and how it is identified.

This assessment is built day by day.

The family is the key for a person to feel valuable.

Only after the experience of knowing that I am loved will I be able to learn the sea to others.

To love is learned by being loved, it is simple for a person to be able to value himself in what he is, he must have had the experience of having felt loved without conditions, by himself.

It has to do with the safety of the person.

Feeling Worthy of Being Loved

Feeling capable


1.- Self-consciousness (make them feel loved)

2.- Self-evaluation (to know how they really are)

What is valuable (that they have powerful reasons for wanting to improve) is positive and healthy self-esteem - knowledge, recognition and acceptance of one's own reality and it is the affective evaluation of one's potentialities and limitations with a desire to overcome and with constancy.

"The best thing you can do for others is not to show them your riches, but to make them see their own. Goethe.

Developing Self-esteem

Essential part for maturation and sociability. I need others to know that I am different.

1. To know who loves me, affective bonding.

2. To know where I am going, models of value.

To know what I am capable of, a sense of my own competence.

4. Knowing that I am different, singularity.

Models I must follow

1. How I want to be

2. How I want to act

3. What others expect of me.

Take into account:

- Have strategies.

- Behavior Habits

- Example from parents

- Self-confidence

- Order the execution of tasks.

- The important thing is that the child learns to want what he should want and that he knows why he wants it.

- The family requirement strengthens the emotional bond on the basis of trust.

Attitudes of parents that favour the development of self-esteem

  1. Real love
2. Unconditional acceptance

3. True availability

4. Recognition of their potentialities

5. Constant Help

6. Requirement for consistency and constancy.

7. Constant motivation

8. Coherent models

9. Personal project.

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