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Self Image - what does it mean?
Self image is how you see yourself. This may be how you see yourself physically or your opinion of who and what you are which is normally called self concept. It is important as it affects your self esteem and confidence.
Self image includes:
What does self image have to do with self esteem?
Self Esteem is how you feel about yourself.
Image is about how you see yourself and how you believe others see you.
They are closely connected because if you have a
poor opinion of yourself your self esteem will be low. Read about
how to feel good
about you here.
Image is to do with perception. How you see yourself is vital because this will affect your behaviour, your thinking and how you relate to others. People respond to you either positively or negatively according to how confident you are. Your confidence in relationships depends on the image you have of yourself. Visit this page for advice on how to improve your communication skills.
How you see yourself is often different from how others view you. Your view of yourself is shaped by your unique thoughts and beliefs and you will have a distorted view. You will see yourself in a positive or negative way according to your level of self esteem. You may have a negative view of yourself and if so you are probably highly critical of yourself.
What can you do to Improve your Self Image?
Remember, you are only limited by your efforts and confidence! Believe in yourself!
Learn more about self esteem and how to build your confidence
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