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"Science and psychology have isolated the one prime cause for success or failure in life. It is the hidden self-image you have of yourself."
-- Bob Proctor

Do you have low self esteem? Sorry! I know that's a very personal question, and I hardly know you, but... Do you?

  • Chances are I'm thinking that you have at least experienced the symptoms of low self esteem at some point in your life.

  • Chances are you are willing to share your low self esteem symptoms here on this page, too.

Especially if I ask nicely! And even more especially if I tell you that all submissions are anonymous (including my own). But, more importantly for you, it feels good to share...

 

 

Low self esteem signs - what I say...

Okay, I know what you're thinking! You're wondering why anyone would share their own low self esteem signs, on a website, in full view of the whole internet-viewing world! Am I right?

Well, it's my belief that not only is a problem shared a problem halved, but that sharing this particular problem - your very own symptoms of low self esteem - will also help others who have their own low self esteem issues.

Yes, this is a classic case of help yourself and help others too!

To get you started - and whoever you are, and however confident and successful you've now become, I think you've probably experienced low self esteem at some point in your life - here are some general symptoms:

  1. Guilt.
  2. Self-Shame.
  3. Unforgiving/unrealistic expectation of perfection in others (and yourself).
  4. Lack of trust.
  5. Misplaced humility.
  6. Feeling constantly depressed.
  7. Always anticipating and predicting what happens next.
  8. Believing that the world is a 'bad place'.

A scarily familiar list (of symptoms of low self esteem) indeed. If I'm being honest. And I usually am.

 

So, how to improve self-esteem?

  1. Write about your own low self esteem signs. Really. Writing things down *is* a powerful form of acknowledgement where you recognise (and can admit) to what's 'wrong' and thus allow yourself to make positive changes and improvements.

    In short, you can't change what you don't acknowledge! And writing down your symptoms of low self esteem (even anonymously) *is* acknowledgement! :-)
  1. Visit Hypnosis Downloads' "Self Esteem" Page

    Of course, you could always visit Hypnosis Download's Self Esteem page - whatever form of low self-esteem you seem to be suffering from, there's a self-hypnosis script to help you tackle it quickly.

All you have to do is simply fill in the form below, as honestly as you are able...

Thank you. (Ooh, watch out for surprise bonus ebooks you can download and read for free, once you share you low self esteem symptoms with us!)

 

Your Low Self Esteem Signs

Low self esteem signs - what YOU say...

What are the symptoms of low self esteem in YOUR life? And this is not about the causes of low self esteem, but how low self esteem affects (or has affected) your life.

(And if you want to know how to improve self esteem? Well, simply fill in the form below - anonymously, please - and help yourself (and others) recognise the need to do so by taking an honest look at your low self esteem signs.)

So please share - and please share anonymously - it helps all of us, including you, if you do!...

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