The Importance of Self Esteem In Children

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By 1stdefence | Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 14:36

The Importance of Self Esteem In


A child who has healthy self esteem is armored against

the challenges they will face when they go out into the world. This is because

children who feel great about themselves will indeed have an easier time with

things such as handling conflicts and overall, enjoying life. Kids who have a

healthy level of self-esteem are also likely to be optimistic throughout life.

On the opposing side, kids with low self-esteem will

find challenges which may include things such as frustration and anxiety. When

a child or even adult thinks poorly of themselves, they may also have

difficulty in finding solutions to a problem, and much more.

Child success with self-esteem is one who has a healthy

level of self-worth and is crucial because all-in-all it has a direct impact on

their choices and on their life. Self-esteem is directly connected to a child's

self value. It is the idea in which they have about themselves and just how

important and valuable they believe themselves to be. It is how they will come

to respect themselves.

Confidence in kids is important for several reasons

which include:

1. In order to believe they are worthy of being happy as

well as worthy of respect.

2. It is the first step in believing in themselves which

builds confidence.

3. A child's self-esteem will directly impact a child's

thinking, how they feel, what they desire, what goals they may have, and what

they value.

4. With self-esteem a child can make a mistake yet still

feel proud and respect without getting down on themselves.

5. A child will not have a need to compare themselves to

others when their self-esteem is at a healthy level because their confidence is


6. Children with healthy levels of self-esteem are more

likely to make good decisions. This is because they will be able to approach

problems, use control, and take action while remaining proud of their decision.

7. With self-esteem in kids comes the ability to act

independently and to take responsibility for their desires, actions, and goals.

8. New Challenges are easier to take on as well have

being able to handle criticism.

9. It is a crucial part in finding personal happiness

and greatly assists in fulfilling relationships and achieving what they desire.

10. Overall, a child's self-esteem will allow them to

eventually be in control of their own life.

So you can see just how important self-esteem is for

your child. It is one of the most important building blocks when it comes to

their development and in becoming the best individual they can be and become.

We Can Help Children With Low Self

Esteem and Confidence

Try our Schools in Falmouth, Helston and Hayle

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