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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy by Eileen Bailey, Dr. Jayme Albin

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CHAPTER11

Increasing Your Self-Esteem

In This Chapter

  • Learning to accept yourself as you are
  • Why self-acceptance can be difficult
  • How to creating a positive self-image
  • How to overcome guilt and shame

Do you like yourself? Are you happy with who you are? Your self-esteem reflects what you think about yourself. If you are like many people, you may not like yourself all the time. But it is possible to choose to like yourself. In this chapter, you will learn what self-esteem is, identify some of the obstacles to creating a healthy self-image, and discover ways to improve your self-esteem and learn self-acceptance.

What Do We Mean by Self-Esteem? ...

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