strategy

Building self esteem

Synonyms:
Improving feelings of adequacy
Improving self-image
Raising self esteem
Context:
According to some psychologist, lack of self-esteem is a chief cause of many of our social problems -- especially drug addiction, violence, teenage pregnancies, high school drop-out rates and low work productivity.
Claim:
Self-esteem is associated with faith in one's innate capacities. It enhances inclinations toward becoming constructive, life-affirming, responsible and trustworthy citizens. Self-esteem also helps people to own and exercise power and take charge of their lives and society.
Constrained by:
Doubting self
Subjects:
Construction
Imagery
Reform
Individuation
Type Classification:
F: Exceptional strategies