A lot of circumstances in life, especially early childhood or adolescent years can have a long lasting impact on our self-esteem. They can go a long way in determining how we perceive ourselves or how we feel about ourselves.
Self-esteem is different from self-confidence. In simple words, self-confidence is what we feel about our abilities and this can vary under different situations. Self-esteem, on the other hand, is the degree of self-worth we hold for ourselves. This is also known as positive self-regard or self-love.
Here are 7 positive affirmations that you can use to improve your self-esteem: