A positive self image and healthy self esteem is based on approval, acceptance and recognition from others; but also upon actual accomplishments, achievements and success upon the realistic self confidence which ensues.— Abraham Maslow
Tremendous Healthy Self Esteem quotations
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
Transformation is not five minutes from now;
it's a present activity. In this moment you can make a different choice, and it's these small choices and successes that build up over time to help cultivate a healthy self-image and self esteem.
The most stable, and therefore, the most healthy self-esteem is based on deserved respect from others rather than on external fame or celebrity and unwarranted adulation.
The most basic activism we can have in our lives is to live consciously in a nation living in fantasies. Living consciously is living with a core of healthy self-esteem. You will face reality, you will not delude yourself.
Needing to talk badly about others indicates low self esteem.
That means, 'I feel so low that instead of picking myself up, I have to cut others down.' Letting go of negative things quickly is healthy.
“Healthy" and “diseased," as Susan Sontag points out.
..are often subjective judgments that society makes for its own purposes. Women have long been defined as sick as a means of subjecting them to social control.
To lose confidence in one’s body is to lose confidence in oneself.
The most important key to the permanent enhancement of self esteem is the practice of positive inner-talk.
One of the most significant characteristics of healthy self esteem is that it is the state of one who is not at war either with himself or with others.
Don't workout because you think you 'need' to, do it because your body deserves love, respect and healthy attention.
Cherish believes that God made her with a special purpose.
Like any teenage girl, she has her insecurities, but for the most part she has a real healthy self-esteem.
Although my marriage left me with three beautiful children, it also left me with a healthy dose of self-doubt, low self-esteem, and an extreme desire to be loved again. I was operating on empty, expecting to be paid in full.
Competing with an other is exhilarating, challenging, and healthy.
That is what Games are for. When competition is brought into the social arena it undermines the competitor's self-esteem and confidence. It is a very subtle process. One we must be sensitive to, especially when evaluating our own motivations and behavior.
While the film [Hide and seek] is a work of fiction, I know many people, not just women, who have felt the way my character feels in the film, a certain kind of invisibility. I am grateful that my parents, Bev Umehara and Russell Chang, instilled a healthy sense of self-esteem in me from an early age.
A healthy strong ego, with plenty of self-esteem, does not feel itself threatened by every innocent remark.
When I was growing up, we didn't have this super-skinny, flawless image to compete with. I find it unfortunate that young women may look at those images and think that is the ideal of beauty. It can cause a lot of problems and self-esteem issues if we don't remind girls that being healthy and exactly who you are is the main thing. I'm grateful I didn't grow up with those images.
Healthy parenting is nothing if not a process of empowerment.
As we help to raise our children's self-esteem, we also increase their personal power. When we encourage them to be confident, self-reliant, self-directed, and responsible individuals, we are giving them power.
Why building self esteem?. The benefits of having self esteem are numerous. Self esteem is strongly associated with happiness, psychological resilience, and a motivating to live a productive and healthy life.
When our emotional health is in a bad state, so is our level of self-esteem.
We have to slow down and deal with what is troubling us, so that we can enjoy the simple joy of being happy and at peace with ourselves.
It's not about eating healthy to lose weight. It's about eating healthy to feel good.
Healthy self esteem is paying attention to how others make us feel, and then choosing those with whom we spend time.
People with healthy self-esteem do not need to create pretend identities.
I've never felt a push to be stick thin.
I work out and eat healthy, so mostly it's about being in shape and having energy.