What we believe about ourselves is the source of our self-esteem, and those beliefs can either free us to be excellent, or limit us to mental boundaries. When we put forth effort that is not rewarded, we come to expect disappointment. Repeated failures can condition our minds and establish neurological pathways that cause us to illogically doubt ourselves. Our brains gravitate to whatever helps us to avoid pain, thus low self-esteem becomes favorable because it lessens opportunities for disappointment. The ‘Find Your TRUE SELF’ program can help people re-empower themselves.
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How Beliefs Affect Self-Esteem
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