• Self-Esteem

    The Un-Holiness of Low Self-Esteem

    “If my aim is to prove I am “enough” the project goes on to infinity-because the battle was already lost on the day I conceded the issue was debatable.” – Dr. Nathaniel Branden Self-esteem is a core human need. Self-esteem determines how we act, think and reveal ourselves in life and relationships. The essence of self-esteem is worthiness. To believe we are worthy of meaningful life, love and happiness is a function of healthy self-esteem. Self-esteem is also rooted in our belief in our ability, adequacy or competency to handle life and deal with change. Where unworthiness might whisper, “I don’t deserve it,” low self-esteem whispers, “I can’t handle it.”  Self-worth is the value…