Thanks Ladybug I like taking online questionnaires myself and I only post the ones that I find are pretty accurate and worthy. Also, I need something to keep me busy and occupied the last little while so finding and posting good, quality questionnaires has become my hobby
I took that test some 6 or 7 years ago and saved it (it was a paper version). I took it again about a month ago and it was amazing how much my self-esteem has improved. It's hard work, but you *can* feel better about yourself. I find that it helps me to tell myself that this is my life and I'm the star of my life -- not just somebody playing a bit part in someone else's life. I still have a lot more work to do, but I'm getting there.
6 Words You Use Every Day That Cripple Your Self Esteem (& The Empowering Words You Should Use Instead)
by Jennifer Warren Medwin, YourTango.com
January 7, 2020
The words you choose either give you power or take it away.
How familiar are you with your internal dialogue when it comes to building self-esteem?
The language you use can have a profound impact on your self-image, how you show up in the world, and how you live your life.
Words have the power to shape your beliefs and influence...
“You Are Not Broken:” How ADHD Erodes a Child’s Self-Confidence
by Sweta Gupta, ADDitude
July 18, 2018
One lesser known curse of attention deficit disorder (ADHD or ADD) is low self-esteem.
In my more than 20 years of mental health training and practice, I have yet to meet a child diagnosed with ADHD who doesn’t feel bad about him or herself from time to time. In addition to attention and concentration issues, children with ADHD struggle with an underlying belief that they are...
A small example: My husband has bipolar disorder and is usually "the life of the party." Since being with him, I have been to numerous parties that I would have never been willing to go to before.
So the relationship itself can be the agent of change you need. My whole family was shocked how much I changed since meeting him. I went from years of unemployment to working part time to full time and then overtime.
Why Self-Compassion Works Better Than Self-Esteem
Boosting your ego won?t make you feel better. Instead, try talking to yourself like you would your best friend.
May 6, 2016
In 1986, California state assemblyman John Vasconcellos came up with what he believed could be ?a vaccine for major social ills? like teen pregnancy and drug abuse: a special task-force to promote self-esteem among Californians. The effort folded three years later, and was widely considered not to have...