The
Four Quadrants
Body Mind Spirit Emotion

Low Self-Esteem


Definition:
Low self-esteem can be described as a loss of sense of self-worth, pride, or positive self-image.


Effects on physical health, physical pain, physical weakness, deterioration in studies, lack of confidence, self-doubt, feelings of worthlessness, unsociable, poor concentration, poor communication, relationships with friends and family may be affected, anxiety, stress, loneliness, depression may occur

Low self-esteem is not something that simply appears one morning. Rather, it is developed over time. Every day we experience situations that either boost or diminish our self-confidence.

Low self-esteem can affect the physical body if a person begins to not care about his/her physical health.

In the intellectual quadrant, lowered academic performance may be experienced due to a lack of confidence.
   
The emotional self may be affected as relationships with friends and family are influenced  by feelings which coincide with low self-esteem such as, anxiety, stress, loneliness and depression. A person with low self-esteem may avoid social interaction and isolate oneself.
 
The spiritual quadrant may be affected from feelings of self-doubt and worthlessness.