self-worth


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self-worth

(sĕlf′wûrth′)
n.
Self-esteem; self-respect.
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"The man has an incredibly inflated self-worth of himself," Uchtman wrote on the question-and-answer site.
I'm finding my self-worth. At 21, this is the very beginning, even though I feel so old.
"We know that global self-worth is lower in the inpatient group and we know from other research that lower self-concept is a precursor to other more serious mental health problems," Ferro said.
To see whether that epidemic had any bearing on a person's desire to alter his or her appearance, the Johns Hopkins researchers surveyed 252 adults, aged 18 to 55, on their social media use, their self-worth and their interest in plastic surgery.
We don't need billboards proclaiming our self-worth. Those who advertise their greatness need to spend to be happy.
Well, I would contend one of the biggest reasons is because of conditional self-worth, as in, "He has the perfect family," or "She is so much more beautiful than I am," which makes them seem better and while you seem worse.
And thus the act of creating enhances our feelings of self-worth. This is important but this is often lost online.
KEY WORDS: Contingent self-worth, emotional infidelity, infidelity, jealousy, sexual infidelity
But love can be complicated, and societal norms, culture, religion and one's own troubled family history can all work together to undermine one's sense of identity and self-worth, and ultimately one's ability to love and to accept love.
But can you help them use social media in a way where their self-worth isn't affected?
How would you describe the connection between spirituality, self-worth, and food?
A study in the (http://www.cacap-acpea.org/uploads/documents//Comparing_Self_Concept_Among_Youth_Currently_Receiving_Inpatient_vs_Outpatient.pdf) Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry reported that the inpatient subjects had reduced self-worth and did not like themselves as much as the outpatient youths.