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The Importance of Building Self-Esteem


The Importance of Building Self-Esteem

In today’s mental health climate, more and more people are feeling pressured to feel or look a certain way. This directly correlates with self-esteem and knowing your self-worth. Self-esteem can be defined as a state of mind and the emotional and cognitive assessment of your worth. It’s so important to promote healthy behaviors in order to lift people up and make them feel good about themselves. When someone experiences low self-esteem, this can turn into a cycle of negative thought patterns and, in extreme cases, lead to substance abuse as a way to cope. Positive self-esteem can greatly improve an individual’s way of life and help build healthy and long-lasting relationships with others and yourself. Banyan Mental Health stresses the importance of effectively building self-esteem and the value of knowing your self-worth. At our mental health treatment center in Boca Raton, we believe that positive self-esteem can encourage a healthy future.

What are the Benefits of Positive Self-esteem?

When you feel secure about yourself, you can start to form meaningful relationships and feel confident about your abilities. A positive mindset will allow you to respect yourself and you will learn how to truly love yourself. Some benefits of healthy self-esteem include:

  • Being confident about who you are as a person
  • Positive thought patterns which lead to healthy behaviors
  • Ability to form healthy and meaningful relationships with people who support you
  • Ability to not fold under stressful situations
  • A healthier lifestyle that promotes taking care of yourself

Learning how to love your full self, with faults and all is truly the value of positive self-esteem. You must accept yourself before you can fully let other people in and there are many downfalls to negative self-worth. Acknowledging your strengths and weaknesses can be very powerful and help guide healthy behaviors. When negative thoughts start to crowd someone’s mind, this can turn into a vicious cycle that can lead to depression or anxiety.

Our mental health facility in Boca Raton offers treatment for a variety of mental health conditions. Call us today at 888-280-4763.

Alyssa is Banyan’s Director of Digital Marketing & Technology. After overcoming her own struggles with addiction, she began working in the treatment field in 2012. She graduated from Palm Beach State College in 2016 with additional education in Salesforce University programs. A part of the Banyan team since 2016, Alyssa brings over 5 years of experience in the addiction treatment field.

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