The building blocks of self-esteem

Stop comparing yourself to others and learn to appreciate the genuine you
This age of social media – and pandemic isolation – can make it easy to feel as if we don’t measure up to the glamour we see in posts shared by our friends and celebrities we may follow. It might seem as if everyone else has a good job, takes amazing vacations, lives in a lovely home, and is raising great kids.In the face of such an onslaught, it’s easy to feel that we come up short. These non-stop comparisons can chip away at us and lead to low self-esteem.

In an article in Psychology Today, Glenn R. Schiraldi, PhD, describes healthy self-esteem as a realistic,