Havering Mind


Self-Esteem & Self-Compassion 

Welcome to our self-esteem & self-compassion self-help page. Here you will find more information about self-esteem and self-compassion and tips for enhancing both

What is self-esteem?

Self-esteem describes your overall sense of worth; how much you value yourself and your abilities

Click the picture below for suggestions about how to increase self-esteem 

Low Self-Esteem: Talking About Mental Health

What is Self-Compassion?

What do others say about self-esteem and self-compassion?

Beth shares how low self-esteem crept up on her and how she managed to cope 

Sumitha recommends 6 personal commitments to tackle low self-esteem 

 

Useful Contacts

Anxiety UK

Overview: Support and information for people with anxiety disorders 
Telephone: 08444 775 774 
Website: 
www.anxietyuk.org.uk

Be Mindful

Overview: Information regarding mindfulness and local courses available 
Website: 
www.bemindful.co.uk

Do-It Trust

Overview: Advertises volunteer opportunities which can be great for raising self-esteem 
Website: 
www.do-it.org

Elefriends

Overview: An online, supportive community for anyone with mental or emotional health problems 
Website: 
www.elefriends.org.uk

Self-Compassion

Overview: Information and exercises to help increase self-compassion 
Website: 
self-compassion.org

Mindful Self Compassion

Overview: Helps teach mindful self compassion and includes free meditations and advertisements for workshops and classes 
Website: 
www.mindfulselfcompassion.org

Psych Central

Overview: 5 strategies to increase self compassion 
Website: 
psychcentral.com

NHS Choices Raising low self-esteem

Website: www.nhs.uk

References

Mind.org.uk. (2016). Self-esteem | Mind, the mental health charity - help for mental health problems. [online] Available at: http://mind.org.uk/information-support/types-of-mental-health-problems/self-esteem/#.V_wNi-UwjIU [Accessed 10 Oct. 2016]

YouTube. (2016). Low self-esteem | Talking about mental health - Episode 3. [online] Available at: https://youtu.be/Dg-1dt0t_CE [Accessed 10 Oct. 2016]

YouTube. (2016). Kristin Neff: The Three Components of Self-Compassion. [online] Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=11U0h0DPu7k[Accessed 10 Oct. 2016]

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