Essays Tagged: "Self-esteem"

"Bridget Jones's Diary"

dolls just to be able to achieve anything in life. This is what causes so many young girls to have self-esteem issues that, later on in life, build up to greater problems. Both Bridget Jones and most ... never mind a new boyfriend" (p. 166). If one constantly hears this, of course they're going to have self-esteem issues. Never the less, at the end of the book Bridget thinks that going to Color Me Bea ...

(5 pages) 70 0 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

'confidence' and 'self-esteem'.

wer is four. The teacher rewards him with a sticker, assuring him of his wonderful job. The child's self-esteem is boosted by all the praise; it does not matter to him that his answer was incorrect. H ... e might be quite the opposite. This type of situation highlights the differences between the words "self-esteem" and "confidence": self-esteem is manufactured and disregards the outcomes, while confid ...

(4 pages) 126 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Adolescent Self-esteem

rity of thought and self-confidence needed to clearly state what is on their minds. A girl with low self-esteem and a poor sense of herself is going to be an insecure, unhappy teenager, which could li ... ech world. Today's daily bombardment of image-conscious marketing schemes can easily cause a girl's self-esteem to be lowered, if not taken for hostage.From Teenbeat to CosmoGirl!, teen beauty magazin ...

(4 pages) 143 1 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Anorexia and Bulimia

bulimia nervosa, but many factors play a role in the initial onset, such as personality traits, low self-esteem, and social and cultural influences. All of these factors are common in eating disorders ... er diary "I am in control; people are just jealous because I have will power".Another factor is low self-esteem. One anorexic said of her low self-esteem, "My goal in life was to please; like a chamel ...

(4 pages) 43 1 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

An analysis of Alice Walker's poem "Be Nobody's Darling", and how she uses literary devices to enhance the overall meaning

of the poem.To fully be able to break from society's values, there must be an individual pride and self-esteem that is assertive in its independence, Walker delivers this assertive tone throughout he ... ," (13) shunning the masses, and not taking note of its views. Once again, Walker displays that the self-esteem and pride in the individual can combat the malicious stares of the public. The drive to ...

(3 pages) 43 0 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This is a book report of the book "A dream of stars" written by Brian Caswell.

rs", there is often recurring themes. One of the things that Brian Caswell uses in these stories is self-esteem. Brian Caswell repeats this in most of the stories in "a Dream of Stars".In the story "F ...

(3 pages) 27 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

. If you became one of Maslow's self-actualizers, reaching your full human potential, how would you describe yourself at that point?

ily, friendships and other mutually caring relationships. Once these are relatively secure, we seek self-esteem by obtaining goals which foster recognition and self-respect. The ultimate need or motiv ...

(2 pages) 25 0 4.6 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Addressing the issue of self Esteem.

reversing the thoughts that lower our self esteem. The article includes ten ways too heighten your self-esteemFirstly do not compare yourself to other people. By doing so you may look at yourself in ...

(2 pages) 82 2 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health


(1 pages) 14 0 4.3 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


he “thin” idea, can lead many young girls in triggering eating disorders, depression, low self-esteem, stress, and suicide.The author offers some helpful tips for people how to view their bo ...

(2 pages) 18 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Anorexia In The Media

ic support. So if advertising is only concerned with selling products, why is it blamed for the low self-esteem and body image and thus the bullimia and anorexia seen in today's young men and women.Th ... often find myself comparing myself to the waif-like models on television and everytime I do this my self-esteem lowers dramaticaly. Five years ago, the average model weighed twenty three per cent less ...

(4 pages) 48 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Am I Blue Growing up to be an adult is

s he must overcome his fear of uncertainty, his need to do what everyone else is doing, and his low self-esteem.Fear of the uncertain can be the worst because a human mind can come up with all kinds o ...

(6 pages) 1246 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


affecting their thoughts. One of the biggest concerns for adolescents is about establishing a high self-esteem.For adolescents, self-esteem is of very great importance and provides a psychological ad ... o those not lacking it. According to the attachment theory in the Journal of Youth and Adolescence, self-esteem is affected since toddler hood. For instance, a child that is given sufficient attention ...

(5 pages) 66 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


personalities that are authoritarian, and often want to show dominance. They never suffer from low self-esteem. Infact, from bullying, they boost their self-esteem and confidence. Bullies don't have ...

(6 pages) 108 1 3.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Argumentative essay on the sociometer theory, based on the article titled Making Sense of Self-Esteem Mark R. Leary1

The psychological definition of self-esteem is a self-reflection of one's total evaluation or assessment of his or her own value. Th ... uation or assessment of his or her own value. The first question to be posed is what is the role of self-esteem in the social realm of humans and why are so many human behaviours devoted to maintain i ... tain it? In Mark R Leary's article, he states that while "social engineers have suggested that high self-esteem is a remedy for many psychological and social problems," there is no solid conclusion as ...

(5 pages) 1718 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors


r nose was broken while she was playing some kind of sports.Does friends in school affect on teens' self-esteem and push them to make cosmetic surgeries?Maggie's mom says:" I'm totally fine with it" a ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies