Self Appreciation

Self-esteem vs self-appreciation

Posted by Denise Welsh on October 12, 2015  /   Posted in Self Appreciation, Self Esteem

Self-esteem is passé. And comparison is dumb.

Self-esteem, self-appreciation and comparing yourself to others

Brilliant illo by Sachi Swick ~

I know I’m supposed to be talking – and writing – about self-appreciation rather than self-esteem. Well, Albert Ellis the American psychologist who developed Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy is quoted (as an early voice, now among many) saying: “Self-esteem is the greatest sickness known to man or woman because it’s conditional”.

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