Low self-esteem is highly correlated to depression. It also causes people to tolerate abusive relationships and situations, or fall short of their potential by being afraid to take risks or express their opinions and emotions. It can lead to a vicious cycle of failure.
Low self-esteem often stems from childhood experiences that follow someone through their life. It can also result from unhappy relationships and other traumatic episodes.
Whatever the cause, taking steps to improve your self-esteem is critical. It has been shown to lead to positive impact on your relationships, career, finances, health, and other aspects of life.
Take this short 5-minute test to see if you are suffering from low Self-Esteem, and learn what actions you can take to improve your self-esteem.