What Is Self-Esteem and How Can Your Child Develop It?

In his 1969 book The Psychology of Self-Esteem, Nathaniel Branden defined self-esteem as “…the experience of being competent to cope with the basic challenges of life and being worthy of happiness.” According to Branden, self-esteem is the sum of self-confidence (a feeling of personal capacity) and self-respect (a feeling of personal worth). It exists as […]