Low Self-Esteem and How it Connects to Mental Illness


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As a society, we suffer from low self-esteem. A lot. The entertainment media assaults us with beautiful faces and perfect bodies, making millions feel inadequate or even ashamed. We have school children who feel that anything less than straight A’s is failure. For people living with mental illness, the impact of low self-esteem is even worse. Listen to hear how.

Highlights from ‘Self-Esteem’ Episode

[3:30] Why do we feel bad about our bodies?

[7:00] Michelle used to be a photo retoucher. It’s all fake!

[9:30] We usually celebrate with food.

[14:30] Michelle’s Mom encouraged her to play sports to help her mental health.

[18:00] Physical health is important when it comes to mental health.

[22:00] Is hating yourself a mental health issue?

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