You Can’t Earn High Self Esteem

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We often make the mistake of thinking that we need to acquire certain things to be respected by others. This is a damaging thought because one assumes that one is valued only for what they can get.

A worse thought, however, is the thought that we need to acquire certain things so that we can respect ourselves.

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Former Edu. Psychologist | Current Writer | Constant Learner | “By your stumbling the world is perfected.”

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Jason Henry

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Former Edu. Psychologist | Current Writer | Constant Learner | “By your stumbling the world is perfected.”

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