Unhealthy Self-Esteem Unhealthy or low self-esteem can lead to feeling unworthy, insecure, less than, not good enough, inadequate, incompetent. Individuals with low self-esteem often strive for perfection and are fearful of making mistakes or disappointing others. Individuals with unhealthy esteem worry excessively about how they are viewed by others, being judged by others and upsetting others.Unhealthy self-esteem leads to physical and mental health issues and can impact personal and professional relationships. The main influence on your self-esteem is your relationship with self. Your inner voice or self-talk influences how you see yourself and will determine your self-worth. Neglecting your needs, not making yourself a priority, lack of self-care will contribute to unhealthy self-esteem.How often do you second guess yourself?What is your self-talk like?Are you frequently cruel and critical towards yourself?Do you stive to for perfection trying to compensate for never feeling good enough?How often are you measuring your worth by your accomplishments, your income, how many friends you have, numbers on a scale, your age, the things you own?Does your happiness depend on others’ opinions of you?You can change your relationship with self. You cannot sustain health and recovery if you do not have your own support. Your self-esteem is the foundation of your health. Learning to love, accept and trust yourself is needed to live a satisfying and fulfilling life.Reach out today and discover how Esteem Therapy can help you heal your relationship with self.