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Published July 30, 2010, 08:30 AM

Family, friends are key to building self-esteem

What is self-esteem, and why is it so important? Self-esteem is an overall judgment we make about our own ability to cope with life, the worth of our actions and how acceptable these actions are to ourselves and others. We base these judgments on standards learned from our families, our culture and our religious training.

By: By Val Farmer, INFORUM

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