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Self-esteem comprises our whole personality

Heston Unlimited SelfIn Wikipedia I read that self-esteem encompasses beliefs, emotions and behavior, it comprises our whole personality.

Self-esteem doesn’t depend on external actions or experiences.  Contrarily, it is the manner of handling external actions.  How you act, how you think, how you feel, every move of your personality is an expression of your self-esteem.

I like the picture of having self-esteem in each cell of our body. It makes self-esteem corporal and mental at the same time. With all our cells we live and express self-esteem. Everybody should have a highly developed self-esteem.

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Esteem for history

Just because history lies deep in the past doesn’t mean it should be forgotten.  The history of our country and our heritage is a great example. 

One esteemful approach is respect toward our ancestors and their work.  One doesn’t have to look far to find great examples of thought and action.

Another esteemful approach is to learn of the mistakes of history in order to not repeat them.

Esteem toward history recognizes great heroic actions as well as the mistakes.

With esteem we don’t condemn history and our ancestors, but we appreciate and try to learn what we consider to be human and good.