Growing as a person in today’s culture can sometimes be a difficult task if an individual doesn’t act how society expects them to. Classroom misfortunes, conflicts with peers, and failures in love can make college a breeding ground for self-esteem issues. Many college students even all students find the pressures of making new friends and struggling for acceptance while handling a more advanced workload to be overwhelming and ego-shattering. Low self-esteem is a common side effect of these new challenges. Low self-esteem is often a closed subject matter college students believe only little kids or teenagers go through. However, our society is probably filled with young adults or even children who battle low self-esteem issues in their everyday living.
A student’s self-esteem has a significant impact on almost everything he does—on the way he engages in activities, deals with challenges, and interacts with others. Self-esteem also can have a marked effect on academic performance. Lacking of self-confidence can lessen a student’s desire to learn, his ability to focus, and his willingness to take risks. Positive self-confidence, on the other hand, is one of the building blocks of school success; it provides a firm foundation of learning.
All the students who express their lack of faith in themselves in some form or other in that they think they are not clever or good enough, that they have no potential and that they are out of place. Students may think less of themselves if they’re not a part of numerous student organizations or if they’re not the best looking. These negative emotions or delusions, exaggerates one’s limitations in capacity, quality and potential for growth. Individuals should know these are immaterial factors and shouldn’t play a role in how people view themselves.
It’s important for students to remember every individual is different and shouldn’t let pressure from others or society dictate what “normal” is or should be. Overcoming low...