I Think Low Self Esteem Causes Anxiety and Depression

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    The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein.

    I heard it was about a tree and a boy. The tree was generous. Very generous, in fact, it may have been too generous. Perhaps a better word for the tree would be altruistic? Being altruistic is giving too much of yourself to someone else and not leaving...
    torr62 torr62
    16-17, F
    Dec 18, 2014

    It's All Making Sense

    I definitely think that my feelings of depression and anxiety have very much been cause by my low self-esteem. I always doubt myself and this causes me to be nervous/anxious and then I become depressed that I can't be "normal" like everyone else. and the cycle continues...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 14, 2012

    It Is What I Call The Blame Game

    I wrote on antidepressants site but what happens is your made to feel like every thing that goes wrong is your fault be it because you did something and the weather changed so in farming it could be mowing grass but it suddenly rained oh dear farther playes hell but he ended...
    David988 David988
    41-45, M
    Nov 12, 2010

    http://www.experienceproject.

    com/stories/Am-Lonely/5249647 Please read this
    torr62 torr62
    16-17, F
    Dec 14, 2014

    It All Linked Together..

    your self esteem builds your confidence, high confidence reduces anxiety. depression is a long term effect of very low self esteem.. I know this because I've been there.. way down and helpless.. Its hard to build your confidence from way down there.. That's what my doctor said...
    amejad amejad
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Feb 20, 2010

    Low Self Esteem

    Low self esteem,Not good,Causes anxiety,Depression too,Wouldn't it be great,If we could rid the world of these?
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket
    46-50, M
    Feb 3, 2012

    There are times like these

    where I'm just waiting for the storm to pass and I don't feel like trying. I don't want to do anything but cry. This emptiness in my heart is getting bigger and travels to my throat from holding in my screams for so long. I could go on and on about why I'm feeling this way...
    torr62 torr62
    16-17, F
    Feb 10, 2015

    I Completely Believe It.

    Hello out there, I have never joined a discussion group before. This is my first time. Anyways, I developed anxiety about 2 months ago and since it has been debilitating for me I have been on the interenet constantly. When I look for and find new information it makes me feel a...
    jspangler jspangler
    36-40
    3 Responses Jul 13, 2008

    I don't know where to start this off,

    but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to change that, but nothing I do is good enough. I'm slowly starting to rethink all of this. I'm starting lose hope. I'm not seeing a...
    torr62 torr62
    16-17, F
    Dec 14, 2014

    Ithink Low Self Esteem Causes Anxiety And Depression

    I have suffered from low selfesteem since i was a kid it is hard when you are young and feel bad about yourself,i took in all the negitive messages from my dad, anxiety was always present for i did not know what to expect next, so natually you feel depressed. i thinkit all ties...
    mycuzinvinni mycuzinvinni
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Jun 27, 2011

    Help? I dunno what's up?

    Dunno what to look for in anxiety and depression advise?
    thatslagsarah thatslagsarah
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 12, 2014

    And Anxiety Can Cause Low Self Esteem!

    I would certainly agree to some extent that self-esteem can contribute to Anxiety and Depression, but i believe it is the other way around. When one suffers from anxiety on all levels and depression in all forms they simply are scared and filled with self doubt and thus spend no...
    FAFK FAFK
    36-40, M
    Aug 19, 2009

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