Self-Esteem & Self-Compassion 

Welcome to our self-esteem & self-compassion self-help page. Here you will find more information about self-esteem and self-compassion and tips for enhancing both

What is self-esteem?

Self-esteem describes your overall sense of worth; how much you value yourself and your abilities

Click the picture below for suggestions about how to increase self-esteem 

Low Self-Esteem: Talking About Mental Health

What is Self-Compassion?

What do others say about self-esteem and self-compassion?

Beth shares how low self-esteem crept up on her and how she managed to cope 


Irene has developed a large blog on self-esteem, with a vast array of articles worth exploring 


Sumitha recommends 6 personal commitments to tackle low self-esteem 

Useful Contacts

Anxiety UK

Overview: Support and information for people with anxiety disorders
Telephone: 08444 775 774

Be Mindful

Overview: Information regarding mindfulness and local courses available

Do-It Trust

Overview: Advertises volunteer opportunities which can be great for raising self-esteem


Overview: An online, supportive community for anyone with mental or emotional health problems


Overview: Information and exercises to help increase self-compassion

Mindful Self Compassion

Overview: Helps teach mindful self compassion and includes free meditations and advertisements for workshops and classes

Psych Central

Overview: 5 strategies to increase self compassion

NHS Choices – Raising low self-esteem


Have you checked out our Online Directory? There you will find a vast database of local organisations who offer support and advice across a variety of areas

References (2016). Self-esteem | Mind, the mental health charity - help for mental health problems. [online] Available at: [Accessed 10 Oct. 2016]

YouTube. (2016). Low self-esteem | Talking about mental health - Episode 3. [online] Available at: [Accessed 10 Oct. 2016]

YouTube. (2016). Kristin Neff: The Three Components of Self-Compassion. [online] Available at: [Accessed 10 Oct. 2016]

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