by May Bleeker 26 Feb 09. Updated 3 Apr 2015.
Try some of these free self esteem activities to develop the key characteristics of high self esteem. Each activity deals with a specific area that is important for building self worth.
I illustrate some of these with my own examples and where possible I've provided pictures of the finished result. You will find them listed below.
Some of these activities require worksheets (provided) and some basic art materials like pens and paper. Others just need you and a bit of motivation!
Most of these self esteem exercises can be done with things you already have in your home.
If you liked these, why not attempt them with a friend so you can share your findings?
Explaining something to someone else sometimes helps you get a clearer understanding yourself!
I'd be pleased to have your feedback on how these self esteem activities and worksheets work for you.
When you need some words to keep you steady or uplift you try these self esteem quotes.
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