Self-worth issues are something that all of us suffer from in varying degrees and areas of our life.

In the dictionary it is defined as “the sense of one’s own value or worth as a person; self-esteem; self-respect”.

I define it as “how you value yourself, what you think you are worth”.

I first want to start by saying that self-worth is just that. SELF worth; it is not anyone else’s worth – it is your own SELF worth.

It is something that is within you and therefore only you have the power to change it and ultimately improve your SELF worth.

I have found that in the past I would look for outside influences or people to improve my SELF worth, which will only have a short term Band-Aid effect as it is within me that I need to look for self-validation not outside me!

Another important thing I have found is that it is important to release the pressure of trying to please others and worry about what they think about you and if they like you! If we think about this logically – it is crazy!

We do not have the ability to control anyone else around us, what we can control us our self and our thoughts about whom and what we are.

Really it is just our perception of someone else’ view of us not the reality of what is actually going on in their own head – who knows that person, may actually be struggling with something else that is not even related to you! So stay out of their issues and step into yours, by doing this you can start to make a difference in your life.

Low self-worth is a huge problem in our society today! We all present ourselves with different stories or issues but most often the underlying feeling is self-worth!

Most importantly a Mother’s self-worth will have a huge impact on her child’s self-worth.

By improving your self-worth it will improve your child’s self-worth as well and this can be done simply through role modelling.

What a great catalyst to step up and make the change!

I challenge you to stop looking for outside fixes for your own SELF worth and start looking within. It will take a lot f practice and courage as some of these are lifelong habits and thoughts. It is such an empowering thing to do and will have huge benefits in all areas of your life… Start no, stop the stories and step into your own SELF worth and power!

For more information on self-worth or anything kinesiology, visit my webpage at www.debbierossi.com.au.
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  • It’s immeasurable. I cannot be replaced, because no one else is me.


  • I don’t think I’m worth much, I’m easily replaced. My kids would probably argue that, but they’re just kids, they don’t know it all


  • The last quote is spot on.


  • Thanks again for sharing this article; have been sharing with friends and it has been well received.


  • Very true and important to keep focused on.


  • great read


  • good read thank you for the article


  • Something we have to constantly keep in mind


  • I think it grows with experience in life and age.


  • This is something that I’ve really struggled with this year. It’s slowly improving I think.


  • I agree with many of the MoMs here. Age redefines your self worth & outlook on life.


  • My self worth has grown with age. I worry less about what others think of me and more about making myself a better person for my family.


  • A good read.
    Thanks for the tips.


  • I love my children and they pick up so much of what we say and do. We say no a lot but we also tell them when they do something good and that we love them all the time. Mum tries not to say I feel fat etc so weight and looks are not major issues for them or us.


  • My self worth has grown a lot since having my children


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