If I could wave a magic wand and cure everyone of one thing, it would be feelings of low self-esteem. Low self-esteem is a contributing factor, if not the root problem, in most psychological disorders as well as in general feelings of dissatisfaction. It wrecks relationships, it hinders growth and it can be the number one stumbling block on the path to success, but are there signs of low self-esteem?
Possibly one of the most well known psychological problems is the “inferiority complex,” which popularized by Alred Adler.
There are many reasons why people perceive themselves as inferior to those around them, but the core issues involved are those of self worth and significance.
Many times, low self-esteem is the result of being put down by others or the experience of not measuring up in some way to those around them.
Signs of low self-esteem most commonly exhibit themselves in one of two ways: