Self-esteem is the core belief you have about yourself.
Healthy self-esteem helps you to act responsibly, cooperate well with others,
deal with difficulties, and have the confidence to try new things. The
foundation of self-esteem is established in childhood, although it is a
lifelong process of development.
Parents are the most significant
influences on a child's self-esteem. Parents promote a child's healthy
self-esteem by initiating a cycle of belonging, learning, and contributing. A
sense of belonging helps a child to participate in learning new things;
learning makes a child feel confident in making contributions; making
contributions helps secure a feeling of belonging.
Pro wrestler Chris Benoit
apparently was taking testosterone before his death, toxicology tests
Benoit, his wife, Nancy, and their
son, Daniel, were found dead in their home in Fayetteville, Ga., near Atlanta
in late June. The deaths are suspected to be a murder-suicide that began when
Benoit allegedly killed his wife and son and ended when Benoit hanged
Toxicology tests performed by the
Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) show that Chris Benoit had the