When the subject of self-image comes around, we instantly picture ourselves in a body-image debate. You know, the one discussing whether or not we love our bodies. Truth is, self-image goes beyond our physical appearance. So, where do you stand on the self-image scale? Take the GR8 quiz below to find out if your relationship with yourself is a healthy one, or if you’ve been unconsciously engaging in toxic behavior towards yourself.
Poor vs. Positive Self-Image
Signs of poor self-image are not often as clear as being discontent with our bodies. Sensitivity to criticism, insomnia, and headaches are all not-so-known signs that someone struggling with low self-esteem.
People with a healthy self-image are not necessarily egocentric maniacs. Those with positive self-image might still have doubts about themselves, they might still want to change their body. What sets them apart is their mindful effort to improve their inner self and to notice when they’re being a negative influence on themselves.
Benefits of Healthy Self-Image
Inviting intimacy, valuing honesty, accepting responsibility for the quality of life, and building up other people are all signs of a healthy self-image.
And remember, if you want to keep working on yourself, don’t forget to visit our self-image section for valuable information and non-biased advice.