This is a really hard one @sunflowermom @taokat @Schooner and an area I'm really interested in. From what I've looked into the research suggests that modelling a healthy relationship with ourselves (self-love, self-compassion, self-worth, self-acceptance) is one of the most powerful ways to encourage a healthy sense of self-worth in our children. This can be a struggle for many of us though, because its so much easier to shower others with love, compassion, worth and acceptance, and as parents people tend to put themselves at the bottom of the priority list!
I also think teaching people about failure and how you can't actually reach success without it is really important - so emphasising the journey to reach a goal is paved with setbacks, mistakes and "failures" but this how we learn - What's that quote, fall down seven times, get up eight?
The next thing that we're battling against I guess is our culture and media that keep telling us all we're not good enough (mostly to try and sell us some quick fix solution). Unfortunately I'm not sure how we solve this one yet, maybe its having the awareness of that what's happening and then developing our self-worth so we don't get stuck in that trap of feeling "i'm not good enough".
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