Self Esteem Assessment

Self-Esteem Assessment
    It is often very difficult for me to accurately describe myself in terms of self-esteem and social comparisons. I can describe, thanks in part to the assessments in our weekly reading, my self-esteem and my self-worth. I feel that it will still be difficult to make a social comparison of myself, but I will try!
    My self-esteem has always been relatively high. I was raised in a Christian home where family always came first. My family has always been supportive of me and my siblings in all our endeavors. We didn’t have much – compared to others – growing up, but we had better family ties than most. It may be because of my deep family ties that I have never really been down on myself: I have been taught to pick myself up, dust myself off, and keep working towards my goal. I know it may be tough, but if I want it bad enough, I can get it. My score of thirty seven on the Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale reinforces what I had already thought.
    I also scored slightly above three on the social comparison scale, indicating that I think slightly better of myself than the average. I feel that this also reinforces my self-esteem and helps me to push myself to constantly strive to better myself and my family.
    My strengths are right around the average, according to the self-assessment in our reading. I do not think I am physically attractive, well, I scored myself in the middle, and I do not concern myself with how physically attractive I am. I also care very little about the amount of musical talent I have.
    The bottom line is this: I have a very high self-esteem. No one is going to knock me down from that. I know very well what I am capable of, and what I am not. That is not to say that I am arrogant, because I am far from that. I am driven to do better, be smarter, and go farther. This probably comes from two things: my family roots, and the military. My family taught me that nothing is too good for me, and nothing is out of...