We are facing our shadows as we grow older. This is a space where we don’t feel ashamed of our shortcomings, but we face them head-on because we are brave people. The best books to overcome low self-esteem may be the best place to continue with overcoming low self-esteem.

As we have covered what low self-esteem feels like here, we are adding more tools to aid us out of self-limiting beliefs. Consider this a moment where you took a stand, and shine a light on darkness. And that’s because you are bigger than your challenges. We are a generation that finds no delight in being guided by our fears.

You’re A BadAss By Jen Sincero

We can’t talk about developing empowering beliefs and leave this author out of it. Jen Sincero finally gets sick of her own limiting beliefs. She works her way up to being one of the most successful authors. You will find affirmations, ideas on how to boost your confidence. You can purchase a copy here.

Women Who Love Too Much By Robin Norwood

Reading this book may feel like therapy. It takes a lot of time to process the concepts being dealt with. Robin Norwood aims to show us how we establish low self-esteem, specifically from our homes. We assume certain positions in life, that are detrimental to our well-being based on our upbringing. This is helpful in guiding you back to where you started to doubt yourself. You can begin to find the necessary healing following her steps. You can purchase the book on Amazon.

From Seeking To Radiating Love By Elelwani Anita Ravhuhali

After repeatedly returning into the arms of a man who held her in low regard and frequently locating herself in the company of emotionally withdrawn men, the author ventures on a journey of self-discovery. It is during these moments, that the author unveils her battle with low self-esteem.

Subjected to endless silent treatments, utter indifference, impoliteness, emotional abuse, the author travels back to her childhood to discover the moments that oriented her to remain in the company of those who subject her to mistreatment. But not without a little vindication. You can purchase the book on Amazon.

The Giver Of Stars By Jojo Moyes

This book sees a young woman married, feeling stuck in a different country. Alice meets Margery, a woman who has discovered herself and is well known to be strong. The reason I chose this book is that it presents a community. You can still find healing just by being surrounded by loving individuals who are complete strangers. You don’t have to feel ashamed to raise your struggles, the world is full of people who are kind.

Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents: How to Heal from Distant, Rejecting, or Self-Involved Parents By Lindsay C. Gibson

The author focuses on who we become when we are raised in households with emotionally immature parents. It’s an eye-opener, and perhaps a guide in understanding how your behavior may have been impacted by the caregivers so you can have a starting point. We don’t look at our past to blame, but to correct. Get a copy from Amazon.

The Four Agreements By Don Miguel Ruiz

This book is my favorite. We build low self-esteem based on observing behaviors from others and blame ourselves. Often we wonder if there’s anything wrong with us. But reading the four agreements teaches us to understand that other people’s behavior, is a reflection of themselves. Grab a copy on Amazon.

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