It is the eighth track and second single from their third studio album Smash. The song was a worldwide hit, reaching number one in Iceland, Norway and Sweden. The song also appears as the third track on their Greatest Hits The music video for the song was directed by Darren Lavett who directed the previous video, " Come Out and Play " and was shot in August after the Offspring had just gone both gold and platinum with Smash. In the video, Dexter wears three different band T-shirts. Initially, he wears a Sex Pistols T-shirt. Later he dons a T-shirt of the Germs , and then a Vandals T-shirt when he briefly appears as a human skeleton. Its popularity on MTV helped launch the song to success on mainstream radio. According to Nielsen Music 's year-end report for , "Self Esteem" was the sixth most-played song of the decade on mainstream rock radio with , spins. All of the songs in the top 10 were from the s.
How to build your self-esteem
Nine signs of low self-esteem to keep an eye out for
We all know that self-esteem sometimes referred to as self-worth or self-respect can be an important part of success. Too little self-esteem can leave people feeling defeated or depressed. It can also lead people to make bad choices, fall into destructive relationships, or fail to live up to their full potential. A grandiose sense of self-importance, on the other hand, can be off-putting to others and can even damage personal relationships. It can also be a sign of narcissistic personality disorder , a mental health disorder characterized by an excessive need for admiration and lack of empathy toward other people. Self-esteem levels at the extreme high and low ends of the spectrum can be harmful, so ideally, it's best to strike a balance somewhere in the middle. A realistic yet positive view of yourself is generally considered the ideal.
What is self-esteem?
Back to Mental health and wellbeing. But when low self-esteem becomes a long-term problem, it can have a harmful effect on our mental health and our day-to-day lives. When we have healthy self-esteem, we tend to feel positive about ourselves and about life in general. It makes us better able to deal with life's ups and downs.
Forgive yourself for giving away your power. Forgive yourself for past behaviors. Forgive yourself for the survival patterns and traits you picked up while enduring trauma.