What Do I Think about Myself?
Check one column for each of the following statements: Most of the Time
Sometimes Almost Never 1. I keep trying. 2. I am important to family and friends. 3. I like what I do. 4. I get along well with others. 5. I help others to be their best. 6. I take responsibility for my actions. 7. I am important. 8. I know what I do best. 9. I believe in myself. 10. People listen to me. 11. I listen to others. 12. I use positive self-talk. 13. The future looks bright. 14. I plan for the future. 15. I am a good friend. 16. I accept compliments with a “thank you.” 17. I can give sincere compliments to others. 18. I enjoy getting up in the morning. 19. Other people care about me. 20. I do my best. 21. I am a unique person. 22. I express myself to others. 23. I deserve the best. 24. I can forgive myself. 25. I am an attractive person.
Give yourself: 3 points for every check in the Most of the Time column 2 points for every check in the Sometimes column 1 point for every check in the Almost Never column Scores: 60-75 Keep it up! 47-60 You’re on the right track toward positive self-esteem. 25-46 You might want to talk to someone you trust, about ways to improve your self-esteem. _________________ Adapted, by permission, from Planned Parenthood Federation of Canada. Beyond the Basics: A Sourcebook on Sexu al and Reproductive Health Education.