My Story on Low Self Confidence and Self Esteem

My Story on Low Self Confidence and Self Esteem

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Gbemi Shittu By GbemiShittu Updated Dec 02, 2011

Self confidence is an issue that is widely ignored by most people as it is either regarded as 'attention seeking' or 'humility'. But there's a big difference, trust me.

Low self confidence as well as esteem causes a lot of problem especially for teenagers as we are just developing. At this point we are naïve and don't know who to speak to, take it or leave it we are very fragile. Low self esteem and lack of confidence can lead to depression, self isolation, anorexia, and obesity sometimes, even fatally suicide.

The media plays an important role in how we portray how self. Their idea for white people's perfection is Giselle Bündchen . Skinny. Flawless skin. and flawless every thing. For black girls, its the curvy body big bum tight abs and big breast and unbelievably light skin the irony, 'black girls'. We aren't clones for crying out loud. No matter how hard you try, you will never look like Beyonce or Rihanna. You will never look like Emma Watson or Kiera Knightley. Want to know why...