there is several categories and definition to see
1. Self Concept
1.1 The Existential Self: or self awareness.
1.2 The Categorical Self : see as what others see oneself. self-reflect.
2. Self Image
2.1 Physical Description
2.2 Social Roles
2.3 Personal Traits; SWOT of yourself.
2.4 Existential Statements; short preview of your self.
3. Self Esteem and Self Worth
HIGH SELF ESTEEM i.e. we have a positive view of ourselves. This tends to lead to
Confidence in our own abilities
Not worrying about what others think
LOW SELF ESTEEM i.e. we have a negative view of ourselves. This tends to lead to
Lack of confidence
Want to be/look like someone else
Always worrying what others might think
What can influence self esteem.
1) THE REACTION OF OTHERS.
2) COMPARISON WITH OTHERS.
3) SOCIAL ROLES.
4. Ideal Self (this is what the goal in your mind that set what the SELF you want to be)
you will live happily if your self image mostly ideal self or at least have some growth to be ideal self.
and in the same meaning; will get growing sadly if your ideal self more less likely on like your self image now.