Having a sense of self worth is very important. Self worth affects your self-image and if you look down on yourself then you will project an image that does not deserve respect. Self worth affects and defines your level of confidence, which means that if you have a high regard for yourself then you will have more self confidence. As you know, confidence in yourself will help you achieve more things on your own—even those things that you normally are not capable of doing. Aside from this, self worth also dictates your happiness. A person who is content and satisfied with how his or her life is will be the happiest person in the world and it does not matter what other people think or say. When you have high self worth, you would not really care about what other people have to say about you, because you are pretty sure about who you are as a person and what you can do. Determining Whether or Not You have a High Level of Self Worth Some people go through their lives without really realizing that they have very low regard for themselves. Many people are too preoccupied with their everyday struggles that they fail to focus on the most important things, and that is, how to overcome their own challenges and difficulties. Do you value yourself? Do you have enough respect for yourself? Here are some questions that you can ask, to be able to help determine your answer to the question: “How much do I really value myself?” Do you understand what self worth means? As simple it sounds, not knowing how to define self worth would mean you have not even considered it in your life. What is self worth to you and how important is it to you that you value yourself or not? Your answer to this question will have a significant impact in your life. What is your true worth? How much do you weigh on others and on your own standing? Do you think that other people will put a high value on you? Those who have high self worth will have fun answering this question because they can be proud about themselves. Someone who has no or very little self worth will struggle in coming up with a definite answer. Increasing Your Own Self-Worth If you are wondering why your life is going nowhere, then why not stop for a while so you could take a good look at everything that you have right now. Many people do not even know that the problem lies within them. They blame circumstance; they blame chance and worst, they blame other people for the things that they are unable to accomplish. When you are looking for the answer to a problem, start from within. That way you will find out the root cause of the problem. Your life is precious, and you are precious. But if you do not realize this already, then you’ve got a problem right there. Allow yourself to shine because you deserve the spotlight.