Creative But Insecure - The Creative Mind | Personal Growth & Change | Scoop.it

Many highly talented and creative people talk about being self-critical and having poor self-esteem.

 

Another example: Nobel Prize laureate poet and writer Czeslaw Milosz confessed: “From early on writing for me has been a way to overcome my real or imagined worthlessness.”

 

So how do we counteract unhealthy self esteem?

A start is to honestly recognize your abilities and accomplishments, without qualifying or deflating them, as in “Oh, anyone could do that.” .... Here are several programs that can also help.