Web and online resources
- Self Compassion.org provides information, exercises, and downloadable guided meditations to help you build self-compassion.
- Find a workbook on improving self-esteem at the Centre for Clinical Interventions.
- Information and affirmations for improving self-esteem on Get Self-Help.
Books, leaflets and handouts
- Mind on self-esteem leaflet.
- OTCT leaflet on improving self-esteem.
- Fennell, M. (2016). Overcoming low self-esteem. A self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniques. Robinson.
- Hooks, B. (2002). Rock my soul: Black people and self-esteem. Atria Books.
- Marsh, J (2016). How to Be You: Stop Trying to Be Someone Else and Start Living Your Life. Tarcher Perigree.
- Martinez, F (2015). What the **** is normal? Ebury.
Videos, films and talks
Brené Brown – The power of vulnerability.
Shane Koyczan - To this day for the bullied and beautiful.
J.K. Rowling - The fringe benefits of failure.
Audio downloads and podcasts
- The Mental Health Foundation talk about the impact of social media on self-esteem.
- The Mix blog about men and body image.
- Building self-esteem.
Support groups (face-to-face and online)
- The Redirect (Student Counselling Service) run regular self-esteem groups for students.
- Bristol Wellbeing Therapies run regular self-esteem groups and courses.
Other counselling services
There are a range of other counselling services who can help support you with improving self-esteem.