Beyond the Myth of Self-Esteem: Finding Fulfilment
John Smith with Coral Chamberlain
‘John Smith exposes this pervasive Western myth for what it is – captivating but vacuous – while mapping a route to freedom. Important reading for parent, politician, educator and citizen alike.’
Sheridan Voysey, author and broadcaster
Enticing yet potentially damaging ‘myths’ about self-esteem have become so deeply entrenched in pop culture that many accept them as truth. They have infiltrated parenting, teaching, the media, celebrity culture, advertising and even religion.
Drawing on a wide range of resources and insights from his extraordinary experiences, John Smith uncovers common myths about self-esteem and explores their effects on indi