Determine Your Self Esteem Level with the Rosenberg Self Esteem Scale

The Rosenberg self esteem scale was developed by Dr Morris Rosenberg and is a widely used self esteem measure in social science research.

The scale is a ten item scale with items answered on a point scale. Its point scale ranges from strongly agree to strongly disagree, like those customer service surveys you have to do sometimes.

This scale is a helpful tool because it can give you a numerical indication of your self esteem health. The clearer you are about your self esteem, the better you care learn to take care of yourself.

Don' take these of precise measure mentors, but use it as a guide. Learn what you need to work on and maybe dive deeper in why you feel the way you do.

  • On the whole I am satisfied with myself.
  • At times I think that I am no good at all.
  • I feel that I have a number of good qualities.
  • I am able to do things as well as most other people.
  • I feel I do not have much to be proud of.
  • I certainly feel useless at times.
  • I feel that I am person of worth, at least the equal of others.
  • I wish I could have more respect for myself.
  • All in all, I am inclined to feel that I am a failure.
  • I take a positive attitude toward myself.

This is what it looks like:

Fun fact: The original sample for which the scale was developed consisted of 5,024 high school juniors and seniors from 10 randomly selected schools in New York State.

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