Lisa respond to questions from around the world about protecting family mental health under Covid-19.

How Do I Build My Kid’s Confidence and Self-Esteem?

Where do confidence and self-esteem come from? What contributes to kids’ highs and lows and how can parents help kids build a sturdy sense of self-esteem? Dr. Lisa describes the age at which self-esteem tends to drop off and the impact of gender. Reena asks how culture and race can affect self-esteem and confidence. Dr. Lisa explains what psychologists mean when they talk about “unconditional positive regard.”