Different people evaluate self-esteem in different ways. Our assessments of how we feel depend on a complex mixture of:
Psychologists have tried to find a way of measuring self-esteem on a standard scale so that they can evaluate and compare different people’s attitudes towards themselves. The Rosenberg scale (developed by Morris Rosenberg in 1965) is often used to do this.
To work out your score on this scale, add up the number of times you agree with a positive statement below (shown in orange) and the number of times you disagree with a negative statement (shown in green)