Developing a Healthy Self-Image

Within our lives, we often use labels, occupations, or roles to conveniently communicate aspects of our identity. Think of all the labels in your life: these can be positive like “hard worker” or “soccer mom,” but they can also be negative such as “unlovable” or “not good enough.” In Acceptance and Commitment Therapy we call these ideas or self-descriptions we have our, “conceptualized self.