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    Strategies for Self-Enhancement

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    This solution outlines and describes the various strategies that individuals use to enhance their self-concept and self-esteem.

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    Individuals are motivated to see themselves in a positive light because it makes them feel good about themselves. Self-esteem is based on how good or successful we think we are at certain tasks, and an individual's self-concept is a collection of beliefs about who they are, what they believe in, and what skills or abilities they possess. Typically, being confronted with negative information regarding one's self is unpleasant and harmful to self-esteem and self-concept.

    Therefore, the self may employ various strategies in response to negative information in order to maintain a positive self-concept and high ...

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    This solution outlines and describes the various strategies that individuals use to enhance their self-concept and self-esteem.

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