1. The behaviour of expressing a positive attitude towards to yourself. 2. Psychotherapy. A positive statement about ourselves that we repeat each day. 3. See compensatory self-enhancement. 4. In performance and competitive situations we believe we can win by being positive and focussing on goals.
What is SELF-AFFIRMATION?
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SELF-AFFIRMATION: "Joe used self-affirmation everyday to overcome his alcoholism."
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