Increase My Self-Esteem

Did I say this was a great book yet?

On a superficial reading, it would seem plausible that we need a lot of affirmation: if I can just deal with this oppressive guilt and increase my self-esteem, then I will be free to live and love. But this approach is hollow because it does not offer good news for the guilty and self-loathing person.

How People Change by Timothy S. Lane, Paul David Tripp