We are born with the seed of self-esteem already planted within us. It’s dormant at birth, but it will be awakened as the child discovers the world. Self-esteem begins to grow in the soil of experience, watered with feedback at every turn.
Every single day in the Arkansas River Valley, people are faced with sexual assault and domestic violence. It’s not just scenes you see on television. And it’s not just happening in some faraway locale. It’s reality, and it’s here and now.