Self-worth affects absolutely everything in life.
When we have high self-worth, we believe in ourselves. We are confident and know we are capable of achieving whatever we want.
So when knockbacks come along, we see them as opportunities to learn and grow, and keep going.
Also, we invariably know exactly who we are, so we have healthy boundaries and live by our values. We don't need others to tell us how to be.
And we don't have time to compare ourselves to others as we are too busy improving ourselves, and enjoying what we have.
If we don't have good self-worth, however, we are more likely to avoid speaking up for what we want, and to seek validation from others.
We may also accept less, not believing we can ask for more. And end up not doing the things we really want to do, or going for what we really want.
Or when we do, when things go wrong we beat ourselves up - 'see, I told you you couldn't do it', 'I knew I would fail'.
And start thinking we are not good enough.
We can easily increase our self-worth by first getting to know who we are, and who we wish to become.