We hear a lot about the importance of self-esteem. Self-esteem can influence our happiness and success. But for some people, self-esteem can be a fragile thing. It might be swayed by everything from the people in our lives to our own inner voice. This quiz can give you insight into the things that might affect your own self-esteem — so you can learn how to build and protect it. Back to Articles Related Articles How Can I Improve My Self-Esteem? We all have problems with self-esteem at certain times in our lives. Here are some tips that might help. Read More Rejection: How Well Do You Cope? (Quiz) Everyone gets rejected at some point. Get some insight into your coping skills by taking this quiz for teens. Read More Emotional Intelligence Just as IQ is a way of being academically smart, emotional intelligence (EQ) is a way of being people-smart. But unlike IQ, we can work on improving our EQ. Here are some tips. Read More Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor. © 1995-2021 KidsHealth®. All rights reserved. Images provided by The Nemours Foundation, iStock, Getty Images, Veer, Shutterstock, and Clipart.com.