confidence in one’s own worth or abilities; self-respect.

Know Your Worth: Maintaining emotional health through your career.
Presented by Cora Bilsker

Under capitalism it can be tempting to locate our self-worth in what we’re paid, especially when it relates to the sex industry, but the truth is our self-esteem can’t be purchased. Tending to our emotional health and creating a secure foundation within ourselves can increase our resilience to rejection, manipulation and depression.