Veering Away from Low Self-Confidence

Those with low self-esteem often engage in self-destructive, self-sabotaging behavior that he or she may not even be aware of. In this article, we attempt to dissociate self-sabotaging from having low self-esteem, and in so doing, hope to make that ...

Feb 1

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Self-Esteem


The Most Irrational Self-Enhancing Bias of All: Belief In Our Moral ...

Most of us believe that we are more intelligent, harder-working and better at anything in particular, than average. When it comes to certain moral qualities, our personal sense of superiority is so inflated, research suggests. Even jailed criminals ...

Nov 30

Categories: Other, Self-Confidence, Self-Esteem


Facing Rejection Like a Champ

Everyone will face rejection in their lives. No matter what the issue is about, we often feel like we had made a mistake to cause the rejection, and that we are to blame. However, viewing rejection in a different light can make it a positive event.

Aug 7

Categories: Self-Care / Self Compassion, Self-Esteem


Why Meticulously Made Decisions Motivate Us to Persist

Decision effort signals worth, raises confidence, increases chances of success.

Jul 25

Categories: Self-Esteem


Six Ways to Boost Your Self-Esteem

Good self-esteem helps us tide through challenges in life, and allows us to enjoy life on good days. If you are feeling less confident than usual, here are a few ways to boost your self-esteem.

Jul 17

Categories: Self-Confidence, Self-Esteem


How Self-Compassion Can Help You Heal Your Inner Critic

Guest writer Dr. Mari Kovanen explains how you can use self-compassion to change your negative self-talk, heal your inner critic, and ultimately create a pathway to a healthier self-image and stronger relationships.

Jun 8

Categories: Self-Care / Self Compassion, Self-Confidence, Self-Esteem, Self-Love, ...


Why do people lie?

While everybody lies, few are actually aware of why they do it and how destructive it can be. The answer to the question "Why do people lie?" essentially depends on the motivations of the liar.

May 24

Categories: Infidelity, Self-Esteem, Trust Issues


What Do You See in People?

We interact with more people than we think every day. However, how many times do we actually pause and take a good look at the people we are interacting with?

Apr 11

Categories: Mental Health in Asia, Self-Esteem


How to Improve Your Self-Worth

Self-worth is a measure of how much we value ourselves as people. This does not depend on others’ opinions of us; only we can determine our self-worth. However, many of us are highly critical of ourselves. It is important to treat ourselves with ...

Mar 28

Categories: Self-Esteem, Self-Love


Touch May Alleviate Existential Fears for People With Low Self-Esteem

As human beings, we all know that we are going to die some day. Most of us deal with this knowledge by trying to live meaningful lives, but people with low self-esteem tend not to see their lives as particularly meaningful. Now, research suggests ...

Dec 6

Categories: Adult psychological development, Self-Esteem


This Is What Self-Acceptance Can Do For Your Mind

Practising self-acceptance is one of the best ways to deal with failure, recent research finds.

Jun 22

Categories: Self-Care / Self Compassion, Self-Esteem


Body Dysmorphic Disorder symptoms improve, relapse preventable with ...

People with Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) fare better and are less likely to relapse when treated with medication on a long-term basis, according to researchers.

Apr 12

Categories: Other, Self-Criticism, Self-Esteem


How Being Heavier Drives Down Self-Esteem

For heavier individuals, the anticipation of rejection drives down self-esteem and ratchets up stress, say psychologists.

Mar 28

Categories: Self-Confidence, Self-Esteem


Would you really be happier if you were better looking?

As shallow as it may be, most of us probably have the sneaking suspicion that we would be happier if we had more attractive facial features and a lither, more athletic body. We fork out cash on cosmetics, gym memberships and plastic surgery thanks ...

Feb 20

Categories: Self-Confidence, Self-Doubt, Self-Esteem, Self-Love


4 Ways your self-image impacts on your performance

Self-image refers to the way in which you view yourself. The way in which you view yourself affects both your belief that you can do something, and your willingness to actually do it.

Jan 9

Categories: Self-Confidence, Self-Esteem, Workplace Issues