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 Millennials Are Obsessed With Self-Improvement

Millennials may be perceived as narcissistic, lazy, entitled and fragile, but we're more determined for self-improvement than the generations calling us such names.

May 31

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


To find the right person, BE the right person

It is difficult - if not impossible - to find true love and true friendship until we love ourselves and are a friend to ourselves first. Here are five ways to cultivate a relationship with yourself today.

May 22

Categories: Happiness, Self-Care / Self Compassion, Self-Confidence, Self-Love


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


Weight-loss psychology: how your brain is preventing you from losing ...

Despite the fact that 77% of Americans are trying to lose weight, nearly 70% of all Americans are obese or overweight. Given the inability of the majority of us to manage our weight, are we all just weak-willed slackers? Or are other factors ...

Nov 22

Categories: Eating Disorders, Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Self-Love


Shock and Loss for the Losing Side: How to Heal

From the moment Donald Trump was declared the president-elect, many on the losing side—about half the nation—have been stunned. Gone is the future they expected. Disappeared the America they believed in, the country that represented their values ...

Nov 12

Categories: Grief, Loss, Bereavement, Self help groups, Self-Love


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


Personal Excellence: Building a Castle or Hauling Rocks?

“We are building a castle and it’s going to be magnificent .”

Feb 18

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


Reacting to Personal Setbacks: Do You Bounce Back or Give Up?

Rutgers researchers find the ability to persist may depend on how the news is delivered.

Sep 6

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


Self-deceived individuals deceive others better

Over confident people can fool others into believing they are more talented than they actually are, a study has found.

Aug 28

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


Influenced by Self-Interest, Humans Less Concerned About Inequity To ...

Strongly influenced by their self-interest, humans do not protest being overcompensated, even when there are no consequences, researchers in Georgia State University's Brains and Behavior Program have found.

Aug 25

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


4 Easy Habits to make yourself Happier in Life

Happiness is more than just a feeling; it is something we can all practise on a daily basis. But people are better at some 'happy habits' than others. In fact, the one habit that corresponds most closely with us being satisfied with our lives ...

Mar 10

Categories: Happiness, Self-Love


'Selfie' Addiction Brings Negative Impact

BANGKOK - The popular 'selfie', a popular trend among many is now linked to mental and low self-esteem disorders. Popular among the youngsters it is said to cause addiction and negative impact on them. The Thai Mental Health Department has warned ...

Feb 13

Categories: Self-Love


You are less beautiful than you think

In April 15, 2013, Dove launched a 3-minute video entitled “Dove Real Beauty Sketches.” The video achieved instant popularity and has been watched millions of times — a successful viral campaign which has been widely talked about. In the ...

May 23

Categories: Self-Confidence, Self-Love