The Confidence Gap Shows the Differences between Men and Women

The confidence gap is an interesting concept. Closely linked to imposter syndrome, it is the disparity in confidence levels between men and women. A person in the same scenario, with the same experiences, might feel very differently about their chance of success dependant on their gender. So why does the confidence gap exist, and what can we do about it? Is the confidence…

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10 Steps to a Positive Self-Image That You Should Follow

If you want to set yourself up for success, a positive self-image is step number one. What is self-image? Self-image is the ideas and beliefs you have about your appearance, personality, and abilities. This belief can shape the way we approach tasks and the level of risk we can take. Positive self-image helps us to navigate more uncertain situations and achieve more favorable…

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8 Ways Girls with Low Self-Esteem Struggle Later in Life

We all struggle in life, but girls with low self-esteem endure these struggles much differently than boys. We endure pressure every single day of our lives, let's face it. Although we might not recognize it, we’re always expected to do something, be something, or prove something. These struggles just file right in line with all the other struggles we endure just to keep…

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How the Cult of Fake Beauty Is Ruining Your Self-Esteem

The beauty industry is worth billions of dollars just in the US. But do today’s beauty trends really help women become more attractive or do they ruin their self-esteem and perception of themselves? Do they help us uncover our authentic inner beauty or force us into striving for its fake superficial version? Today’s society thrives on the cult of fakeness – fake beauty,…

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Mind-Body Connection & 4 Mental Disorders That Demonstrate It

Fortunately, gone are the days when the mind-body connection was considered some sort of spiritual mumbo-jumbo. More and more people, including scientists and health professionals, are starting to recognize the powerful effects of this connection on our wellbeing. There are countless peer-reviewed studies that demonstrate these effects in various ways, but today we will focus on mental disorders. You may be surprised to…

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How to Stop Being a People Pleaser in 9 No-Nonsense Steps

Being a people pleaser is just not healthy for your self-esteem and may stop you from achieving your goals in life. Pleasing others is good sometimes, especially if you’re doing something from the kindness of your heart. But always striving to make people happy, regardless of your own worth, is never a good thing. That's why you need to stop being a people…

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How to Gain Self-Confidence by Finding Your Personal Style

If you want to gain self-confidence, you should know that the clothes you wear play a huge role in the way you feel about yourself. The way you dress says a lot about you, as clothes are often seen as an extension of self. They have a way of conveying not just one's sense of style, but also their level of confidence. That's…

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How to Stop Being Controlling When It Comes to Your Relationships

For many of us, ladies, when it comes to our husbands, we really need to learn how to stop being controlling. We have an unconscious tinkle in our heads that says, I’m better than him, I'll help him improve or become better. Sometimes, we just feel competent to teach our husbands how to talk to the children, the way to vacuum the carpet…

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10 Signs of a Selfish Relationship and How It Hinders Your Personal Growth

Could you be in a selfish relationship without even realizing it? Pay close attention to the signs below, especially if you are in the initial stage of a relationship. Most people enter into a relationship, thinking more about what they can gain from it rather than what they can offer to make it special. A selfish relationship is where this pattern persists and,…

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How to Trust Your Boyfriend When You’ve Had Past Toxic Relationships

It’s difficult to trust your boyfriend when past relationships were unhealthy. The toxic influence from the past still lingers. One of the most confusing aspects of being in a relationship is understanding whether something is wrong or if you’re basing things on past relationships. When it comes to trust between you and your boyfriend, you cannot be influenced by these things, honestly. Hard…

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