self-esteem

Good Self-Esteem Comes from a Job Well Done

One of the pillars that has a tremendous influence on our behavior is self-esteem. How we feel, based on the image we have of ourselves, determines the goals we choose, the relationships we maintain, and the intensity of our emotions.…

How Unconscious Guilt Manifests Itself

Guilt is a complex feeling, influenced by many factors. You experience it as remorse, self-blame, and a feeling of personal indignity. However, it’s not always a conscious feeling. Some experiences lead to unconscious guilt, which is a self-accusation that causes discomfort…

Letting Your Light Shine Bright

There are many opportunities to shine bright in life. More often than not, life is a mix of pleasant experiences and many obstacles and struggles that may put you to the test. In order to shine, you must go through…

What’s Behind Excessive Modesty?

Modesty helps you connect with others in society. It doesn’t allow your achievements to overshadow those of other people. That being said, excessive modesty can do just the opposite. It can make relationships with the people around you more difficult.…

Wanting to Feel Important and Admired by Others

We all want others to think we’re special and important. This has nothing to do with being narcissistic or self-centered. In fact, it’s a completely legitimate and even healthy desire. However, wanting to feel important is different than actually being…

Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating) and Self-Esteem

Some people have a condition called hyperhidrosis (or excessive sweating) that almost always leads to embarrassment in social situations. Thus, it’s not surprising to hear that this excessive sweating problem could take a toll on people’s self-esteem. This Spanish-language article…

The Link Between the Hippocampus and Self-Esteem

The link between the hippocampus and self-esteem is very interesting. Your sense of identity is directly linked to this brain structure, your memories, and your internal narrative. Nobody knew how important this structure was until four centuries ago. At first,…

Mirror Exposure Therapy: What Is it About?

Mirror exposure therapy is a psychological technique for the body and soul. It helps to treat negative body image, reduce anxiety, and untie the knots that intensify depression. In brief, this is a highly effective strategy to help you love…

Don’t Be Where You Can’t Be Yourself

Don’t be where you can’t be yourself. Being loyal to your own identity and values and having self-respect is the most important thing. Life is already complicated enough, so you shouldn’t let others affect your self-esteem in order to forcefully make…

Developing a Friendship with Yourself

Developing a friendship with yourself is one of the best things you can do because the person who should love you and protect you the most is you. No matter what, you’re the only one who’s going to be with…

Beauty is Accepting Who You Are

There’s nothing more attractive than accepting who you are. There’s no greater satisfaction than discovering your value, strengths, and needs. Only then will you make the best decisions, decisions that will make you feel free and filled with that particular beauty…