Self-esteem

Self-esteem is like a muscle that needs to be trained every day. Find out how to strengthen it, what can weaken it, and what strategies can help you to care for this fundamental psychological tissue.

How to Train Your Brain to Be Happier

Is it possible to train your brain to be happier? Nowadays, there are countless miracle cures for happiness. Thus, you can help yourself by using a few strategies. However, is this as easy as it seems? Is there a formula…

The Art of Self-Compassion

Most people are very critical and hard on themselves. This is true especially when you think you’re lacking in something or have some sort of defect. People usually mistreat themselves when they’ve made a mistake, thinking that it will improve…

The Drawbacks of Being Too Modest

Being too modest is as dangerous as any other aspect taken to the extreme. The key here is “too”. Because of this word, great virtues can turn into defects and great pleasures can transform into torment. Excess almost always ends up…

The Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale

The most well-known and widely-used self-esteem test is, without a doubt, the Rosenberg scale. While the test is over five decades old, its simplicity (as it only has ten questions) and reliability have helped it retain its popularity over the…

Do You Apologize Too Much?

Do you apologize too much? In principle, saying sorry is one of the social glues that strengthens relationships. However, apologizing too much is negative. Remember that the act of apologizing should be significant. This means it shouldn’t be a continuous and…

Overcoming a Physical Flaw

Overcoming a physical flaw or defect can be a huge challenge. When you don’t accept your flaws, they cause shame, shyness, nervousness, feelings of inferiority, etc. However, feeling inferior at a particular moment doesn’t mean you have an inferiority complex.…