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.

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.…

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.…

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,…

How Social Networks Affect Our Self-Esteem

Nowadays, we share moments of our life on the Internet every day. We share photos, videos, and thoughts, hoping to receive ‘likes’ in return. But for what purpose? Do we need the approval of people we don’t see too often to…

How Are Self-Esteem and Depression Related?

Self-esteem and depression are very closely related. Although depression can be caused by more than one thing, clinical studies reveal that low self-esteem makes people more vulnerable to this condition. This is because not accepting ourselves can emotionally drain us. Self-esteem…

How to Improve Your Self-esteem After a Breakup

Breaking up is one of the most stressful situations a person can experience. It implies adapting to a new lifestyle without a partner. Therefore, it’s important to pay attention to our self-esteem after a breakup. We shouldn’t let the breakup affect…

Improve Your Self-Esteem With Mindfulness

Defining self-esteem isn’t a simple task. We could say that self-esteem is the emotional part that stems from our self-concept, the emotions that arise from how we see ourselves. These emotions create thoughts, behaviors, and emotions that tend to reinforce…

Recognition: The Key to Dignity and Self-esteem

We all need positive recognition for our qualities and accomplishments. First from ourselves, to validate our own abilities and self-worth, but also from those around us. In children, recognition is the pillar that forms the foundation of self-esteem. In a…

Kids With Low Self-Esteem

Do you think we’re born with a certain level of self-esteem? Do you think that loving yourself is important in day to day life? Is it possible to influence your children’s self-confidence? In this article, we’re going to give you the answers…

Improving our self-esteem by being realistic

Improving our self-esteem is one of the top goals in many therapy interventions, it’s one of the basic elements that help us build the right path. This is because a high self-esteem strengthens our emotional immunity and mantains our ability of…

Self-Esteem and Ego: 7 Differences

Some people might still think that self-esteem and the ego are one and the same. It makes perfect sense if you think about how we’re taught from a young age to look after others before we look out for ourselves. Even…

3 Way to Improve Self-Esteem

The idea of self-esteem has become somewhat of a dilemma for many people. Countless books and articles talk about self-esteem it as if it were the solution to all your problems. If you have good self-esteem, they say, everything will…

Adolescent Self-Esteem

Adolescence is a phase full of changes. It’s a stage in our development when we are constantly looking for our place in the world. We feel the need to try out different roles and experiment. This is why high self-esteem is…

The 4 most Common Self-Esteem Issues

Our experiences form and develop our self-esteem, whether positively or negatively. The value we assign to ourselves and features that make us up affects our health and happiness. Hence, the importance of addressing problems with self-esteem. Self-esteem is absolutely fundamental…