You too should stop being hard on yourself

Notice: From now on I will be publishing blog posts every other week, still on Wednesdays. I’ve decided to do this because I am also working on starting The Grass Gets Greener podcast. If you want to be among the first to know when I launch, then click here. You have been criticizing yourself for […]

Can high self-esteem actually be a bad thing?

So is there such a thing as too much self-esteem? The two previous posts have been about low self-esteem, but this week I want to talk about the flip side of that. The quick answer to the question is that self-esteem is about achieving a healthy balance. Last week I gave you 23 strategies to […]

23 effective strategies for building your self-esteem

This post is about how to feel worthy and good about yourself again. Our self-esteem is what drives us and it can either drive us to a place of happiness and fulfillment or misery and disappointment. The good news is that we can learn to control which way we go. When we’ve been made to […]

Characteristics of low self-esteem (infographic)

Do you wonder if you suffer from low self-esteem? Self-esteem is the confidence you have in yourself and in your abilities. It’s how you see yourself. One of the most common long-term effects of being bullied is low self-esteem. When someone repeatedly makes you feel bad about yourself, it’s hard not to see yourself in a negative […]

Peer pressure is stupid and damaging (maybe)

We all know about peer pressure. We all experience it as kids, especially in school. We are also susceptible to it as adults as well if we have low self-esteem or lack self-confidence. Peer pressure stems from the need to fit in. And it’s human nature to want to fit in. We want everyone to like […]