How Do I Stop Being Such a People-Pleaser?
I like being nice to people, but I don't know if I'm losing myself in the process.
This Is What It’s Like To Grow Up ‘Unattractive’ and Glow Up Hot
People share how they learned to gain confidence and ignore haters.
Things Your Parents Said That Screwed You Up, According to Experts
“If you don't hurry up, I'll leave you behind” – more proof that all of your issues are entirel your parents' fault.
No Relationship Could Survive This Demented 'Insecurity Test'
A study that appears in a new pop psychology book sounds too terrible for its findings to be real—because it is.
The Pursuit of High Self-Esteem Is Making Us Miserable
“We think of boosts to self-esteem as analogous to sugar: tasty but not nutritious.”
Making an Appearance at a Conference for Ugly People
At the first annual Ugly Conference, attendees aren't trying to "reclaim" anything. They're just trying to be seen as they are.
From No Self-Esteem to Low Self-Esteem: Advice from So Sad Today
I’ve found that the less pressure I place on myself to love myself—at least the way the self-care industrial complex peddles that concept—the better I feel.
Self Esteem and I Cheered Each Other Up at Winter Wonderland
Because apparently thinking you're going to die on a rollercoaster is the fastest way to get into the festive spirit. And makes for a good date.
How to Start Working Out When You Have Anxiety
The gym is an anxious person's nightmare.
What's The Opposite of a Narcissist? An Echoist
Being the opposite of a narcissist means that compliments and special attention tend to make you cringe.
Watching My Friends Become Successful Fills Me With Anxiety
The human tendency to compare one’s own achievements against others starts early in life, and it’s a deep part of our nature.
Men Obsessed With Being Fit Often Struggle With Drinking and Depression
The real problem isn’t a thin ideal—it’s a muscular one, a new study shows.