confidence

this is fine

I Made Peace With My Body on a Sweaty Dance Floor

On a dance floor, I realized that I can use my mind not to punish myself, but to invite a special brand of silence to make room for celebration.​
Kimberly Drew
12.17.18
Tonic

What It Means if You Hate Having Your Picture Taken

For those of us who prefer not to be the focus of attention, it used to be so much easier to hide.
Christian Jarrett
9.20.18
psychology

What It Means if You Struggle to Accept a Compliment

Most people use a few well-practiced strategies for deflection.
Knvul Sheikh
8.2.18
mind

How to Deal With Imposter Syndrome

If you feel like a fraud, you're probably better than average.
Markham Heid
6.21.18
mind

What it Means if You Have a Horrible Sense of Direction

A number of factors—including anxiety and confidence—play a role.
جيسيكا دوري
6.13.18
mental health

You Can Train Your Brain to Be Just Confident Enough

Too much can bite you in the ass, psychologists say.
Mariana Plata
3.12.18
Sex

I Had the Best Sex of My Life While Pregnant

It was much more meaningful.
Melissa Petro
9.12.17
Transformations

People Laughed When I Told Them I Wanted to Model One Day

Now the people who doubted me ask how I did it.
Mike Zimmerman
8.25.17
body image

I Got Surgery to Fix My Man Boobs

"After dealing with the physical scars, I had to tackle the emotional ones."
Walker Davis
8.17.17
Dating

Women Reveal How They Broke Their Bad Dating Habits

A good deal of self reflection helps.
Anna Goldfarb
7.24.17
life tips

How to Be More Confident, According to a Comedian, a Singer, and a Porn Star

Also a life coach and an actor, for good measure.
Patrick Heardman
7.20.17
mental health

Feeling Like a Loser Affects You Physically

The consequences of unpopularity can stay with you for life.
Alexandra Ossola
6.26.17
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