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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.
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.
What It Means if You Struggle to Accept a Compliment
Most people use a few well-practiced strategies for deflection.
How to Deal With Imposter Syndrome
If you feel like a fraud, you're probably better than average.
What it Means if You Have a Horrible Sense of Direction
A number of factors—including anxiety and confidence—play a role.
You Can Train Your Brain to Be Just Confident Enough
Too much can bite you in the ass, psychologists say.
I Had the Best Sex of My Life While Pregnant
It was much more meaningful.
People Laughed When I Told Them I Wanted to Model One Day
Now the people who doubted me ask how I did it.
I Got Surgery to Fix My Man Boobs
"After dealing with the physical scars, I had to tackle the emotional ones."
Women Reveal How They Broke Their Bad Dating Habits
A good deal of self reflection helps.
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.
Feeling Like a Loser Affects You Physically
The consequences of unpopularity can stay with you for life.