Confidence

Imposter syndrome: seeking support outside of your professional circle could help you to battle feelings of self-doubt.

This simple hack could help you to keep your imposter syndrome in check

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Lauren Geall
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Why do we self-sabotage? Science could have the answer

There’s an innate reason why we sometimes become our own worst enemy.

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How arrogant are you, really? Here’s how to find out

This is eye-opening stuff.

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‘How I learned to love my teeth’

From braces to bike rides

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Making this simple change to the way you think could transform how you feel about your body

Because self-love is important.

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Here’s how spending more time on your hobbies could actually help your career

Print this, laminate it and show it to your boss.

Women downplay achievements in the workplace compared to male colleagues
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You’re probably downplaying how good you are at your job – here’s why that’s a problem

It’s about time we owned our talent.

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Find your strength with 30 inspirational quotes from literature

In need of some support and inspiration? Find your inner strength with Maya Angelou, Michelle Obama, Harper Lee and more

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Ariana Grande has a message for all those people saying she uses auto-tune

“With all due respect, I could do this in your living room.”

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Lauren Geall
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Here’s how to recover if you cry at work

It happens to the best of us. Here’s how to bounce back

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Moya Crockett
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People

Queer Eye’s Bobby Berk expertly explains why self-love is so vital

“If you can’t love yourself, then how the hell are you going to love anybody else?”

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Life

Instagram hides like count in groundbreaking self-esteem trial

Platform hopes to "remove the pressure" on young people's posts

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Anna Brech
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The brilliant way Kate Nash uses her imagination when she has a crisis of confidence

This method for boosting self-esteem is surprisingly simple.

People

Phoebe Waller-Bridge reveals the powerful life lesson she learned from Fleabag

We could all use a lesson in assertiveness

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Moya Lothian-McLean
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Elizabeth Warren
Life

“Elizabeth Warren's straight-talking inspired me to speak my mind - and you should do the same”

Speaking her mind since the summer of '65.

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Alicia Lutes
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People

We should all channel the confidence of Issa Rae in this epic acceptance speech

"Entrepreneur till I die; I deserve this. Bye."

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Christobel Hastings
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Compliments and anxiety
Long Reads

“How I learned to accept compliments with zero awkwardness”

Hypnotherapist Chloe Brotheridge used to shyly bat compliments away – but now she’s taught herself to accept them like a boss.

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Kayleigh Dray
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People

Jennifer Garner just summed up the problem with the word pretty

The actress says the word was always banned in her house, and it made a world of different to her self-esteem.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Brie Larson’s surprising recipe for superhero-level confidence

Who better to ask about self-empowerment than the real-life Captain Marvel?

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Megan Murray
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Three simple success secrets from Katelyn Ohashi, aka the world’s most joyful gymnast

Want a little more pep in your life?

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How a two-day course on vocal coaching transformed my confidence

Tired of being softly spoken, Anita Bhagwandas went in search of a cure…

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