Confidence

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Instagram hides like count in groundbreaking self-esteem trial

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

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

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

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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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“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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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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Careers

How to recover after crying in front of your colleagues

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

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Moya Crockett
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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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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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Anna Brech
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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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Anita Bhagwandas
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Ignore the tabloids: Venus Williams just taught us the true meaning of sisterhood

The Daily Mail missed the point of Venus Williams’ appearance at Create & Cultivate’s Vision Summit in Miami

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Kayleigh Dray
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Katie Piper’s guide to journaling your way to confidence

Print this out and laminate it

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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How to instantly seem more confident, according to Deborah Frances-White

The host of The Guilty Feminist podcast shares her ultimate advice for looking and sounding self-assured.

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Moya Crockett
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Life

How to say no when you are a people pleaser

You may have always been the 'nice' one, but it's time to start putting yourself first.

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Felicity Morse
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Drink a beer and do it anyway: Reese Witherspoon's confidence motto

We like her style...

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“It’s important to push past feelings of self-doubt. Just ask Emma Stone”

Stone says she had to overcome serious insecurities to take on one of her biggest roles. We should all follow her lead.

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Moya Crockett
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Speak Up

Forget perfection: it’s time to start celebrating averageness

Say it with us: if you are the best you can be, you are doing your best

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Laura Whitmore
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People

Gabourey Sidibe on dating, her new book and learning to love her blackness

“I’m tired of being told I am less than someone else. I am not. I’m amazing.”

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Billie Bhatia
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People

Let’s not downplay our own achievements when discussing the gender pay gap

Springwatch’s Michaela Strachan says she doesn’t mind if her male co-host earns more than her, because he’s more knowledgeable. And, sadly, she's not the first

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Megan Murray
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Catherine Zeta Jones flawlessly explains why she’s done with being humble

The Oscar-winning actress has banned this word from her vocabulary

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Kayleigh Dray
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Big Yourself Up

Three businesswomen on how they learned to stop being self-deprecating at work

“You have to get out of the habit, because if you don’t, people start to believe that’s actually who you are.”

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Moya Crockett
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How to talk about your achievements while asking for a raise

Ask others for feedback, pretend you’re talking about someone else and know when to keep quiet.

Visible Women

8 women tell us how they learned to big themselves up in the workplace

Women have shied away from our own successes for too long. Here’s why unleashing your ego is the way ahead.

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