Confidence

How to see your body more positively

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

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Lauren Geall
  • Hobbies can boost confidence at work
    Careers

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

  • Women downplay achievements in the workplace compared to male colleagues
    Careers

    You’re probably downplaying how good you are at your job – here’s why that’s a problem

  • Inspirational quotes from literature
    Books

    Find your strength with 30 inspirational quotes from literature

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People

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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Careers

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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Kayleigh Dray
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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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People

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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Long Reads

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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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 21: Venus Williams visits the Empire State Building in support of Small Business Saturday at The Empire State Building on November 21, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images)
People

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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Life

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 lifelong 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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People

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

We like her style...

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Anna Brech
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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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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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