Self-esteem

Self-esteem, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

Onloan's 'Wardrobe Freedom' campaign

Isn’t fashion’s rental revolution just another way of keeping up appearances?

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Naomi May
  • Short hair: Charlize Theron and Jada Pinkett Smith
    Beauty

    Why the simple act of having short hair means so much more than we think

  • Illustrated image of hands applauding.
    Careers

    Why we crave praise so much, and how we can learn to live without it

  • A woman looks out her window at the spring blossoms outside
    Mental Health

    Why it’s time to embrace the Japanese concept of “oubaitori”

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Dating

“Are people really flirting with me more in lockdown?”

One single writer explains the power of eye contact.

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Hollie Richardson
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A woman lying on the sofa
Life

6 easy ways to be kinder to your body and mind this Valentine’s Day

Show yourself some love with these simple tips.

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Lauren Geall
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Woman looking in mirror
Mental Health

“If I’m only meant to be surviving, why are people around me thriving?”

They told us to just survive, but then people went on to thrive...

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Hollie Richardson
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Life

Do you suffer from low self-esteem? It may not be the “problem” that you think it is

Take a step back to examine where the belief has come from, and why.

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Anna Brech
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Lauren Geall
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How to stop your perfectionism from controlling your life

“In our always-on culture, perfectionism has become one of our most accepted addictions.”

A confused woman
Mental Health

“Why am I so quick to assume what other people think of me?”

Do you often interpret other people’s behaviours as signs they’re upset or angry with you? This could explain why.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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A woman at work
Careers

Want to put yourself forward for more opportunities at work? Here’s how

Because a lack of confidence shouldn't be a barrier to success.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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A woman with low self-esteem
Life

Has your self-esteem taken a hit during lockdown? Here’s how to handle it

Plus, 6 warning signs of low self-esteem to keep an eye out for.

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Lauren Geall
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Rihanna just reminded us to be less humble, be more RiRi
People

Rihanna just reminded us to be less humble, be more RiRi

We need to go out into the world and crank up the volume as loud as we possibly can – just like Rihanna does.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Katy Perry and Taylor Swift
People

The latest Katy Perry and Taylor Swift reports have underlined a big problem

We need to change how we talk about women in the public eye.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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A woman smiling
Life

Self-compassion is the simple approach to happiness we could all benefit from

Because being kind to yourself has a bigger impact than you might think.

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Lauren Geall
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Lauren Geall
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How to stop relying on external validation

A psychologist explains how to loosen the grip of this damaging mental habit.

A woman speaking
Life

The public speaking guide for people who hate public speaking

Make an unavoidable task a little easier with these confidence boosting tips.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Relationships: is social media fuelling discontent in our relationships?
Life

Is social media destroying your relationships? Stylist investigates

As it turns out, comparison really is the thief of joy.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Women are feeling the strain of stress in the work place.
Careers

Research shows your bullying boss will face the consequences

A gratifying study has found bad bosses will always get their comeuppance. This is how.

Posted by
Anna Brech
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1 in 3 women follow influencers on social media even though they make them feel worse about themselves
Life

1 in 3 women continue to follow influencers who make them feel worse about themselves

Here’s why that’s a problem.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Why we should all try going makeup free in 2020
Life

Why we should all try going make-up free in 2020

According to new research, 44% of women feel vulnerable about how they look without make-up.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Comparison culture by hurrah for gin
Life

How comparison culture is taking a toxic toll on our self-esteem

“I know that the comparison game is a dangerous one, but it’s one I cannot help playing.“

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Alix Walker
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Megan Murray
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The self-love letter writing exercise everyone should try

Do you need reminding on everything you've achieved?

Deborah Frances-White
People

Deborah Frances-White on how to overcome our fear of judgement

“You just turn the consciousness around, and redirect it.”

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Lauren Geall
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