Self-esteem

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

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

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Do you need reminding on everything you've achieved?

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

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This surprisingly simple move could better your relationship.

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A throwback to a time before heavy self-censorship

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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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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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Why this man’s surprising response to a Reddit #AskWomen thread has gone viral

“I’m not ‘mansplaining’ or trying to discount how you might feel – I’m offering a perspective that might help…”

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“I reject your notion of operating on superficiality and looks”

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