ARTICLES RELATING TO SELF-ESTEEM

Compliments activate the same part of your brain as getting cash - this is how it works

2019-01-20 15:43

A sincere, thoughtful compliment can leave an impact even years later. What is it about compliments that makes them so powerful?

Rosie Motene on her journey to find healing

2018-10-17 10:48

The former Generations actress says she used to hate being black

WATCH: "People insult me over my facial scars"

2018-07-13 10:32

Despite that, one woman has learned to embrace the facial scarring given to her by her parents, even though she wouldn’t recommend that other people undergo the rite of passage.

Moms and self-esteem: when you don't feel good enough

2018-05-10 16:38

Take a deep breath, and remind yourself that you are worthy and you're doing the best you can.

5 Movies that taught us to relove our bodies

2017-05-30 06:00

We have listed five of our favourite body positive movies that have inspired us:

Praise can ‘turn kids into narcissists’- study

2015-03-11 11:44

Undue praise for kids can lead to over-inflated egos rather than self-esteem, study suggests.

Kids teaching kids – a new way to curb obesity?

2014-02-11 11:29

Engaging older youths in delivering health messages to younger peers is an effective method for preventing weight gain, improving knowledge of healthy living and increasing self-esteem.

Autistic boys more attracted to video games

2013-07-30 10:22

New research indicates that boys with autism or ADHD are more at risk of addictive video game use than typically developing boys.

Facebook can be psychologically meaningful

2013-03-27 08:04

Being on Facebook can bolster people's self-confidence, a new study suggests.

How to be Photogenic

2012-08-22 12:02

Boost your self-esteem and master the art of looking like a million bucks - every time!

 

Compliments activate the same part of your brain as getting cash - this is how it works

2019-01-20 15:10

A sincere, thoughtful compliment can leave an impact even years later. What is it about compliments that makes them so powerful?

This Twitter conversation shows that self love means learning to celebrate what you used to hate about yourself

2018-10-08 12:52

Because we shouldn’t have to spend years trying to fix ourselves (unless we want to) when we could rather just accept ourselves.

This ad shows women with actual body hair shaving – will this help women to change their perceptions?

2018-06-29 00:00

It’s hard to wear a frock when people constantly comment on the amount of body hair you have.

This cartoon is promoting positive self-esteem in young children and we love it

2018-04-09 14:27

An exciting new project which premiered yesterday is set to promote positive attitudes and behaviours in teens and tweens.

70% of girls feel they're "not good enough"

2016-06-29 13:52

In a world obsessed with perfect selfies, are we losing our girls to fake ideals and low self-esteem? Here's how to boost your adolescent's self-esteem.

Working with horses may ease stress in kids

2014-04-30 14:01

Students who spent 12 weeks learning about horse behaviour, care, grooming, handling, riding and interaction had significantly lower stress levels than other students.

Just how fantastic is life in plastic?

2013-08-08 11:31

With more and more women choosing to nip and tuck, a guest blogger asks if it's really worth it.

Boys with enlarged breasts suffer low self-esteem

2013-04-08 12:09

Teen boys with a condition that causes them to have enlarged breasts suffer reduced self-esteem, according to a new study.

A weighty issue

2013-02-26 13:35

The joke that a woman will never be happy with her weight is anything but a laughing matter, says Miss_Muse.

Miley Cyrus is NOT fat

2011-11-17 10:42

Twitter critics took to calling Miss Cyrus fat. She lashed back and I support her!

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