Imposter Syndrome: What is it and why are we talking about it? It seems like people are writing about imposter syndrome almost every way I turn. University students trying to get through their degrees, professionals who are Continue Reading
Confidence Building & Self-Esteem
What are the effects of low self-esteem? Do confidence and self-esteem mean the same thing?
Many people struggle with a lack of self-worth or doubt in their capabilities. One way of thinking about self-esteem is to recognise that your mind creates stories about 'who' you are. The problem isn't that you have a negative self-story, and the solution is not to replace it with positive stories either - there you will find over-confidence and narcissism.
How do you build confidence & self-esteem? Evidence shows that self-acceptance, compassion and flexible perspective-taking make the most significant difference in how you feel about yourself.
The Openforwards Self-Help School Confidence & Self Esteem library discusses practical ways to work through the challenges of unhelpful core beliefs and struggles with identity. Enjoy your exploration.
What are the top three benefits of having therapy? If you’re wondering whether to see a therapist or not, here are my top three benefits of having therapy. Therapy can help you understand more clearly what you are going through. It can give Continue Reading
Lost your confidence? Losing your confidence is horrible...you just want to hide away until it comes back But, finding your confidence is not like trying to find your keys. You didn’t put it down somewhere and forget where you left it. Something Continue Reading