Tag: self esteem

Why I Need To Change My Relationship With My Body

body confidence, BDD, body dysmorphic disorder, self esteem, self love, self care, mental illness, confidence,

I woke up this morning feeling ugly because I thought I had lost control over the way my hair looks – yesterday I bleached it and as you can guess, it didn’t go according to plan. I looked up how to fix such hair blunders and read a lot of different pieces of advice from …

The Uses of Envy

envy, jealousy, motivation, inspiration, using envy, green eyed monster, dream life, dream job, dream career,

Envy |envi| Noun: A feeling of discontented or resentful longing aroused by someone else’s possessions, qualities, status or luck. Verb: Desire to have a quality, possession or other desirable thing belonging to somebody else. Envy is something we are taught not to feel. It is often described as a negative emotion that should be discouraged …

The Power of Inner Voices

inner voices, negative thinking, negative thoughts, self love, self care, self esteem, feeling better, feeling positive,

Sometimes our inner voices can do good like motivate us to try again when something has gone wrong or calm us down when we are panicking about something. Sometimes however our inner voices put us down more than any words another person can say to us. Mostly because our inner voices have been shaped by …

Small Steps To Taking Back Control of Your Life

mental health, mental illness, anxiety, depression, revenge porn, emotion, getting back to work, taking control of your life,

Anxiety can freeze you in one spot. It can stop you from doing the everyday things, the not so great things, and even the fun things that you used to enjoy, like seeing friends or writing something on your blog (ahem). It can take a long time to move on from constant feelings of anxiety. …

8 Things to Remember When Doubting Yourself

self doubt, low confidence, no confidence, self confidence, how to feel better, tips for self doubt, tips for self confidence, mental illness, mental health,

Confidence can be knocked in too many ways. You can feel chipped away at from a negative comment from a colleague or completely flattened by a bulldozer when suffering from mental illness. You can feel like you are not good enough to do anything, not even the things that you used to do, that you …

Compare Yourself To Yourself, Nobody Else

self love, self esteem, social media, comparison, competition,

Wonder what that girl in your year at school is doing now? What your ex from your teen years is up to? How many of the people you worked with in your first job have kids now? With the power of Facebook/Twitter/Instagram etc. you have the ability to satisfy your curiosity about the lives of …