Self Esteem

Men Reveal What They're Most Body-Conscious About

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

There’s a common misconception from years of stereotyping that women lack self-esteem while men are brimming with confidence - but that couldn’t b...

The Brilliant Reason Women Are Getting Crown Tattoos

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Hundreds of women are getting crown tattoos as a powerful symbol of self-love and strength. Australian parenting blogger and über feminist Constance ...

Is Olympic Nudity a Feminist Victory?

Emma Louise Pudge | Posted 15.08.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Emma Louise Pudge

With women making up 45% of all competitors and a record high of 47.5% of events open to female athletes, this year's Olympic Games in Rio is closer t...

Dip Advisor

Caragh Little | Posted 29.07.2016 | UK Tech
Caragh Little

I've always loved bad reviews. Opening the weekend papers, I hope that AA Gill or Giles Coren will have had a negative restaurant experience or watched some bad TV, because their negative comments are written with such exquisite disgust and delicious, satisfying venom.

Dear Internet, Can We Stop Using Marilyn Monroe as the Standard for 'Real Women'?

Molly Long | Posted 25.07.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Molly Long

This has nothing to do with Marilyn Monroe or Kim Kardashian and everything to do with the fact it's almost impossible for us to celebrate all women at the same time. I could've picked any number of women that people continually use as standard of reference for how women should be. Sure, Marilyn Monroe was a beautiful lady, but her beauty does not detract - absolutely should not detract - from anyone else's, past or present. Stop pitting women against each other.

Coffee, Cream and Self-Esteem

Ever Mainard | Posted 25.07.2016 | UK Comedy
Ever Mainard

It took a lot of self-care and practice to get this awesome. People ask me all the time- "Ever, how did you get this awesome?" Actually no one's ever asked me BUT I picture them asking me. That's the same thing, right? Right. I know you're wondering it too. So I'll tell you...

10 Ways Hypnosis Will Help You Lose Weight

Steve Miller | Posted 20.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Steve Miller

People often ask me the question 'how can hypnosis actually help me lose weight?' Here are 10 ways hypnosis can help you lose weight, and maintain your ideal weight thereafter. You may have tried so many weight loss solutions and now recognise that losing weight is a mindset issue. Hypnosis is something you may want to now explore deeper.

Ten Techniques to Drive Supreme Self-Esteem

Steve Miller | Posted 04.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Steve Miller

If you are struggling with your weight because your self esteem and confidence is low then look no further as I share with you ten Supreme Self Esteem techniques that will help you feel better about yourself, and help you to rely less on food for comfort.

My BFF 'Denial' Made Me Burn Out... So We Fell Out

Dr Bev McLagan | Posted 04.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Bev McLagan

Meet my BFF Denial. She has helped me in so many ways throughout my life, both personally and in my business. I could always count on Denial to get ...

The Truth About Allergies

Dr Diahanne Rhiney | Posted 29.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Diahanne Rhiney

Summer is here and the dreaded headlines have started already. Just a few weeks ago the newspaper headlines screamed: 'SUPER ALLERGIES to hit Britain this summer hitting a record one in four sufferers'. Over 150 million people have allergies in Europe making it the most common chronic disease.

Dove's Largest Ever Body Image Report Proves The Media Needs To Up Its Game

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Women's body confidence has become a "critical issue" around the world and pressure from the media is largely to blame for our low self-esteem, a new ...

How to Stop Feeling Resentful

Karin Sieger | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Karin Sieger

Feeling resentful is normal. Doing resentment well is a skill. However, getting stuck in resentment takes energy and can leave us in a negative, dark and lonely place. What to do?

Why We Should Ignore 'Body Shapes'

Lauren Evans | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lauren Evans

We are told a lot about body shape. Whether it was when Gok told us how to look good naked or when we are looking in fashion magazines that tell you what clothes will best suit you, knowing your body shape is apparently crucial to feeling good about yourself.

Life and Learning: Turning 30

Jade E. Bradford | Posted 08.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jade E. Bradford

There is life after alcohol: I've always been a strong believer in 'in vino veritas' but not drinking has allowed me to know my true self sober. I haven't had a drink since 2015. Spoiler alert: it's not the alcohol making the poor choices. It's you.

How to Deal With These Seven Creativity Killers

Cat Neligan | Posted 31.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Cat Neligan

Remember you're not trying to convince everyone to love your work. You're just trying to find the people who want your work - they just don't know about you yet.

The Imposter Syndrome - Syndrome or Mindset?

Dr Diahanne Rhiney | Posted 27.05.2016 | UK
Dr Diahanne Rhiney

One of the greatest author and poet of our time, Maya Angelou wrote eleven acclaimed books in her lifetime. Yet, she once admitted 'I have written eleven books, but each time I think, "Uh oh, they're going to find out now. I've run a game on everybody, and they're going to find me out.'

How I Found the Confidence to Look and Be the Way I Want

Laine Esperanzate | Posted 20.05.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Laine Esperanzate

My name is Laine Esperanzate, I am 17 and a creative laid-back free spirit. Having a history of low self-esteem, trust issues and identity issues led me into episodes of depression, constant panic attacks, self-harm and suicide attempts. But looking back, I've realised that mental health isn't a burden.

Five Reasons Why It's Okay to Care Too Much

Imogen Clegg | Posted 20.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Imogen Clegg

It can be a tenuous balance between not caring and caring too much, but which one is more damaging? Which is worse? I think that in this day and age it has become a seen as a sign of weakness to show any sort of emotion at all.

Are You Sacrificing Yourself for the Sake of a Relationship?

Elizabeth Venzin | Posted 18.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Elizabeth Venzin

People with low self-esteem may have difficulties in relationships. If you're in this situation, you may become a victim of being controlled by how others think, feel and act. You may also be dependent on others for approval and recognition, and fearful of rejection. But you're not alone.

Why Choose Self-Love?

Fran Hayden | Posted 09.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Fran Hayden

The world is an unforgiving place and so many of us are faced with challenges on a daily basis that test our self-esteem. Someone might make an offhand comment about a fat person, an eating disorder, the clothes that someone has chosen to wear, comments to their children about body size - all of which could contribute to an already body image obsessed society.

Does Advertising Promote or Demote Women?

BritChick Paris | Posted 06.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
BritChick Paris

Women have shed some of the shackles of inequality, only to be bound my new ones of image obsession. Yet the investment is disproportionately high compared to their interests and desires. They claim that their confidence ‎drops by 80% on reading a magazine and 60% feel that glam selfies make them feel bag.

Teach our Teens to Love Failure

Elizabeth Wright | Posted 04.05.2016 | UK Parents
Elizabeth Wright

When you stuff up, do the wrong thing, say the wrong thing, swim the wrong stroke, what emotions do you feel? You might feel shame, embarrassment, mortification, anger, frustration, and the undeniable urge to give up!

Suddenly 31

Christine Gilland | Posted 01.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Christine Gilland

Wasn't it just the other day that I was happily festooning my walls with pull-out posters of Hanson, dreaming of winning literary awards for my YA dystopian five-volume novel, and/or becoming the sixth Spice Girl (they needed a 'Nerdy Spice' with thick glasses and knee-high socks so badly)?

Boost Confidence With These Five Daily Routines

Cat Neligan | Posted 21.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Cat Neligan

Confidence is something that is much harder to see - at first anyway. It's nestled inside us, and even when it's hibernating and seemingly nowhere to be seen: it's there. The trick is nudging it awake and allowing it to be the driving force that gets us to do the things we want to do but feel a little (or a lot) afraid to do.

What I Learned By Writing a Book About Body Image

Sarah Newton | Posted 18.04.2016 | UK Parents
Sarah Newton

When we think about body image we tend to think two things; firstly the media and celebrities, who are the ones to blame and secondly, that the way out is by educating our young girls.