Self Esteem

Three Quarters Of Women Aren't Happy With How They Look

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 18.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A new survey on body image has found that almost three quarters of women (74%) are unhappy with their bodies when they look in the mirror. The statist...

My Dangerous Relationship With Social Media

Lily Pickard | Posted 03.10.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Lily Pickard

Poor mental health is something I have struggled with for a long time; now in my final year at University and preparing to enter the "real world", I would like to be in a far stronger place than I am. I'm depressed, anxious, and have a difficultly complex relationship with my eating, food and weight. This is nothing new.

13 Celebrities Talk About The Importance Of Self Love

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 22.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

As a society we spend so much time on self-improvement and how to upgrade to a ‘better’ version of ourselves. But sometimes we need to take a ste...

13 Tweets That Sum Up How Ridiculous Imposter Syndrome Is

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 20.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Imposter Syndrome is no joke, but there is something to be said for trying to put our irrationalities into context. To suffer with Imposter Syndrome ...

This Woman Just Bought Her First Ever Bikini, She’s 31

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 19.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A woman who battled with weight issues for most of her life has bravely shared a photo of herself sporting her first ever bikini. Krystal Gordon, 31, ...

Empower Your Teenage Girl: Teach Her That Beauty Isn't Everything

Ria Chatterjee | Posted 15.09.2016 | UK Parents
Ria Chatterjee

The question is what do we do now? Delete their apps? Take away their phones? They'd only need to watch a few television adverts, go to the movies, flick through a magazine or look up at a billboard to once again be swallowed - Pac-man like - by the fear of not matching up.

Bullied For Being Boobless At Twelve

Larissa Scotting | Posted 12.09.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Larissa Scotting

It was a joke that stuck around just a bit too long. I remember exactly when it started - that's how much the experience affected me at the time, and ...

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.