Posts Categorized: Self-Esteem

The Evolution of the School Bully

The school bully has adapted to our modern world. With advances in technology making us ‘more connected’ to one another, bullies now have better access to their victims than ever before. Social media and online forums allow cowardly bullies to do their dirty work from behind the safety of their screen, even anonymously if they… Read full article

Fear of rejection

To belong, and be connected to others, is for most of us an essential part of life. Believed by many to have a strong evolutionary component (we were much more likely to survive when we could share the tasks of hunting, fighting, and caring for the babies) close relationships, and being part of a social… Read full article

Feel like a fake? Impostor syndrome

If you hear a friend playing down their achievements by saying, “Oh I just got lucky this time,” or, “It was just a fluke,” they may just be being modest, or they may actually believe it. The truth is that countless numbers of high-achieving and successful people feel as if they are faking it, that… Read full article

The danger of comparing yourself to others

Do you ever wonder how other people seem to make life look easy? Meanwhile, you are struggling to get through the week… or maybe even the day. The truth is that everyone finds it hard to fulfil expectations, take care of responsibilities and maintain a sense of happiness. Everyone has their own private struggle, it’s… Read full article