Self-Esteem in Psychology: a Definition, Examples, Books (+TED Talks)

What is Self-Esteem? Two Psychologist Explain.

“Believe in yourself.” That is the message that we encounter constantly, in books, television shows, superhero comics, and common myths and legends. We are told that we can accomplish anything if we believe in ourselves. Of course, we know that to be untrue; we cannot accomplish anyth
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62 Stress Management Techniques & Tips To Prevent A Burn Out

62 Stress Management Techniques, Strategies & Activities

Something I learned the hard way is – it’s time to relax when you don’t have the time. But what if we don’t listen to our body? If we continue slowly burning the candle at both ends until we reach physical and emotional exhaustion? Just like the candle itself – we burn out
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A Life Worth Living: Why You Should Be Setting Goals In Life

5 Worksheets for Setting Life Goals [+List of 50 Examples]

Nearly all people desire progress. Nearly all people fear falling short of their own and others’ expectations. Nearly all people struggle to make their life goals a reality because of fear, lack of motivation, or a simple lack of understanding on how to realize them. At least one of t
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What is Self-Awareness and Why is it Important in Counseling

What is Self-Awareness and Why is it Important in Counseling

Self-awareness is the ability to be cognizant of one’s lived experiences, thoughts, and abilities. While self-awareness is something that most humans have the capacity for (and is sometimes considered a major distinction between humans and other animals), self-awareness can be u
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Theory of Positive Disintegration 101: On Becoming Your Authentic Self

Theory of Positive Disintegration 101: On Becoming Your Authentic Self

Do you ever wonder why some people go through a life-altering crisis only to come out the other side stronger and more at peace with themselves, while others fall apart and struggle to carry on? It’s hard to predict who will rise from a tragedy like a phoenix from the ashes and who wi
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self esteem worksheets

18 Self-Esteem Worksheets and Activities for Teens and Adults (+PDFs)

We all experience moments of self-doubt and uncertainty. Even the most confident and happy people have moments where they think “I’m such a failure.” It’s a part of being human. However, if you find yourself having these kinds of negative thoughts frequently or letting these feelings
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self-actualization

What is Self-Actualization? A Psychologist’s Definition [+Examples]

The concept of self-actualization is best known in the field of psychology in the context of Abraham Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. The decades-old idea is certainly an area of interest in modern psychology research, but many still only know it as the top of Maslow’s motivational pyrami
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Self awareness knowledge psychology

What is Self-Awareness and Why is it Important? [+5 Ways to Increase It]

From the ancient Greek Aphorism “know thyself” to the western psychology, the topic of self-awareness has always been an intriguing subject of inquiry of philosophers and psychologists for the last century. This article contains: So What is Self-Awareness Exactly? Why Does Self-Awaren
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Become What You Are Meant to Be With Your Actualizing Tendency

“Actualizing tendency” is a term coined by Rogers to describe an inherent tendency within ourselves to grow and reach our full potential. This is a priori theory which depicts a fundamental construct of human nature—that we are all born with the ability to do great things and develop
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Self-esteem and positive psychology

The Value Of Self-Esteem in Positive Psychology

Almost every person has some understanding of what self-esteem is, as it is one of the oldest topics in psychology, but it’s one of the most difficult concepts to define. Ever since Psychologist William James introduced it, other fields like social psychology and humanistic psyc
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