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Self Esteem Issues

Big Fat Lies I Tell Myself

Mary Pritchard | Posted 10.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

At that moment, I decided to put my ego aside and read the book. I finished it in one sitting. It wasn't always pleasant, mind you. After all, Amy Ahlers was calling me on every lie I ever told myself. But it was necessary. And Ahlers offers challenges, exercises, and affirmations to help you through every lie in the book.

How to Stay Sane in an Insane Weight World

Katherine Brooking | Posted 08.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Katherine Brooking

I'm not suggesting that we should tune out all celebrity/model-related media. I think that what's important is that we learn to become critical consumers of the media and put the images that we see into what I like to call a "perspective filter."

How to Get Fired and Keep Your Dignity... and Maintain Your Self-Esteem

Pat Gallagher | Posted 12.16.2012 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

I've found out over the years that if you have a disagreement with your boss -- no matter where you work -- the person with the most power wins. Always.

How The New Definition Of Success Affects Our Sense Of Meaning

Carlo Strenger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carlo Strenger

Our culture, addicted to global success stories, is making it increasingly difficult for the overwhelming majority of people who make a decent living through hard work, but do not belong to the global ruling class, to feel that they matter.

Ever Blamed Someone's Mean Comment On Low Self-Esteem? You May Have Been Right

Psych Central | Rick Nauert, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

By Rick Nauert, Ph.D. PsychCentral Scientists believe a coping strategy for people with low self-esteem is to degrade other people, which improves h...

Lessons From My Life As A Fat Kid

Jane Shure | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jane Shure

Concerns about obesity are real, as are concerns about eating disorders. Shaming children never helps. Let's use National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month to empower our kids and families.

Anorexic "Tips" from the Biggest Loser

Charlotte Hilton Andersen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Charlotte Hilton Andersen

Food is a gift. It is not something to be feared or demonized but rather to be eaten with joy and thanksgiving. Take it from someone who has eaten food out of the garbage.

"Fat Princess" Game Trades Self-Esteem For Cheap Laughs

Jodi Lipper and Cerina Vincent | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jodi Lipper and Cerina Vincent

As little girls, we loved to dress up and play fairy princess, but as we got older we realized how sexist and damaging many of these fantasies are. T...