Negative Emotions Can Kill Your Self-Confidence

Negative Emotions Can Kill Your Self-Confidence Self-confidence is an important part of your life, in almost every way. Unfortunately, many people have a hard time achieving or maintaining their self-confidence due to the negative emotions they harbor about themselves. Maybe you are one of them. Without a positive sense of self-confidence, it can be hard to work towards achieving one. …

Filing for Bankruptcy Doesn’t Have to Bankrupt Your Self-Esteem

Filing for Bankruptcy Doesn’t Have to Bankrupt Your Self-Esteem Living paycheck to paycheck is very stressful. Filing for bankruptcy is even more so. So many people tie their self-worth to their net worth that dealing with financial pitfalls can take hard emotional tolls on one’s psyche. Just because you are having financial trouble, maybe even serious financial trouble, it doesn’t …

Stigma Surrounding Mental Health Can Cause Shameful Emotions

Stigma Surrounding Mental Health Can Cause Shameful Emotions Stigma is a negative reaction to a specific group of people that sets them apart from others. It can lead to unwarranted discrimination and prejudice. The stigma surrounding those with a mental illness is strong. Many people with mental illnesses keep their conditions a secret, for fear of being stereotyped as crazy, …

Are American Politics Harming Muslim Teenagers’ Self-Esteem?

Are American Politics Harming Muslim Teenagers’ Self-Esteem? America is a superpower, and its politics have an effect on people around the globe. Politics is often considered an adult topic — maybe because children are too young to vote — but everyone is exposed to the situations that politics create. The politics between Muslim nations and America have been particularly tense …

Self-Esteem and Being a Minority in Today’s World

Self-Esteem and Being a Minority in Today’s World Being a minority in today’s world takes work. It always has. Fitting into the lifestyle of the majority can be difficult for some, and of course there is always the general stereotype that minorities are somehow less valuable than the majority population, wherever they may be. Although there are some advantages to …