Why Do Men Have Low Self-Esteem when Their Partner Succeeds?

Why Do Men Have Low Self-Esteem when Their Partner Succeeds? There are several reasons why men suffer from a diminished self-esteem when their romantic partner succeeds, according to a study published online in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. The study also reveals why women do not have the same reaction when the situation is reversed. Researchers concluded that …

Positive Psychology: The Importance of Saying Thank You

Positive Psychology: The Importance of Saying Thank You We live fast-paced and stressful lives, and somewhere along the line, saying “thank you” has lost its value. In the chaos of the daily grind, these two little words are either forgotten entirely, or brushed off as contrived and meaningless social niceties. However, studies suggest that expressing gratitude can improve your physical, …

Unlocking Social Norms via Low Self-Esteem

Unlocking Social Norms via Low Self-Esteem Low self-esteem exists in us all to some degree. Everyone is born with a healthy self-esteem, but as we progress through childhood, we eventually develop low self-esteem by internalizing the negative feelings we have when our needs are not met. Then we learn to improve it by seeking the approval of our parents or …

Build Self-Esteem through Social Cohesion

Build Self-Esteem through Social Cohesion Low self-esteem is often the result of internalizing other people’s opinion. For many, it starts in childhood. Naturally narcissistic, children live in an egocentric world in which they are the focus. When children seek attention but don’t receive it immediately, they feel abandoned. This perceived abandonment leads them to believe they aren’t worth being cared …