Why Narcissists Belittle Others

Why Narcissists Belittle Others Narcissists suffer from a mental illness known as Narcissistic Personality Disorder, in which they have an exaggerated, grandiose opinion of themselves and expect the world to revolve around them. They belittle the views of others because they believe that their own opinions and observations on the world are the absolute truth and anyone who questions them …

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 …

How Societal Issues Have an Impact on the Self-Esteem of Muslims in the Western World

How Societal Issues Have an Impact on the Self-Esteem of Muslims in the Western World Ever since the attack on the World Trade Center in 2001, Muslims from every nation have faced societal repercussions from Americans. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) reported a 1,700 percent increase of hate crimes against Muslim Americans from 2000 to 2001. Muslim Americans were …

How Being Homeless Can Hurt Your Self-Esteem

How Being Homeless Can Hurt Your Self-Esteem Homelessness affects everyone, and no one is above becoming homeless. According to the National Alliance to End Homelessness, roughly 2.3 to 3.5 million Americans experience homelessness at least once a year, with more than 600,000 being homeless on any given night. Often, homelessness becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy, when someone who becomes homeless loses …