Self Esteem Articles

How to be Brave (Even When You Are Afraid)

by Andrea Blundell Been avoiding a confrontation? Or something you want to do in life, but haven’t had the courage? Learning how to be brave can be easier than you think.  What is bravery, really? Yes, in emergency situations, we can be instinctively brave. Our brains take over, flooding our bodies with chemicals like adrenaline...

Talk too Much? Why You’re Garrulous (and How to Stop)

by Andrea Blundell Talk too much, to the point it leaves you feeling rejected or embarrassed? Or dealing with a garrulous colleague or family member, and struggling to have empathy? Why do I talk too much? Some people are naturally more talkative. Scientists have found, for example, that girls have more of communication-related gene called...

Is it a ‘Superiority Complex’ that’s the Problem?

Is a colleague or acquaintance so full of themselves it makes you want to scream? Alway bragging and showing off? Is it a superiority complex, or something different? And why does it matter? The original definition of ‘superiority complex’ A ‘superiority complex’ is a term that was first coined in the early 1900s by respected...