Self-confidence: Boost Your Ego

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You're fabulous, the problem is you just don't know how to recognize your greatness. You no doubt have the annoying habit of putting yourself down. If you trusted yourself a little bit more, you'd realize how much you're capable of, and trust me, you'd be pleasantly surprised. Here, we're going to teach you to be assertive and confident in who you are.

Devaluation, false beliefs, lack of self-esteem, are all negative emotions that bring you down. Although don't worry too much, because we can definitely solve this problem! Boosting your ego and regaining confidence are essential steps in loving yourself. Our columnists give you their best tips in this section.


'Each time we face our fear, we gain strength, courage, and confidence in the doing'. 

- Theodore Roosevelt


Our most popular 'self-confidence' articles:

I Constantly Need Recognition

Ever since I was a child, I’ve felt like I do things according to others. My choices and my behavior have long been dictated by the approval of others. As I’ve got older, I’ve learned to assert myself and detach myself from what others might think of my actions. Why do we constantly seek this validation, and how can we get rid of this need for recognition when it becomes toxic? Having been there myself, I’ll explain it all to you!

I Still Suck My Thumb As An Adult

In general, thumb sucking ends around the age of 6. I say “in general” and not “normally”, because as an adult I don’t feel weird or particularly bothered by it. When I get stressed, I allow myself to let go and return to my childhood self by sucking my thumb. Those who know about it or catch me by surprise make me realize I should be ashamed… But is this habit a big deal? What if it makes me feel better? It’s certainly no worse than lighting up a cigarette or biting your nails…

How Can Good Self-Esteem Help You Through Difficult Situations?

Self-esteem essentially refers to someone’s sense of personal worth or value. By way of explanation, self-esteem is related to how you view yourself and how much you appreciate yourself, regardless of the situations you face. Now, having a definition to hand is all well and good, but how in a practical sense, how can being sure of yourself help you handle some of life’s most difficult circumstances?

I Talk To Myself, But Does That Make Me Weird?

If you read this title out loud, then this article is for you! In the street, at work, or even at home, you’ve no doubt already caught yourself talking out loud when there’s nobody else in the room. It may surprise those around you or make you feel embarrassed, but don’t panic! No one has ever been committed to an asylum for talking to themselves. On the contrary, it’s normal behavior and a positive one at that! So why is this a good thing? How can you control yourself? We’ll explain it all.

The No Bra Phenomenon: Why We Love Going Topless!

While the one-piece jersey is coming back in force, we see the no bra trend is definitely also on the rise, and we’ve got coronavirus lockdowns to thank for that. Our boobs have never felt freer and are living their best lives under our t-shirts and layers of loungewear, but does that mean we should expose them on the beach too? In any case, long live this wind of freedom that blows gently on our boobs.

How To Camouflage Your Cellulite At The Beach

You were well on your way. You were holding on, motivated by the idea of finally having a bikini body this year. But then the lockdowns and the laziness all hit you at once... That’s right, your cellulite is still there and not ready to leave just yet. But guess what?! Cellulite is like a little pimple, either we own it, or we resort to using tricks to camouflage it.

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"Be yourself; everyone else is already taken." 

- Oscar Wilde