self-affirmation

The singer showed off her bouquet of roses and a card of support after her reported breakup with her boyfriend.
As a sexuality and body positivity educator, I know how difficult it is for people to change their 'stories' about their body and their sexuality. I also know how essential it is for all of us to love and embrace our bodies.
Interestingly, the impact of this self-affirming behavior doesn't change with the gender or occupation of the person -- or
As you get older the tendency to perceive life through the lens of personal experiences becomes overpowering. One tends to develop a one dimensional self-view. Perceptions are often far from reality. Let's shake things up a bit!
In previous research, Zhao has found an association between poverty and having less mental "bandwidth" to put toward other
The study, published in the journal PLOS ONE, included 73 college students who reported high levels of stress over the course
Self-actualization is the highest level of self growth where one reaches his actual self. It is a place of authenticity all humans can reach; it is when one acts in congruence with his true self, a real person who is authentic and does not limit himself to self-imposed images.
Many get screened for diseases, but millions also opt out, actively avoiding information about their true health status. Why is that? What makes some people choose to know, while others refuse?
I looked in the mirror and thought, "OK, this is it. This is what being middle aged is all about, and I'd better just accept it." Then, I mentally tucked myself under the proverbial blanket and was getting ready to stay there -- until I pulled myself up by my bootstraps, declaring, "Giving in to fear is not an option."