Harsh self-criticism can have a negative impact on your self-esteem. It can make the day-to-day demands of life feel like an overwhelming challenge. And self-criticism can cause stress, which can, in turn, lead to anxiety and depression. Nobody benefits from beating up on themselves.
There’s a difference.
What I learned about my husband that helped me be a better mom.
Perhaps, the people who don’t want others to complain have nothing to complain about.
Men as a whole definitely could do better (spoiler alert, so could all members of society), and anything that pushes us towards trying to be the best we can be should be applauded.
What I learned about myself from writing an Honesty List
When you listen to your inner voice, how do you know if it is friend or foe?
We need to sincerely and continually do what I will like to call ‘Word Audit’.
Being criticized is never pleasant – but when you’ve also suffered an unsupportive childhood, it cuts especially deep.
“Being criticized is never pleasant — but when you’ve also suffered an unsupportive childhood, it cuts especially deep. In order to bolster our capacity to withstand attacks, we need to unpick the legacy of unhelpful nurture in our early years.”
So what’s the real take? Is BLACK PANTHER a distorted, promotion of the past, or inspirational, aspirational vision for the future? Armed Rebellion or Truth & Reconciliation? Alex Yarde looks at the debate and why this conversation is vital.
A happy marriage is a protective factors against illness. How cool is that?
The problem with expressing needs in a negative way is it comes off like criticism.
Joe Doe shares how men who get called out may surprise you!
These changes in women’s magazines — both in terms of content and representation — have come about because of reader demand.
It may not be easy, but here is a reason to talk about sex.