Self-Deception Examples and Lies We Believe About Ourselves

Self-deception examples and the lies we believe about ourselves.

We live in a society where self-image is heavily influenced by perceptions of status and social media worshiping. The lies we tell and believe about ourselves, whether positive or negative, are prime examples of self-deception. Even when used for self-protection, let’s say by sugarcoating reality, building confidence or suppressing painful feelings, it’s critical to recognize it’s harmful impact. Here’s how to stop believing the lies…

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10 Ways How To Not Be So Hard On Yourself – Take Our Advice Quiz

How to stop being too hard on yourself. Man overthinking.

As a wellness researcher and writer, I’ve benefited from a lot of self-examination. Yet even though I have grown and become more self-compassionate, I can still fall victim to excessive self criticism. Why? Because knowing how to not be so hard on yourself takes practice. Mistakes can be so discouraging. They can set your self-esteem back for days, possibly longer. But you can give yourself…

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Overcoming an Approval Seeking Personality and Low Self Esteem

applauding approval seeking low self esteem

Struggling with low self esteem or an approval seeking personality? You are not alone. It’s common to want to feel validated at times. But if seeking approval is when your self esteem and overall well-being are riding on the opinions of others, it’s time to learn how to let go of this temporary high. To put a stop to seeking validation from the outside, you…

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6 Actionable Ways to Manage Your Life Now

My Own Your Best mission is to empower you to take ownership of your life. Many cliche quotes and articles to do your best to achieve goals are exhausting and lack substance. Similarly, the overused and abused excuse, “I did my best.” It was time to take this on. First, I researched examples of taking responsibility for your actions and translated the results to real, actionable strategies so…

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