How Changing My Expectations Increased My Happiness
I used to live in a world crowded with expectation.
I had expectations of others, expectations of society, and expectations of myself. Then there were also the expectations others had of me.
Gone are those days! Well almost… let’s just say things have changed drastically.
I describe myself as an optimistic person. I like to be happy, I like to... [Read more...]
13 Ways You Know You’re Dating A High-Quality Woman
1. She encourages you to pursue your goals, but she doesn’t micromanage. She trusts you to make the right decisions in your own life. She’s the cheerleader, not the coach.
2. She doesn’t try to make you jealous. She’s secure in her worth, and your ability to recognize how valuable she is. She doesn’t need to play games to “trick” you... [Read more...]
Why Is Confidence Important?
Have you ever noticed the girl that walks into the room and everyone notices her?
People are attracted to her and she easily strikes up conversations with anyone in the room.
SHE IS CONFIDENT!
When a confident person enters a room, people notice. They exude and project self-assurance and happiness. That confident person can introduce themselves to... [Read more...]
Survey Says 87% of Girls Think Women Are Judged On Appearance, Not Ability
Girlguiding’s fifth Girls’ Attitudes Survey provides a unique overview of the state of equality for girls in the UK today. It finds that girls live in a society in which sexual harassment is commonplace, girls’ appearance is intensely scrutinised and their abilities are undermined. It’s a society in which girls and young women feel they are... [Read more...]
Confidence Coaching Success With Diana S.
“Since working with Suzanne I’ve been really happy! And I’ve stepped up and done things I’ve never been able to do before or for a long time.
I’m not afraid to speak out in my classes anymore; I actually got a reference letter from one of my professors this semester for participating in class and being involved. It’s... [Read more...]
Why We Look In The Mirror: A summary of research findings on body image
We are all more obsessed with our appearance than we like to admit. But this is not an indication of ‘vanity’. Vanity means conceit, excessive pride in one’s appearance. Concern about appearance is quite normal and understandable. Attractive people have distinct advantages in our society.
Attractive children are more... [Read more...]
How To Stop Comparing Yourself To Others
From early childhood we are socialized, taught and influenced to compare ourselves to others, so we’re rarely aware of how often we’re doing it. Society, culture, religion and upbringing have been forcing us to look at others with feelings of superior and inferior, and forcing us into making comparisons instead of encouraging us... [Read more...]
Confidence Coaching Success with Maryam D.
My name is Maryam. I’m a 21-year-old college student. I moved to Canada with my family about four years ago. I always thought less of myself and thought other people were better than me. I used to compare myself to others and cared about their judgment. It was difficult for me to talk to people I didn’t know. Family members and friends... [Read more...]
Jessica Alba and Braun Want Women To Encourage Each Other
Hollywood superstar Jessica Alba, 32, is the face of Braun and is backing the initiative to get women to encourage each other in an effort to end judgment against other women.
Jessica Alba is backing the initiative to get women to encourage each other in an effort to conquer their self-doubt. And the star of blockbuster movies The Fantastic Four and... [Read more...]
Snow Cave Building at Mt. Seymour
A snow cave is a shelter built in snow. One of the most important skills a winter sports enthusiast can have is to know how to build a snow cave. A snow cave heated with a candle from a survival kit will enable you spend the night in relative comfort. It has thermal properties similar to an igloo and is particularly effective at providing protection... [Read more...]
Women Being Constantly Judged = Female Confidence At An All-Time Low
A new report shows that women report feeling judged on their appearance everyday.
A third say they feel awkward entering a designer store.
Two-thirds say they feel judged giving a presentation at work.
For most mothers, the school run is an unglamorous affair. It’s all wet hair, tracksuit bottoms and chipped manicures as they rush to drag the... [Read more...]
Self-Esteem and the Intellectual Core Asset
Intellectual well-being does not rely only on education. Self-esteem is an important part of this particular core asset. What is self-esteem? Simply put, it is how you perceive yourself when you look in the mirror. Do you feel good about the person you see there? Do you feel angry or ashamed? How you feel about yourself directly or indirectly affects... [Read more...]
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