May 30, 2014

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 been great! I’ve joined two honour societies, joined their exec team and went through public speeches to […]
May 29, 2014

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. Studies show: Attractive children are more popular, both with classmates and teachers. Teachers give higher evaluations to the work of attractive children and have higher expectations of them (which has […]
May 9, 2014

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 to discover our own uniqueness. The desire to make comparisons with other people stems from a need for reassurance. As human […]
April 29, 2014

Confidence Coaching Success with Maryam D.

“Hi! 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 told me that I was shy and lacked self-confidence. I didn’t always […]
April 23, 2014

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 Sin City has admitted to her own confidence issues, despite being voted number 1 […]
April 18, 2014

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 from wind as well as low temperatures. A properly made […]
April 17, 2014

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 children out of bed, make their packed lunches and cajole them into the car. And according to new […]
April 11, 2014

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 your mood, attitudes, thoughts, decision making, and relationships, and your overall ROI on intellectual and […]
April 3, 2014

Plus-Sized Woman In Bikini : I’m Tired Of Hollywood’s Obsession With Perfection

“You must seek validation within yourself.”  says plus-sized woman in her bikini, flaunting her curves down Hollywood Blvd. (FOX 11 – Los Angeles) A Los Angeles woman says she’s tired of Hollywood’s obsession with perfection.  So, she’s doing something drastic right in the middle of Hollywood Boulevard to show other women that it’s perfectly fine to be large and have good self esteem. While you may or may not agree with Amani Terrell’s method, no one […]