Self-esteem: A Motivation or Sabotage?

Many people are modest about their individual levels of self-respect. There are some who will mask their insecurities with great confidence. Then, there are those who openly profess holding a negatively low opinion about themselves. People’s responses could range from anywhere between gestures of humility to self-aggrandising remarks to even cries of self-pity. It’s a sensitive question altogether. At its core, it is more about fulfilment than it is a matter of self-respect. Surely, with the former comes the latter. The more goals you accomplish, the more you see yourself worthy of respect.

The decision is ultimately one of two; either to strive for ‘more’, or to make peace with what assets one already has at their disposal. People are creatures of purpose. Many of us find our sense of identity in affiliation. Those who wish to venture outside the collective, social norm often resort to honing their skills which they and more often than not, higher ups find agreeable and worthy of recognition.

In our attempts for seeking out opportunities, self-esteem becomes a crucial factor. We wonder to how far an extent our chances are at succeeding. To get the full perspective of building one’s self-esteem, there is a suggest of competition among peers, and even within ourselves. “What makes us stand apart from the crowd?” we second-guess ourselves.

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7 Ways to Alleviate Anxiety Before Bed

Not all of us are good sleepers. We all get to sleep, it’s just that some people do a much better job at falling asleep or staying asleep than others.

At certain points in our lives, we find ourselves faced with anxiety. It’s not normal, but at the same time it is not completely abnormal either. It’s just another part of life.

The thing about the occurrence of anxiety, especially before our bed times, is that it can be detrimental to one’s health. In many cases, people lose sleep completely because of it.

Getting right into it, here are our 7 ways to help you alleviate anxiety before bed.

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