Tag Archives: self confidence

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Do Selfies Make Us Feel More Attractive & Likable Than We Really Are? By Lauren Au

Recent study proves that those who regularly take selfies overestimate their attractiveness and likability compared to others. Summary: In our social media dominated world, the selfie trend has taken over and affected our perception of ourselves. New findings suggest that those who take more selfies overestimate positive perceptions of themselves, such as attractiveness and likability. […]

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A Letter to the Single Girl on Valentine’s Day

A Letter to the Single Girl on Valentine’s Day Dear Single Girl on Valentine’s Day, I don’t know where your heart is. Maybe your heart is full without a partner, maybe your heart is heavy waiting for “the one” to fill it, or maybe your heart is broken in pieces after giving a piece of […]

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15 Ways to Practice Self-Love Without Eating

What could be more motivating, especially on “Super Bowl Monday,” than a little self love (no food involved)?  Nothing we can think of.  For more great advice from contributor and blogger Morgan Koter, be sure to check her out on Facebook at Facebook.com/mintandmo and Instagram @themintmo Hi Friends, If you’re anything like me, you run to food […]

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A Step-by-Step Guide for Self-love

With having just brought in the new year (can I still say happy new year?), resolutions are a favorite topic. With “go to the gym” and “read more books” making the list again, this year, some might find “gain self-love” a new goal. Self-love is a hot topic, borderline cliché, more and more these days. […]

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Comparing Yourself – Keep Doing It!

Talking, reading, writing and thinking about self-confidence is far from new. I personally think about my body, my mind and my physique hundreds of times every single day. Girls talk about it among one another, and here on SFTL, you read about it often. And it’s amazing, don’t get me wrong – I advocate for […]

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Instagram’s Latest Feature – And Why You Should Care

Depression is real. Anxiety is real. Eating disorders are real. Mental Illnesses are real. Whilst the notion of being sick without having physical symptoms may be relatively new to societal acceptance, there is today (thankfully) little to no denying that a person can appear to be completely fine externally, but be simultaneously sick internally. The […]

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Confidence is an outfit, a persona, and a life changer

Likes, comments, shares, re-tweets — these are the things that dictate our generation. Admittedly, the degree to which you are affected by these notifications compared to someone else may not be equal — it probably isn’t — but the fact remains that for almost all of us, that little flash of virtual approval, or disapproval, dictates our moods. […]

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Joining a Sorority Changed My Life

Let’s be real here, sororities have a pretty distinct reputation. I’m talking clicking fingers, blonde girls, low GPA’s, meaningless gossip and Barbie Doll physiques (only the hottest, of course). Thanks to Hollywood, the media, in general, and possibly a little bit of truth, this image has become universal — so much so that I, the […]