Self Esteem

Here you will find articles about self-esteem, self-confidence, and self-care as well as important research findings and useful or/and interesting insights on these topics.

What is Self-Efficacy Theory in Psychology

What Is Self-Efficacy Theory? (Incl. 8 Examples & Scales)

You’ve no doubt heard of self-efficacy before, but it might not mean what you think it means. Self-efficacy is not self-image, self-worth, or any other [...]


What is Self-Esteem? A Psychologist Explains

“Believe in yourself.” That is the message that we encounter constantly, in books, television shows, superhero comics, and common myths and legends. We are told [...]

positive disintegration

Dabrowski’s Theory of Positive Disintegration in Psychology

Do you ever wonder why some people go through a life-altering crisis only to come out the other side stronger and more at peace with [...]

15 Best Self-Esteem Worksheets and Activities (Incl. PDF)

We all experience moments of self-doubt and uncertainty. Even the most confident and happy people have moments where they think, “I’m such a failure.” It’s [...]


What Is Self-Actualization? Meaning, Theory + Examples

The concept of self-actualization was brought into the mainstream by Abraham Maslow when he introduced his “hierarchy of needs.” Today, self-actualization is a bit more [...]

Albert Bandura: Self-Efficacy & Agentic Positive Psychology

Prof. Albert Bandura is one of the most highly cited academics in the world (Haggbloom et al., 2002). Bandura’s scholarship has formed part of many [...]

3 Self-Compassion Tools (PDF)