The “body positivity” movement on social media promotes self-confidence and love for your body and your flaws. While well-intentioned, this movement may be unrealistic for some and may end up putting more pressure on those who are already experiencing insecurities around their … [Read more...] about What is body neutrality and how can I achieve it?
Here at The Optimist Daily, we are all about empowerment. Whether it’s through societal, financial, or physical means, hearing these stories are important to inspire our own. That is why this Valentine’s Week, we wanted to share with you this interesting take on sexual … [Read more...] about To improve young people’s self esteem, ditch the term virginity
As social creatures, it’s natural to want to get along with our peers. This sometimes involves making compromises to balance the needs and wants of others, however, if we put too much value on the approval of others, then we are at risk of becoming “people pleasers.” People … [Read more...] about 5 ways to break your people-pleasing habits
At a time when it feels like there is no end to the potential sources of daily anxiety, finding strategies to mitigate anxiety becomes all the more important and your personal mindset is one of the strongest tools you have at your disposal. Today we share four tips on managing … [Read more...] about How to manage anxiety during uncertain times