Tag Archives: Self-Esteem


Breaking Free from Childhood Hurts

It doesn’t matter that we are adults now. We still perceive the world through the lenses that we have developed in our childhood. We behave according to the belief systems that we have formed in our childhood. Our unprocessed psychological scars from our childhood affect the way we perceive the world and the way we […]


Personal Integrity: One of the Six Pillars of Self-Esteem

Nathaniel Branden mentions the practice of personal integrity as one of the six pillars of self-esteem in his book with the same title. The other five pillars are the following. The Practice of Living Consciously The Practice of Self-Acceptance The Practice of Self-Responsibility The Practice of Self-Assertiveness The Practice of Living Purposefully Branden emphasizes the […]


Personal Development Can Be Detrimental to Your Self-Esteem

And this is what to do about it. We, personal development enthusiasts, are usually very harsh on ourselves. We set very high goals. We are never satisfied with our progress. We are critical of ourselves, finding flaws in ourselves and in our lives. Once we fail to achieve our audacious goals, we ignore the progress […]

Burak Bilgin

Software developer with a Ph.D. and 15 years of experience. I write daily on personal development and life lessons. Sign up to my email newsletter to receive a weekly roundup of my latest posts.