Posts Tagged ‘ego’

What Creates Healthy Self-Esteem?

Thursday, June 8th, 2017


Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.

— Oprah Winfrey

Arrogance can be a cover-up

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

Arrogance is often the camouflage of insecurity.

–Tim Fargo

Do you have a superiority complex?

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

It is common knowledge among psychologists that most of us underrate ourselves, short-change ourselves, sell ourselves short. Actually, there is no such thing as a superiority complex. People who seem to have one are actually suffering from feelings of inferiority; their “superior” self is a fiction, a cover-up, to hide from themselves and others their deep-down feelings of inferiority and insecurity.

–Maxwell Maltz


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