How to Stop Chasing Self-Esteem

Scientific American Mind:

The more you pursue self-esteem, the more your confidence—and happiness—will recede. The following four steps will help you break the cycle.

As soon as you sense that you are tense, obsessed or conflicted, pay attention, advises psychologist Jennifer Crocker of the Ohio State University. These emotions signal that your motivations may be tangled with self-esteem.

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