Why It’s Worth It To Pay The Costs of Being Yourself

“Being yourself” isn’t always easy. It means being honest about who you are – how you think, feel, and act – and sometimes that may turn people off. In this way, being yourself comes with costs. People will see you. … Continue reading

An Extreme Fear of Disapproval

We often have an extreme fear of disapproval from others. This can often be driven by our evolutionary history (in the past, we depended on social approval from members of our tribe in order to survive), as well as social … Continue reading