How to stop feeling inferior

Without doubt, the feeling of being of “lower quality” than others can be rather daunting and frustrating. To be able to successfully address them, we can start by understanding the concept itself — or what’s referred to in psychology as the “inferiority complex (IC).” It’s a term that originated by Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung and Alfred Alder —the most prominent psychologists of all time–who describe it …

Is introversion the secret underminer of our confidence?

We all know that the Big Five personality traits—openness to experience, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness and neuroticism—are important personality-determinants. Their varying combination in each of us dictates why we evolve to become who we are. And up until recently, scientists believed that we can’t do a single thing to change this. Or, as the saying goes …