Self-esteem doesn’t come from blowing kisses to your reflection in the mirror or repeating “I love myself” over and over.
It takes time and it takes work and it isn’t always easy.
According to some evolutionary psychologists, flirting may even be the foundation of civilisation as we know it.
They argue that the large human brain – our superior intelligence, complex language, everything that distinguishes us from animals – is the equivalent of the peacock's tail: a courtship device evolved to attract and retain sexual partners.
And for some, shyness seems to persist into adult life, almost as if it has become a 'habit'.
Shyness has its roots in self consciousness and usually dissipates as people mature and become more experienced.
The goals of the report are to: To request hard copies of Crossroads: The Psychology of Immigration in the New Century (Report of the 2011 APA Presidential Task Force on Immigration), please email.If you don’t feel good about yourself, you will never truly believe that someone else can love you and you will constantly be on the lookout for the other shoe to drop, for the guy you care about to leave, thus validating the fact that you are unworthy of love.