My mind, my thoughts, my words

Beauty ideals across time and cultures and the desire to look like “them”

We are all human beings we all look different. That’s just what it is. And wouldn’t it be dull if everyone looked the same? If you try so hard to … Continue reading

30/10/2016 · Leave a comment

Why do we torture ourselves?

Women are notoriously more critical about their appearance. We are objectified in the media, try to live up to unachievable beauty ideals, and all this results in is dissatisfaction. But being … Continue reading

27/03/2014 · Leave a comment

Social Cognitive Theory (for Personality) (P8)

Bandura wanted to focus on thinking (cognition) and self processes (people are given control and personal agency: their goals, self-evaluation, self-efficacy). The theory should have useful applications in therapy. Mischel … Continue reading

17/04/2013 · 1 Comment