Always, since we were little, we have been taught the importance of our attitude when facing the vicissitudes of life or day-to-day problems. A positive and courageous attitude to go far. The truth is that this attitude that we adopt in our lives is going to be closely linked to our self-esteem, and frequently our self-esteem is undermined for various reasons that makes us think that we are inferior to others. Today we are going to talk about that feeling of inferiority that can be so present in our days and what are the guidelines that you will have to stop doing in order to be a little bit happier .

Social networks can be a source of pressure that we are submitting to daily, making us constantly compare our life with that of others, which can lead us to think of ourselves as inferior people or that we may not be enjoying life like the others. others. This is just one of the many ways in which that feeling of inferiority can appear , if you want to know more, keep reading the article.

Possible causes of the feeling of inferiority

The feeling of inferiority that appears due to a decrease in self-esteem can affect both young adolescents and adults. No one is exempt from having an erroneous or pessimistic self-concept, therefore, it is best to go to professional psychology experts. Going to a professional does not have to be a reason for embarrassment , and yet we should go regularly and not occasionally.

The possible causes or origin of the feeling of inferiority can be very diverse; from a high exposure of our personal life on social networks , to envy. The truth is that it is quite frequent and common that people tend to wonder why they feel inferior to others , and it is that certain acts would be leading us to this feeling.

We said that attitude is fundamental in life, a positive and honest attitude to face all adversities. On the other hand, a negative or pessimistic attitude or thought can cause us great problems, such as giving up that ability to fight or to move on. The problem of adopting a pessimistic attitude , in addition to greatly affecting our self-esteem, is also contagious. Therefore, if continuously, for example, at work we are in a negative environment, in the end we will end up adopting this vision with ourselves .

We mentioned the power of social networks and how they can be harmful if we are constantly comparing ourselves with others. The insecurity in us increases the more time we spend trying to overcome the canons imposed by society. Therefore, social networks, following inappropriate use, can be a hotbed of thoughts tending to negativity . We have to accept ourselves as we are, understanding that our person is unique and that for this reason we must feel special.

The need for comparison is also closely linked to the need for approval , another factor that undermines our self-esteem. We cannot, nor should we, try to please and like everyone, we have to try to be ourselves at all times and that also leads to people who are not compatible with our way of acting and / or thinking, maintaining our essence has to be our maxim .

The envy and anxiety are also breeding grounds for feelings of inferiority, and that there are no more harmful for us to feel envy. Think more about yourself and your life , all the achievements you have achieved, everything you have as friends or the love of others. Do not let envy overcome you , remember, focus on your virtues and be grateful for everything you are and everything you have become.

How to overcome the feeling of inferiority?

We explained how it is necessary to normalize the figure of the psychologist and attend frequently for consultation, we must not wait or let what worries us pass, so it is best to always be in the hands of professionals .

Some guidelines that we can carry out to escape from that feeling of inferiority are the following: Focus on yourself, give yourself the opportunity to know yourself more and better and accept yourself as you are, be grateful for your virtues and look at your defects as an opportunity for improvement. Be aware that you are a unique being and that there is no one in the world who is perfect or always happy at all times. Give yourself permission to feel bad when you need to, but don’t overdo the problems that occur. Think that you are capable of achieving everything you set your mind to, and know your limits.

Do things because they make you happy, find the balance between your strengths and weaknesses and love yourself , love yourself very much and make yourself known to the world as you really are, because human beings are wonderful.

Elle Mcdonald

I am Elle Mcdonald Specializations in Psychology . Graduated in psychology from the University of Tennessee in 2000. Diploma of Advanced Studies in the Department of Personality, Evaluation and psychological treatments with excellent results.

First Level of Master in Clinical Psychology at the Center for Behavioral Therapists (recognized with a scientific-professional nature by the College of Psychologists)

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