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2009-07-05 10:05:00

A recent study shows that self-help mantras only boost the spirit of those with high self-esteem.Canadian researchers, whose study appears in the journal Psychological Science, found that people with low self-esteem felt worse after repeating positive statements about themselves.Phrases such as "I am a lovable person," only helped people who had a high self-esteem.According to a UK psychologist, people base their feelings on real evidence from their lives.The self-help industry got its start...


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ambsace
  • Bad luck; misfortune.
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