大学生了没: Guys and their low self-esteem

It’s easy to know what girls are going through because they’d complain, blog, twit about it, put it on their MSN or Facebook status. Guys too have their own problems and guys being guys seldom discuss it with others. This episode discusses some of the issues that may cause low self-esteem in guys and reveal that some girls might not really mind all that much.

I’m often amused when guests come on shows and get neglected. Watch how the 2nd guest only had 2 chances to contribute after his introduction.

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Stop traumatising your kids!

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Children with a lower self-esteem, those who felt less in control of their lives, and those who worried often were more likely to gain weight over the next 20 years, the results showed.

Professor David Collier, who led the research, said: “What’s novel about this study is that obesity has been regarded as a medical metabolic disorder – what we’ve found is that emotional problems are a risk factor for obesity.

“This is not about people with deep psychological problems, all the anxiety and low self-esteem were within the normal range.”

[BBC NEWS | Health | Low self-esteem leads to obesity]

This finding is rather interesting as we always had the idea that people develop low self-esteem because they are fat. Parents should stop destroy childhoods because what they’re doing is growing future obese adults!

This prompts the question of the real reason behind the growing percentage of obesity in modern societies.Could it be a major shift in emotional state of the entire society?