Kim Kardashian, we’ve got some great news for you: selfies could actually be beneficial for your well-being! If a selfie-stick is currently sitting pretty on your Amazon wish list you might be encourage to splash the cash once you check out the six ways a selfie can improve your self-esteem.
1 They capture a treasured memory
And with good memories comes a rush of associated emotions that you felt at the time, giving you an emotional pep.
2 They remind you of a time when you felt great about yourself
Remember that office party, girlie get together, family occasion or even that bored half hour you had last Sunday that features a good ol’ selfie session? You were looking great and feeling even better.
3 They encourage others to smile
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Research has proving that looking at pictures of smiling faces and smiling as you do, can make you feel better. So your grinning mush is likely to spark a smile from a loved one.
4 They encourage you to embrace your beauty
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5 They can make you feel more comfortable in social settings
6 They can turn your frown upside down