Why self-esteem is failing us

‘…[T]he quest for inflated egos… is misguided and largely pointless. There’s nothing wrong with being confident… The trouble is how we try to achieve high self-regard. Often, it’s by undermining others or comparing our achievements to those around us. That’s not just unsustainable… it can also lead to narcissism or depressive bouts during hard times…’

Source: Business Insider