By Jonathan O'Callaghan. Some people believe it's having a positive mental attitude, while others claim it's being wealthy. Professor Karen Pine from the University of Hertfordshire said that specific clothing - including even superhero T-shirts - can make people more confident in all sorts of situations. A new book by Professor Karen Pine from the University of Hertfordshire suggests that what you wear can boost or lower your self-esteem.
No one has it all of the time. We women have particular difficulty developing self-confidence. We instinctively focus on everyone but ourselves. Girls often are encouraged to be passive, and not too daring or confident.
When I was in high school, we didn't have social media. I know, I know. I'm 34 and from one of the last generations to go through my formative years free of the ways social media wrecks self-esteem.
And every year, these tweets — often posted by women — draw attention to how the show makes some of us really feel. Sure, there are the hilarious, self-deprecating tweets that talk about the two tons of ice cream we're gonna eat while watching these lithe models strut their stuff in skimpy lingerie. And then there are tweets about seriously needing to go to the gym, using the Victoria's Secret show as a motivator.