I remember one girl who told me that at school she felt very insecure, she did not believe in ourselves. Went to school one year earlier than others, and this, in her words, significantly influenced the success. But with time, everything changed. Invisible girl eventually turned into a beautiful girl. The reaction of the environment, especially children, has helped because its idea of itself has experienced significant changes. Previously, she considered herself inferior, which was due to poor success. Now it has grown self-confidence as a consequence of success among the youths. So, as we see, and changes in views on the most myself, too, are constantly affect our environment.
And one more example. His often cited in the literature of psychology. In one of the overseas universities group of psychology students decided to experience. Selected female students, which is not isolated from any other appearance or clothing, absolutely nothing. Throughout the year, the students one by one to express his passion for her by her appearance, intelligence, behavior. A year later, shy, invisible girl was just another person – confident, active young woman, without any complexes.
Undoubtedly, many more belong to undertake research to determine which of the factors of the outside world a positive impact on the character and destiny of people, and which form an inferiority complex and condemn them to unhappy lives. The notion of "self-image" in the new psychology. Nevertheless, over two thousand years ago, back in ancient times, the Greeks advanced the thesis: "Know most themselves.