How to Stop Feeling Inferior: 5 Proven Strategies
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You deserve to feel good about who you are.
4.8 (12 ratings)
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Last updated 11/2015
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1.5 hours on-demand audio
  • 1 Article
  • 7 Supplemental Resources
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  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Overcome fears and self-doubts
  • Feel more confident in social and professional settings
  • Find courage to express yourself more assertively
  • Achieve more on the job or in your personal life
  • Recognize your inherent value as a unique person
  • Attract happier and more successful people into your life
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Learn 5 proven strategies to start feeling better about yourself, right away.

This new course from top-rated instructors Steve Churchill and Dr. Roger Allen will help you overcome feelings of inferiority which may be holding you back from achieving your goals and dreams.

We'll start out by discussing the term inferiority complex and list the symptoms of this self-defeating behavior.

After a lesson on the reasons and benefits of why you should work to eliminate feelings of inferiority, we present the 5 actionable strategies you can use to start feeling better about yourself right away.

Each one of these lessons is followed by a worksheet of exercises you can complete to start applying each strategy in your life.

If you've struggled with having healthy self-esteem, if you've had a difficult time managing emotional and psychological fallout from damaging experiences, or, if you just want to build up your self-confidence a little bit more, then join us and the thousands of other students who have already enrolled in our courses.

Bonus Material

This course includes free bonuses of a printable quick reference guide, all the audio files as MP3 downloads, an extra lesson on "moving forward," and guaranteed responses from the instructors to any question you post in the discussion area.

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Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to develop healthier, sustainable self-esteem
  • Anyone who wants to build more self-confidence
  • Anyone having difficulty managing the pain of past, damaging experiences
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Curriculum For This Course
22 Lectures
Overview of an Inferiority Complex
6 Lectures 28:50

In this introductory lesson, you will get an overview of this course, and a brief introduction to your instructors, Steven Churchill and Dr. Roger K. Allen.

Preview 05:00

In this lesson, we will suggest a few strategies you can use to get the most out of your investment in this course. Dr. Allen will explain how this course can benefit you both immediately, and long into the future.

Get the Most from This Course

This lesson will discuss a few different perspectives on what an inferiority complex is and whether or not it is inescapable. You will learn how overcoming these feelings will ultimately depend on the choices and committments you are willing to make.

Preview 05:17

This video will discuss some of the obvious, and not-so-obvious characteristics of an inferiority complex. You will learn how these things sabotage your life, if you do not overcome them.

Symptoms of an Inferiority Complex

This lesson is intended to help you get motivated to diminish or eliminate feelings of inferiority in your life. You will see how doing so will improve every element of you life.

Benefits of Conquering Your Inferiority Complex

This set of exercises (printable worksheet) will help you strengthen your commitment to conquer feelings of inferiority by identifying the ways it will improve your career, personal, and social lives.

[Exercise] Benefits You'll Get from Overcoming Feelings of Inferiority
1 page

This quiz checks to see if you grasp the important principles we've discussed so far in the course.

[QUIZ] Basics About Inferiority Complex
3 questions
Strategies 1 & 2: Conquering Your Inferiority Complex
5 Lectures 18:07

This lesson gives you a quick overview of the 5 strategies we'll discuss to help you overcome feelings of inferiority.

Overview of the 5 Strategies

In this lesson you will learn how the habit of comparing yourself to other people, for better or for worse, leads to distortions and only resluts in feelings of inferiority or superiority; both of which are damaging to you personal, social, and professional opportunities.

Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

This lesson features a set of exercises (printable worksheet) that will help you stop making inappropriate comparisons of yourself to other people.

[Exercise] How to Stop the Comparisons
1 page

This lesson suggests that you can diminish feelings of inferiority by committing to pursue expertise in a specific area. In addition, you will learn how selecting an area to develop expertise in that contributes to the well-being of other people has the greatest effect on your self-esteem.

Developing Expertise in Your Chosen Area

This lesson contains a set of exercises (printable worksheet) that will help you begin identifying possible areas to develop expertise in.

[Exercise] What Expertise Will You Develop?
1 page

This quiz reinforces a few of the important points about stopping comparisons to other people and identifying areas of expertise you can pursue.

[QUIZ] Comparisons & Expertise
3 questions
Strategies 3, 4, & 5: Conquering Your Inferiority Complex
6 Lectures 16:36

This lesson discusses how we often "externalize" the sources of our own self-esteem and how that provides a poor foundation for feeling good about ourselves.

Become the Source of How You Feel About Yourself

You will work through a series of exercises to identify inappropriate dependencies on external sources for your self esteem, and initiate habits that help you regain control of how you feel about yourself.

[Exercise] Internalize the Source of Your Self-Esteem
1 page

In this video, you will learn how to satisfy your own needs by working to fulfill those same needs in other peoples' lives.

Giving What You Want to Receive to Other People

This set of exercises will help you identify what you think you need most from others, and then develop a simple plan to start giving that to them.

[Exercise] What Do Other People Need from You?
1 page

This video will help you realize how negative self-talk may be contributing to a sense of inferiority. You begin to understand that by controlling your internal dialogue, you can multiply positive message of reinforcement to yourself.

Defeat Your Self-Defeating Beliefs

This set of exercises will help you elminate self-manufactured distorions about yourself and your circumstances and introduct things you can do to improve your self-talk.

[Exercise] Eliminating Distortions & Improving Internal Dialogue
2 pages

[QUIZ] Externalizing, Making Contributions, and Improving Self-Talk
3 questions
Summary & Additional Resources
5 Lectures 01:24:52

This lesson provides a quick review to summarize and reinforce the main points from this course.

Summary & Review

This lesson contains a downloadable/printable PDF quick refernce guide you can use to recall and reinforce the important points from this course.

[Bonus] Quick Reference Guide
1 page

This lesson contains a brief example of how forgiveness is necessary, often as a first step, in overcoming feelings of inferiority in your life.

[Bonus] How to Move Forward and Forgive

This lesson contains a link to download a compressed, .zip folder containing all the audio files for this course. Listen to them while you are on-the-go to revisit what you learned in this course.

[Bonus] MP3 Audio Files

You can listen to all the audio for this course, uninterrupted, by playing the audio file in this lesson (1 hour 15 minutes).

[Audio] Continuous Track for Entire Course
About the Instructor
Steve Churchill
4.6 Average rating
219 Reviews
9,564 Students
5 Courses
Author + Instructional Designer

Steven is an author and instructional designer who successfully creates interactive training programs for thousands of employees in several of the U.S.'s largest companies. He's committed to helping people get better work and income through learning new, more marketable skills. He earned Master's and Bachelor's degrees, but his career and business depend primarily on self-taught skills. He wrote the book, How to Learn Higher Paying Skills, available on Amazon. He's launched his own instructional media company, Didactable, LLC. He finds it odd to refer to himself in third-person!

Roger K. Allen
4.6 Average rating
64 Reviews
3,214 Students
2 Courses
Author, Consultant, Speaker, & Father

Roger K. Allen, PhD, co-founded and served as President of the Human Development Institute from 1981 to 1990 and provided thousands of hours of individual, marriage and family counseling to a diverse client population for the next ten years. In addition to coordinating the work of other professionals, he created and taught programs in personal and family development (including parenting) which have been taught dozens of times in several cities around the country. Dr. Allen also co-founded the Center for Organizational Design in which he's worked with leaders of many Fortune 500 companies such as AT&T Capital, Merck Pharmaceuticals, Honeywell, Proctor & Gamble, Hewlett Packard, and Coach Leatherware to help leaders define their vision and create a high performance workplace in which each employee is a contributing partner in the business. Dr. Allen has certified over 800 trainers and consultants from around the world to use his programs. His training in both leadership and personal/family development has been acclaimed as among the most most influential learning experiences available anywhere.

"In my career as a specialist providing treatment to adolescents and their families, I have seen many parenting theories, models and books but nothing which rises to the stature of this work by Dr. Allen." Michael E. Berrett, Ph.D., Psychologist, nationally known clinical teacher, and CEO of Center for Change

“You have done a masterful job and your work will be a great blessing to thousands of parents."Dr. Dennis Deaton, Award-winning Author: Ownership Spirit and Co-founder of Quma Learning Systems

Roger Allen takes a difficult subject that is close to our hearts, and in an engaging manner, inspires us to become better parents and grandparents." Hyrum Smith, Co-Founder FranklinCovey

“The results have been amazing." Janis Blake, mother, grandmother, and former school teacher

“My absolute favorite 'go -to' parenting resource. Keri Krout,Mother of 7, parent coach, early childhood educator

"The preparation, teaching and writing that Roger Allen has done has changed more lives than you and I can imagine. Literally thousands of professionals are exposed each year to his material and the ripple effect has changed people's lives, made work easy, faster and better. Almost weekly I get rave reviews on his material. I cannot say enough about this man and his writings. I have purchased cases of his books and material to share with others. Call me or write me if you desire further insights on his work." March 26, 2009, Jim Ullery, President, Center for Organizational Energy