Bernard had been feeling down for so long that he finally decided to seek the aid of a psychiatrist. At the psychiatrist's office, Bernard spilled his guts, then waited for the profound wisdom of the psychiatrist to make him feel better. The psychiatrist asked Bernard a few questions, took some notes then sat thinking in silence for a few minutes with a puzzled look on his face. Suddenly, he looked up with an expression of delight and said, "I think your problem is low self-esteem. It's very common among losers."