Do you boast or excessively admire yourself? If so, you may be a narcissist. Psychologists refer to excessive boasting as self-gossip. You may not be aware of your low self-esteem. The good news is that gossiping increases self-esteem for narcissists AND non-narcissists (individuals who are aware of their low self-esteem).
What is your level of narcissism and how much do you gossip about others?