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How to Help Someone with Depression Using These Simple Words and Actions

By | 2017-11-15T13:32:33+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

If you want to know how to help someone with depression, consider the words you say and things you do. Choose these wisely. Understanding how to help someone with depression takes time. When I get depressed, there are words that help and words that do not. Phrases and words of encouragement like, “Get over it” [...]

7 Types of Unhealthy Mother-Daughter Relationships and How Each Affects Your Life

By | 2017-11-11T11:39:55+00:00 November 11th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

There are more unhealthy mother-daughter relationships than you might think. In fact, it’s possible that the connection with your own daughter is flawed. What you once thought was normal behavior may, in fact, be toxic. There are little indicators that prove you've witnessed unhealthy mother-daughter relationships, which are in dire need of repair. Those snarky remarks [...]

I Hate Myself: How to Stop Self-Pity and Feel Better about Yourself

By | 2017-11-07T14:29:48+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

If I claim that I hate myself, does it mean that I truly have a dislike for my life or does it mean I’m indulging in a pity party? It’s time to stop both! The statement, I hate myself! doesn’t usually mean you truly hate yourself. Most of the time, this statement is used to [...]

What Are Automatic Negative Thoughts and How to Deal with Them

By | 2017-11-04T20:35:56+00:00 November 4th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

I have dealt with anxiety and panic attacks for most of my life, but it is only recently that I have realized how automatic negative thoughts nurture this anxious state of mind. Automatic negative thoughts don’t just affect those who suffer from panic and anxiety, they are typically associated with people who are depressed. It [...]

How a Good Night’s Sleep Is Crucial for Mental Health and Cognitive Performance

By | 2017-11-01T13:37:42+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Multiple studies show that good night’s sleep is essential for maintaining one’s mental health and cognitive functions in shape. It used to be that sleeping was associated with weakness or attributed to being boring. How many times have you heard the sayings, "sleep is for the weak" or "I'll sleep when I'm dead!" Sage advice? [...]

8 Best Movies about Depression That Show What It Feels Like

By | 2017-10-31T15:16:36+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , |

Melancholia (2011) is one of the best movies about depression. Sometimes depression cannot be described with words alone. There are movies about depression which can do a much better job of describing this darkness. I’ve noticed people trying to describe what depression feels like, and they fail horribly. I cannot even describe [...]

5 Ways You Could Have Experienced Emotional Abandonment as a Child

By | 2017-10-28T16:11:09+00:00 October 28th, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , |

There are reasons why you act the way you do and say the things you say. Many of your actions as an adult come from emotional abandonment as a child. Childhood physical or mental abuse is bad, but consider another form of torture: childhood emotional abandonment. No one wants to experience violence or screaming, but [...]

Color Psychology: How Different Colors Affect Our Perception

By | 2017-10-26T15:47:15+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

Color psychology studies the ways different colors affect us. It can even reveal your personality traits depending on your favorite color. Do you have a favorite color? Is your wardrobe made up of shades of a certain hue? Why do you think this is? Why are we attracted to one color rather than others? Could [...]