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The Dark Side of Empathy No One Talks about

By | 2017-05-21T16:45:07+00:00 May 21st, 2017|Categories: Empath and HSP, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

The dark side of empathy is rarely noticed or talked about. Yet, it exists and can poison an empath’s life. Empathy is the capacity to be able to put oneself into another person’s shoes and understand their thoughts and feelings. An empath is a person who has the ability to resonate with other people, on [...]

5 Reasons Bouts of Depression Are More Common in Empaths and Highly Sensitive People

By | 2017-05-14T15:50:14+00:00 May 14th, 2017|Categories: Empath and HSP, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

When HSP’s and empaths are unable to get away from environments that stress them, or to get time alone, they can experience bouts of depression. Empaths and highly sensitive people (HSP’s) are often over-stimulated by their environment. They are very sensitive to other people’s behavior, moods and actions. Noisy and chaotic environments can also be difficult for them [...]

Modern Slavery: 5 Tools Today’s Society Uses to Take away Our Freedom

By | 2017-05-12T18:31:11+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

In our current society, we have more choice than ever – but do we have true freedom? Many elements of our society seem more like a form of modern slavery. Modern slavery might be a strong word, and I am not comparing our suffering to that of actual slaves. However, there are parallels. Understanding these [...]

7 Reasons Emotional Release Is Crucial for Your Mental Health (and How to Do It)

By | 2017-04-28T22:34:50+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Repressing or bottling up emotions can be bad for our health and wellbeing. Instead, we should aim to find emotional release for our negative feelings. Many of us suppress our emotions for a variety of reasons. We may not have felt safe expressing strong emotions in childhood, or we may have learned to suppress emotions [...]

Dreams about Teeth Falling Out and 6 More Common Nightmares and Their Meaning

By | 2017-04-29T23:28:54+00:00 April 29th, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

The quirky title of this post must have grabbed your attention or drawn a few laughs. If you do have dreams about teeth falling out, you may do so yourself. However, those who are familiar with dream interpretation will know that such a dream has a serious meaning. Like other nightmares, it shows the fears [...]

Physical Symptoms of Anxiety: 6 Ways Anxiety Affects your Body

By | 2017-04-28T15:52:39+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Categories: Medicine & Genetics, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

Not only does anxiety confound your mind, there are also physical symptoms of anxiety. Over time, you will see the damage, caused by years of stress and worry. During my early twenties, I never believed that those sleepless nights and hours crying would ever amount to physical scars. I didn’t discover the physical symptoms of anxiety [...]

Feel Exhausted All the Time? 3 Spiritual and Psychological Reasons and Solutions for Your Tiredness

By | 2017-05-21T16:49:46+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , |

If you feel exhausted all the time, there may be a physical cause. However, some psychological and spiritual issues can also cause extreme fatigue. If you feel exhausted all the time, even after waking up from a good night’s sleep, then there is something in your life that you need to fix. The first step [...]

How Mentally Strong People Stay Calm with These 6 Science-Backed Strategies

By | 2017-04-13T22:40:55+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Stress can cause health problems, reduce productivity and lead to bad decisions. But mentally strong people use these 6 key strategies to stay calm. We all know that stress can be bad for us and is one of the leading causes of many health problems we experience. But stress can also put a strain on [...]

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