• story of your life narrative psychology

What Is the Story of Your Life? How You Tell It May Reveal Who You Are

By |2020-06-01T22:10:46+03:00April 18th, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , |

You might not often get a chance to tell the story of your life, but when you do how would you tell it? Recent research has shown that the way you tell the story of your life has an impact on your personality and your well-being. In this post, we take a look at how [...]

  • everything is falling apart truths

When Everything Is Falling Apart, Remember 6 Sobering Truths

By |2020-06-01T22:11:38+03:00April 18th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , |

Never have our lives been so unusual. We are truly living in unprecedented times and honestly, it feels a little like everything is falling apart. We’ve lost our jobs, our incomes, and our security. Our friends and family are being forced to stay away. Nothing feels all that great right now. Still, inside the darkness, [...]

  • being ghosted signs

5 Signs You Are Being Ghosted and How to Deal with It

By |2020-06-01T22:12:29+03:00April 17th, 2020|Categories: Personality|Tags: , , |

Being ghosted is not a great feeling. Ghosting is when a person you have been dating, usually at an early stage of the relationship suddenly starts ignoring you. They don’t reply to messages, perhaps even block you and effectively turn into a ‘ghost’. So how do you know if your boyfriend or girlfriend is ghosting [...]

  • elderly loneliness causes effects

Elderly Loneliness and Its 4 Causes and Effects

By |2020-06-01T22:13:23+03:00April 17th, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

Loneliness can affect people at any stage of their lives. However, as we get older, the fundamentals of life and death mean we become more vulnerable to loneliness. From retirement to bereavement, ill health, and physical distance from loved ones, common causes of loneliness can mount up as we age. But what do we mean [...]

  • stockdale paradox

Stockdale Paradox: How It Can Help You Survive the Worst

By |2020-06-01T22:14:38+03:00April 16th, 2020|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology|Tags: , |

Would you describe yourself as an optimist or a pessimist? Perhaps you’re more of an idealist? Maybe you think it’s important to see the reality of a situation? In any case, is it better to be one or the other? The Stockdale Paradox states that a mixture of realism and optimism is the best way [...]

  • introvert and antisocial difference

4 Differences Between Antisocial and Introvert: Which One Are You?

By |2020-06-01T22:16:45+03:00April 16th, 2020|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

Introverts are almost always mistaken for being antisocial. The immediate assumption is that they don’t want to be around others because they don’t like anyone. Their reclusiveness is seen as hostile. Antisocial and introvert could appear similar at surface level, but they aren’t the same at all. Antisocial people could be introverted or extroverted. Being [...]

  • defensive pessimism

How Defensive Pessimism Can Help You Cope with Anxiety

By |2020-06-01T22:17:30+03:00April 15th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

Stop telling people that everything is going to be fine. Sometimes it isn’t, and this is where defensive pessimism helps us cope with that fact. Not everything in the world goes according to plan. Some things go terribly wrong. For optimists, this can be devastating. You see, optimistic people, while their happiness is usually pretty [...]

  • emotional awareness build

Why Emotional Awareness Is Important and How to Build It

By |2020-06-01T22:19:18+03:00April 15th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Emotional awareness - or emotional intelligence - will not only connect you better to others but also to yourself. The ability to be aware of the emotions of others can go a long way in creating better connections. Being able to empathize with another person is at the cornerstone of building real intimacy and connection. [...]