andreea
Andreea is a writer who is deeply passionate about the wonders of life, emotions, and psychology. She holds an honours bachelor of science degree in Psychology with Education from the University of South Wales. Her motto is, "What comes easy won't last long and what lasts long won't come easy." You can follow Andreea on Linkedin.

How Your Inner Critic Sabotages Your Growth and 5 Strategies to Deal with It

We all have an inner critic. It is completely natural to have one, but the problem is when it starts to hinder our growth. In a society strongly marked by consumerism, we often have the tendency - in some instances, an exaggerated one - to compare ourselves to our friends,…

What Is Psychological Deflection and How It Might Be Blocking Your Growth

Psychological deflection is often considered a narcissistic abuse tactic. However, you might be using it too without even knowing. Deflection, by definition, is a method of changing the course of an object, an emotion, or thought from its original source. Psychological deflection is seen as a narcissistic abuse tactic used…

Beck’s Cognitive Triad and How It Can Help You Heal the Root of Depression

Beck's cognitive triad is one of the most influential theories to determine the root cause of depressive disorders and offer ways to cope with them. First of all, we should mention that depression is one of the most common emotional disorders. That’s why substantial efforts have been made to determine…

Golden Child in a Narcissistic Family and What Lies behind a Perfect Image

At first sight, a golden child may look like the perfect child who is likely to have a successful life. But are things really that perfect? Before we talk about the phenomenon of a golden child, let’s mention that every parent has dreams for their child. Parents plan for the…