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About Becky Storey

Becky Storey is a professional writer who has been passionate about the way we think and the human mind since she developed chronic anxiety many years ago. Now she loves to write and educate people on mental health and wellbeing. When Becky is not writing, you’ll find her outside with her Labrador, sitting behind a jigsaw puzzle, or baking something with too much sugar.

5 Reasons Behind Oversharing on Social Media and How to Stop It

By |2019-11-15T09:25:05+03:00November 15th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We love social media. It is an undeniable part of daily life now, and for the most part, that’s okay. Unfortunately, sometimes it can all get too much and we start oversharing personal things on social media. We all know someone whose social media is flooded with stories that are too personal and too detailed [...]

6 Signs of a Conceited Person and How to Deal with Them

By |2019-11-07T18:04:51+03:00November 7th, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , |

Have you ever been (un)fortunate enough to meet the kind of person who thinks the world revolves around them? These kinds of people spend their lives up on their high horse and refuse to come down. These people are conceited. Spending time with a conceited person is emotionally draining and can even be dangerous for [...]

5 Types of a Personality Clash between People and How to Handle It

By |2019-11-02T11:28:45+03:00November 2nd, 2019|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

In life, it seems, we’re forced into socializing with people we don’t get along with. Whether it’s at school or work, or maybe with a neighbor or a mutual friend, sometimes, we just have a personality clash with other people. It’s not that you outright dislike this person (though sometimes it could be). It’s often [...]

Saudade: A Profound Emotional State You’ve Probably Experienced

By |2019-11-01T12:35:01+03:00November 1st, 2019|Categories: History & Archaeology, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

Saudade is a Portuguese word. Its meaning is so complex that cannot be translated into one single word. It has a notoriously complicated definition which can be difficult to explain. There is no English word that it translates to, instead, we use entire phrases, to sum up, its depth. Saudade is often thought to be [...]

What Is Overgeneralization? How It’s Impairing Your Judgment and How to Stop It

By |2019-10-29T12:26:43+03:00October 29th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , |

Overgeneralization is a common way of thinking which is rarely referred to by its real name but is done by almost everyone. Most of us do it at least a little. But some of us allow ourselves to dive so deep into overgeneralizing almost everything that our mental health is at stake. We do this [...]

4 Signs of Toxic Positivity That Ruins Your Life and How to Avoid It

By |2019-10-27T13:23:48+03:00October 28th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Toxic positivity is a fairly new phenomenon. It has appeared almost directly as a result of the “good life” social media image and the rise of mental health awareness. In theory, more awareness and concern for mental health is a great thing. We've worked so hard to achieve global concern, but has it gone too [...]

5 Things Pretentious People Do to Seem Smarter and Cooler Than They Are

By |2019-10-24T21:01:46+03:00October 26th, 2019|Categories: Personality|Tags: , , , |

Have you ever found yourself faced with some incredibly pretentious people? Their lives are almost entirely fictional just to seem cooler, smarter, or somehow better in the eyes of everyone else. It’s human nature to want to be perceived as more impressive by other people. But the majority of us know it’s not necessary (or [...]

5 Specific Phobias That Can Arise from Social Anxiety

By |2019-10-24T16:57:05+03:00October 24th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Anxiety is crippling. It can suck up all your joy and confidence and leave you feeling overwhelmed and exhausted. Anxiety disorders breed specific phobias, and specific phobias breed anxiety. There are a few main types of anxiety, these are: Panic Disorder Agoraphobia Generalized Anxiety Disorder Social Anxiety Disorder Post-Traumatic-Stress Disorder Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Specific Phobias Social [...]