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8 Emotional Manipulation Tactics and How to Recognize Them

Physical or verbal abuse is easy to recognize because you can see it or hear it. However, emotional manipulation tactics aren’t always obvious. At some point in our lives, we’ve either witnessed emotional abuse, or we’ve been victims of this heartache. I can attest to being a survivor of a…

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

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…

How Defensive Pessimism Can Help You Cope with Anxiety

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…

Why Emotional Awareness Is Important and How to Build It

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…

How to Deal with Loneliness and Isolation During Quarantine

Being alone and being lonely are two different things. Learn how to deal with loneliness during this trying time. There’s nothing wrong with living alone. However, when quarantine happens, being alone may not be as comfortable as it once was. Even when we’re our only company at home, we can…

How to Handle Emotional Overwhelm as an Empath in a Crisis

Being an empath means constantly picking up on the emotions of other people. Be it positive, or more often negative, empaths can feel and manifest emotions that aren’t their own. This is usually uncomfortable but manageable under typical circumstances. Unfortunately, we aren’t under typical circumstances right now, and negative emotions are…