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4 Examples of Sublimation That Demonstrate How It Works in Daily Life

By |2020-01-23T18:15:40+02:00January 23rd, 2020|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

We all have thoughts and feelings which we know are 'not okay' by society's standards. It's a natural element of the human condition. What sets humans apart from animals is not a lack of animal impulses, but rather how we manage our animal impulses. One of the techniques we subconsciously use is sublimation. Following is [...]

  • Morning Depression

Morning Depression: Why You Wake Up Feeling Depressed and How to Cope

By |2020-01-23T13:34:02+02:00January 23rd, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Did you wake up depressed and tired? The good news is there are ways to help. A diurnal variation known as morning depression happens to more people than you think. Sometimes these changes in overall mood happen rapidly and randomly. The strange thing is, people often just think it’s grogginess or a normal process of [...]

  • difference between grief and depression

What’s the Difference Between Grief and Depression? 6 Things That Separate Them

By |2020-01-19T19:51:42+02:00January 19th, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

Did you know there’s a difference between grief and depression? Well, it can be complicated to explain. In simple terms, grief can eventually go away, while depression can last for a lifetime. But that’s not all you need to know. There are other facets of these conditions that separate one from the other. Learning the [...]

  • narrative therapy anxiety

6 Narrative Therapy Tricks to Use to Calm Down Your Anxiety

By |2020-01-17T15:13:06+02:00January 17th, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , |

Feeling anxious makes you feel bad about yourself sometimes. But narrative therapy shows us that many things are not as they seem. During the struggles of mental illness, I fought for my self-esteem and worth, and I'm still fighting. And when I say “fought”, I mean, kicking and screaming inside my head. I also mean [...]

  • Overly Critical Person

7 Signs You Are an Overly Critical Person and How to Stop Being One

By |2020-01-16T20:54:19+02:00January 16th, 2020|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

You may think that you aren’t an overly critical person until you read about it. If you are, you can learn how to stop. I am an overly critical person. There, I went ahead and admitted a fact about myself. To be honest, in the last few months, I’ve realized quite a bit of unhealthy [...]

  • Letting Go of Grudges

Why Letting Go of Grudges Is Crucial for Your Happiness and How to Do It

By |2020-01-10T13:33:45+02:00January 10th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

I think it’s fair to say that we’ve all been wronged in some way. Whether it’s a nasty break-up, betrayal by a friend, or an old school bully, once we hold a grudge against them, it’s hard to let go. Letting go of grudges is good for our health, but it’s hard to do. We [...]

  • mere exposure effect

Mere Exposure Effect: 3 Examples Show Why You Love Things You Used to Hate

By |2019-12-29T21:05:37+02:00January 4th, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , |

The mere exposure effect can guide our preferences without us even realizing. In a year, you may like something you hate right now. Have you ever wondered why your preferences change as you get older? Maybe you hated olives and now you love them. Maybe you and your best friend hated each other and now [...]

  • post-holiday depression

How to Cope with Post-Holiday Depression and Return to Daily Life

By |2019-12-28T13:12:43+02:00January 2nd, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

Most people look forward to the holidays, but post-holiday depression can be difficult. The excitement of the holidays, no matter what holiday you observe, is overwhelming and joyful, but after the holidays are over, depression can set in. Most of us know about this feeling, it either creeps in after Christmas or follows up after [...]