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What Is Holiday Depression and 10 Simple Ways to Cope with It

By |2019-02-14T19:18:54+00:00February 14th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Holiday depression is a feeling of lowliness and despair felt during the holiday months or on holidays like Christmas and Thanksgiving. Holidays come with a whole bundle of responsibilities and pressure. From coping with financial chaos to losing sleep over loneliness and awkward family gatherings, holidays and vacations cast a murky spell upon many teenagers [...]

Signs and Causes of Compulsive Lying and How to Stop This Habit

By |2019-02-13T14:48:35+00:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

At times, we can all tell a small white lie, but compulsive lying is a completely different animal. People who have the habit of compulsive lying tell lies about the most random things. If you ask them what they did over the weekend, they might say, "I went fishing with some friends". In fact, they [...]

How to Overcome Fear and Phobias with These 10 Science-Backed Strategies

By |2019-02-08T19:52:31+00:00February 8th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

This article on how to overcome fear will be helpful for everybody because everyone is afraid of something. Fear is a natural response that protects us from danger as well as other threatening circumstances we can encounter in our lives. However, sometimes this natural reaction goes a bit crazy and this can cause a certain [...]

10 Rare Mental Disorders You Have Probably Never Heard about

By |2019-02-06T19:40:40+00:00February 6th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We can all name some common mental disorders. For instance, depression, anxiety, OCD are just a few. But what about rare mental disorders? The mind is a wonderful thing. After all, it’s what makes us human. It separates us from animals. But when it goes wrong, it can produce some horrifying symptoms. Here are 10 [...]

What Is Middle Child Syndrome and 5 Signs You Are Suffering from It

By |2019-02-06T19:16:27+00:00February 6th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

Middle Child Syndrome has been consistently brushed off as a myth, but it is very, very real. What Is Middle Child Syndrome? Middle Child Syndrome is not a clinical syndrome. However, it is a known psychological phenomenon with numerous effects on children due to their birth order. Middle Child Syndrome is the feeling of being [...]

How to Talk to a Narcissist to Avoid Being Used, Blamed and Manipulated

By |2019-02-02T13:58:19+00:00February 1st, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

If there’s someone toxic in your life, it can be almost unbearable. Learning how to talk to a narcissist can be one of the most difficult tasks you will ever experience. My entire life has been engulfed in a narcissistic fog. My parents, my friends, and my romantic partners have all exhibited narcissistic behavior around [...]

10 Signs of Unhealthy Codependent Behavior and How to Change It

By |2019-01-28T15:00:04+00:00January 28th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

It’s possible that, unknowingly, you have fallen into the trap of codependent behavior. Codependent behavior is a harmful type of behavior that is also known as addiction to relationships - even if the relationship is toxic or violent. Let's take Prisca for example. Prisca grew up in a home where her mother was physically and [...]

What Is a Positive Bias and How It Distorts Your Perception of Other People

By |2019-01-26T16:37:18+00:00January 26th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

What is a positive bias, you ask? A positive bias is a tendency in humans to overestimate when good things will happen. There is even a specific use of the term positive bias in research. It refers to when someone in research only publishes positive outcomes. A positive bias is normally seen as a good [...]