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8 Signs You Grew Up as the Family Scapegoat and How to Heal from It

By |2019-03-18T20:32:50+03:00March 18th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Were you blamed for almost everything when you grew up? If so, you could possibly have been the family scapegoat. The family scapegoat is the portion of the dysfunctional family that takes the brunt of every situation. No matter what happened, even if the situation could not possibly be any fault of the scapegoat, this [...]

8 Myths about Depression That Make Many People Misunderstand This Illness

By |2019-04-08T16:12:38+03:00March 12th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Mental illness is serious. There are so many myths about depression which cause this particular illness to be discredited. We have to stop this. First off, I want to say that depression isn’t just sadness. It’s a real illness that destroys lives in many ways. Depression takes away the ability to function in a consistent [...]

5 Shocking Dissociative Identity Disorder Cases That Will Make You Think

By |2019-03-10T12:01:24+03:00March 10th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

For decades, researchers have focused on the psychological difficulties that present in dissociative identity disorder cases. But now they are realising there is another issue. Typically we associate dissociative identity disorder cases with multiple personalities or split personalities. So from the very start, we are exploring what’s happening with the identity or personality. As a [...]

6 Ways Being an Only Child Can Affect You & Your Relationships Later in Life

By |2019-03-05T15:31:22+03:00March 5th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

Being an only child has its good points and bad points. On the bright side, there is no risk of what has come to be known as middle child syndrome! Unfortunately, there are huge advantages to being part of a larger family. These outweigh many of the risks. Being an only child affects people throughout [...]

How to Spot False Confidence and Deal with the People Who Have It

By |2019-02-25T23:29:31+03:00February 25th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

False confidence. It’s surprising how common it is these days. But just how easy is it to spot? Most of us can tell the difference between arrogant people and those that are assertive. There’s usually a difference. For example, arrogant people can tend towards aggressive behaviour if challenged. Assertive people are more likely to have [...]

3 Types of Sons of Narcissistic Mothers and How They Struggle Later in Life

By |2019-02-24T19:54:07+03:00February 24th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

The effects of parental narcissism can be far-reaching, with sons of narcissistic mothers struggling later in life. We throw the term ‘narcissist’ around all too often, but true narcissism from a parent can affect children greatly. Sons of narcissistic mothers know this very well. What Is a Narcissist? We call people narcissists when they show [...]

Meaning of Metaphors: How We Use Them to Influence Language and Behaviour

By |2019-02-25T16:11:31+03:00February 24th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Metaphors enrich our language and allow us to make a deeper contextual connection. But did you know that the meaning of metaphors can also influence language and behaviour? So what do we mean when we talk about the meaning of metaphors? Metaphors are imaginative ways of describing something with the same characteristics but in a [...]

9 Signs of an Impending Depressive Episode and How to Cope with It

By |2019-03-24T19:10:37+03:00February 23rd, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

You don’t have to be suffering from clinical depression to experience a depressive episode. If you have been going through unsettling emotional lows, then this article is just right for you. Here are 9 signs of an impending depressive episode and tips on how to deal with it. What is a depressive episode? A [...]