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Spiritual Abuse in Cults: 6 Manipulation Tricks They Use to Recruit Members

By |2018-11-10T15:12:08+00:00November 10th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Spiritual abuse in cults is rife. In fact, it is one of the most common ways cults use to recruit new members. But how do cults recruit normal people? How can someone change from having typical, healthy beliefs to extreme ideologies? Not only that but ones they are willing to die for? Well, it’s certainly [...]

What Is the Lost Child in a Dysfunctional Family and 5 Signs You Could Be One

By |2018-10-29T22:27:28+00:00October 30th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

There are many roles of a dysfunctional family. One of the hardest parts to play is the role of the lost child. Is this you? I lived in a dysfunctional environment growing up. My family was most definitely dysfunctional and operated on a strange level. Although I wasn’t the lost child, my brother was. I [...]

8 Ways to Overcome Emotional Trauma from Unhealthy Childhood

By |2018-10-24T21:48:14+00:00October 24th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

If you experienced emotional trauma as a child, there are some things that can help you overcome it and live a happy life. Not everyone has had a stellar childhood. Some children lose one or both of their parents at a young age. Others are victims of or witness to abuse, both physical and verbal. [...]

7 Subtle Ways Childhood Trauma Affects You When You Are an Adult

By |2018-10-10T18:05:58+00:00October 10th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Childhood trauma comes in many forms. No matter what form it may take, the after-effects can create strange actions as an adult. If you’ve experienced childhood trauma, then one thing’s for sure, you cannot forget. That’s just the tip of the iceberg as well. Childhood trauma, whether it’s bullying or emotional abuse, leaves its mark [...]

How to Stop Bullying from Ruining Your Life: 4 Practical Steps

By |2018-09-18T15:48:00+00:00September 18th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Most people have experienced bullying at one point or another. However, knowing how to stop bullying from running your life is what really matters. For some, it is just another insignificant memory from their college life. However, for most individuals out there, it amounts to a string of experiences that leave long-term emotional scars. If [...]

Problem-Focused Coping: How and When to Use It to Deal with Hardships

By |2018-09-05T15:19:30+00:00September 4th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

There are three ways to deal with problems: emotion, appraisal, and problem-focused coping. Let’s take a look at problem-focused coping and when it should be used. I hate when life throws a curveball, don’t you? Well, when problems occur, it makes sense to tackle that problem as soon as possible. After all, it’s the peace, [...]

INFJ Door Slam: How This Personality Type Deals with Toxic Relationships

By |2018-09-05T22:59:01+00:00August 31st, 2018|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality|Tags: , , , , |

The INFJ door slam is the way this personality type deals with toxic people. Why and how does it happen and, most importantly, how to avoid being door-slammed? Out of all the 16 Myers-Briggs personality types, the INFJ is the rarest, making up only 1 to 2 percent of the U.S. population. Though INFJs are [...]

6 Ways Adult Children of Alcoholics Struggle Later in Life

By |2018-09-17T14:52:55+00:00August 28th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Adult children of alcoholics suffer far beyond those traumatic years of watching their parents destroy themselves. There are damages left behind. Statistics are startling. The truth is, over 6 million children grow up with one or both parents stricken by alcoholism. In 1970, ALCOA (adult children of alcoholics) was formed, which helped people cope with [...]