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7 Ways Alcoholic Parents Ruin Their Children’s Psyches and Lives

By |2018-12-23T11:06:29+00:00January 5th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Alcoholic parents aren’t just a nuisance to themselves. Being an alcoholic can actually not only affect the person who drinks, but also their offspring as well. Personally, I didn’t grow up with alcoholic parents, but my children did. My ex-husband was an alcoholic and I remember many times, trying to shield my children from his [...]

Why Avoidance Behavior Is Not a Solution for Your Anxiety and How to Stop It

By |2018-11-18T22:39:50+00:00December 22nd, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

If you’re using avoidance behavior to stop anxious feelings, then think again. This type of action can actually make anxiety worse in the long run. I will have to say that I think of myself as the queen of avoidance behavior. I even pride myself on avoiding social situations at all costs in favor of [...]

What Causes Nightmares? 5 Things That Could Be Hiding Behind Your Bad Dreams

By |2018-12-05T15:01:37+00:00December 5th, 2018|Categories: Dream Interpretation, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

Everybody has bad dreams sometimes, where you wake up in a cold sweat. What causes nightmares like this? With your heart and thoughts racing, you struggle with nightmares. Sometimes you are afraid to go to sleep again to avoid your dreams. What is happening? What makes our brain draw all these horrible, unpleasant pictures and what [...]

7 Subtle Effects of Depression Most People Are Unaware of

By |2018-11-30T21:13:22+00:00November 30th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

There are some less known effects of depression few people are aware of. Depression doesn't always look like extreme sadness or hopelessness. Due to a fixed list of the symptoms and effects of depression promoted by the media, this disorder is becoming harder and harder to recognize without medical intervention. But is this image entirely [...]

How to Stop Negative Self-Talk from Ruining Your Life: 5 Techniques That Work

By |2018-11-29T15:34:56+00:00November 29th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Negative self-talk doesn’t accomplish a thing. Your goal is to cultivate more positive words and statements to improve your life. Negative self-talk is something I deal with every day of my life. Considering the fact that I have an anxiety disorder, it’s a difficult task to turn my thoughts around for good. It’s become normal [...]

New Phobia Treatment Revealed by a Study Could Make It Easier to Beat Your Fears

By |2018-11-22T15:06:48+00:00November 22nd, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Having suffered from a phobia for most of my life, I’m always on the lookout for a new phobia treatment. The problem is, most treatments take time and prolonged exposure to the subject of the phobia. As a consequence, it’s much easier to walk away from this kind of treatment than try and keep on [...]

Phobia of Clowns or Coulrophobia Explained: Why Do Some People Fear Clowns?

By |2018-11-23T21:25:36+00:00November 17th, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Coulrophobia. It means a phobia of clowns. Now for some people, even the mention of clowns is enough to trigger a panic attack. But clowns are supposed to be funny and make us laugh? Why then does the mere thought of them send some people into a state of anxiety? What is it about clowns [...]

The Psychology of Happiness: 5 Personality Traits That Predict Your Chances to Be Happy

By |2018-11-23T21:14:20+00:00November 16th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

What makes us happy? The pursuit of happiness is an age-old question. In fact, the psychology of happiness is a topic for much debate amongst experts. Some say chasing happiness can be self-defeating. Others believe living a meaningful life to be the key. Even the greatest minds of history have taken a stab at defining [...]