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  • 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 [...]

  • Fear of the Unknown

8 Signs Fear of the Unknown Is Keeping You Stuck in Life and What to Do

By |2020-01-17T09:15:54+02:00January 17th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

The fear of the unknown could also be seen as a fear of failure. Let’s face it, the unknown may or may not work. That’s the biggest catch. There are those, most of us even, that feel better living an easy convenient life void of too many surprises. Sometimes my life is like that because [...]

  • common negative feelings

3 Most Common Negative Feelings and How to Cope with Them

By |2019-12-28T15:33:30+02:00December 28th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

We all experience negative feelings from time to time. How we manage them and having coping mechanisms in place is vital to ensure we can move forward and process our emotions in a healthy way. Here are some of the most common negative feelings, what they mean, and how you can deal with them. Anxiety/Nerves [...]

  • Do Binaural Beats Work

Do Binaural Beats Work? Here Is What Science Has to Say

By |2019-12-27T18:52:21+02:00December 24th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

As humans who suffer from a multitude of disorders, we look for cures that work, so have we found healing in binaural beats? Being diagnosed with an anxiety disorder among other things, I’ve tried many so-called solutions and medications to improve my quality of life. I also tried yoga, nature walks, prayer, and martial arts [...]

  • Signs of Unresolved Grief

10 Signs of Unresolved Grief That Poisons Your Life

By |2019-12-21T15:58:55+02:00December 21st, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Have you ever felt like your heart was broken but did not know why?  This could be due to unresolved grief. When a loved one dies, we grieve, but then over time, we heal. It sounds simple, doesn't it? Well, it's not. Sometimes we have to deal with unresolved issues due to the grief we [...]

  • Mental Health Stigma

Why Mental Health Stigma Still Exists Today and How to Break It

By |2019-12-19T18:21:12+02:00December 19th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

I’d hoped it would be much better by now, but mental health stigma still rages on. And we suffer in its aftermath. I speak as someone with mental illness, and I am not afraid to share anything about those illnesses. But that’s not what this is about. I want to talk about stigmas, the disgrace [...]

  • Psychological First Aid steps

5 Steps to Psychological First Aid You Can Use in Difficult Situations

By |2019-12-02T15:40:42+02:00December 2nd, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

We have first responders for physical traumas or difficulties. Here's a secret: psychological first aid is also important during hard times. When trauma occurs, you hear the sirens. The ambulance, police and first responders are on the way. As humans, it’s our duty to try and help those who are in serious trouble. And I [...]

  • holiday stress

How to Handle Holiday Stress When You Have Mental Illness

By |2019-11-25T13:31:43+02:00November 25th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

When you have a mental illness, it can seem impossible to deal with holiday stress. What can we do? The holidays are right on top of us, and the air is filled with a buzz, it seems. While most people get excited about the holidays, it can feel just a bit different from those who [...]