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8 Toxic Behaviors That May Arise from Your Anxiety or Depression

By |2018-09-20T20:43:48+00:00September 20th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

It’s not enough to suffer from anxiety or depression. Now, we’re realizing that these illnesses may even cause toxic behaviors. I live with depression and anxiety every day. It’s sometimes a struggle just to get out of bed. But, I am sure you’ve heard that before. You may have even felt the same way yourself. [...]

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 [...]

6 Signs Your Emotional Needs Are Not Met (and What to Do about It)

By |2018-09-05T23:16:22+00:00August 14th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

As human beings, we have basic needs in order to remain healthy and stable. Emotional needs are often the most neglected requirements. We may take for granted just how much our emotional needs matter. The truth is, our emotional needs play a huge part in a healthy mentality. They can even play a large role [...]

Catastrophic Thinking: How to Recognize and Deal with It When You Have Anxiety

By |2018-09-17T14:59:51+00:00July 23rd, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

What is one of the worst aspects of having anxiety? Catastrophic thinking is anxiety at a whole other level of negativity. Let’s deal with this. Honestly, I wasn’t an expert in the term catastrophic thinking, but I was familiar with its definition. Catastrophic thinking is the way the mind operates under the influence of anxiety. In [...]

How Conflict Management Styles Vary among the MBTI Personality Types

By |2018-11-23T21:11:12+00:00June 12th, 2018|Categories: Personality|Tags: , , , |

We all have to cope with conflict in our lives, it’s a fact of life. But wouldn’t knowing how conflict management styles vary among people help us deal with it a little better? According to Thomas, K.W., and R.H. Kilmann, there are five conflict management styles: Accommodating – Where you are the one who is [...]

7 Ways Feeling Unloved May Have Roots in Your Childhood

By |2018-09-18T23:48:11+00:00March 21st, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

Adults sometimes find themselves feeling unloved, and they often look for answers in their surroundings or various influences. The answer, however, could come from their past. Personally, I have abandonment issues, along with all the other quirks, personality flaws, and disorders that I also endure. For many years, I struggled to understand why I was [...]

Why Conflict Avoidance Is an Unhealthy Way to Deal with Problems

By |2018-09-14T21:16:44+00:00January 14th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Conflict avoidance is when a person does not deal with the conflict at hand. Instead, they use other tactics to avoid the issue. Conflict avoidance can manifest in many situations, whether it be personal relationships or in the workplace. People tend to use it in order to suppress an unpleasant encounter. There are many ways of [...]

6 Signs You Could Be Stuck in Life without Even Realizing It

By |2018-09-19T13:06:24+00:00November 17th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

What if I told you that you might be stuck in life even if it doesn’t feel like this? Moreover, it could happen even if you live your purpose. The situation when you find yourself stuck in life may occur for plenty of reasons. But a common root is a lack of progress, action and [...]