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7 Hidden Causes of Fear That Could Explain Why You Avoid Some Things in Life

By |2019-02-25T16:19:54+03:00January 18th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We, as humans, are afraid of many things, sometimes developing severe phobias. So, what are the hidden causes of fear? What are the reasons for these reactions? When I was a little girl, I was afraid of the forest surrounding my house, but only at night. During the day, I ran through the woods without [...]

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

By |2018-11-18T22:39:50+03:00December 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 [...]

8 Toxic Behaviors That May Arise from Your Anxiety or Depression

By |2018-09-20T20:43:48+03:00September 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+03:00August 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+03:00August 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+03:00July 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+03:00June 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+03:00March 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 [...]