8 Types of Bullies and the Hidden Causes of Their Behavior

The physical scars might fade, but the mental scars caused by bullying can last for decades. If you are a victim of bullying, knowing that your tormentor belongs in a specific category may be no comfort. However, for researchers, it’s a different story. Identifying the precise characteristics of types of…

4 Common Stressful Situations Most People Face and How to Cope with Them

Stressful situations are events that disturb the body’s equilibrium state. Stress can be a form of our body’s reaction to both positive and negative events. Those events in our life that affect the normal routine our body is adapted to are referred to as stressful situations. Research suggests that stress isn’t…

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

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…

How Constructive Criticism Differs from Bullying and Unhealthy Criticism

Being bullied or overly-criticized can cause damage in life. However, constructive criticism can actually help you grow and become stronger. I’ve been bullied before, most during my childhood in primary school. I was criticized daily and called names. I did suffer damage from this treatment, some that still linger and…