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7 Science-Backed Coping Skills for Anger That Will Help You Remain Calm

By |2018-08-05T18:02:50+00:00August 5th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Everyone gets angry. Unfortunately, your mood can get out of control and coping skills for anger are needed to regain peace. Anger can be a searing hate underneath the surface, or it can be a blasting volcano. Anger can also be an irritation tapping at the base of your skull. Either way, anger can be [...]

Self-Harm: 10 Psychological Reasons behind It and How to Stop This Deadly Habit

By |2018-07-30T15:38:30+00:00July 30th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

A couple of decades ago, I went out with a guy that would regularly self-harm. When I first met him, I never thought he was the type of person that would cut himself. In fact, I only found out he was prone to self-harm after we’d argued and I caught him in the act. He [...]

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

By |2018-07-23T14:32:20+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 [...]

6 Signs of Unhealthy Safety Seeking That Reveal Avoidance and Anxiety

By |2018-07-25T21:50:33+00:00July 8th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

People who suffer from mental illness turn to safety seeking measures. Those with anxiety even hide for days at a time to avoid interaction with others. I am in my safe place again and for now, I feel better. Unfortunately, my escape is not healthy. I know this, but it’s taking quite a bit of [...]

7 Emotion-Focused Coping Techniques That Work Wonders for Anxiety and Stress

By |2018-07-25T21:49:53+00:00June 13th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Anxiety and stress feed off your emotions, wouldn’t you say? That’s why emotion-focused coping techniques are the best ways to beat these villains before they can cause severe damage. No one likes being stressed out or filled with anxiety. Although anxiety can become so bad that it transforms into a disorder, it can still be [...]

How to Cope with Loneliness When You’re Surrounded by the Wrong People

By |2018-07-25T21:50:46+00:00June 10th, 2018|Categories: Introvert's World, Personal Development, Personality, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Being alone and being lonely are two different things entirely. Learning how to cope with loneliness when you’re not physically alone may seem impossible, but surprisingly, it’s not. One of the biggest misconceptions of being alone is the idea that you are lonely. This is far from the truth. Just because you enjoy alone time [...]

Cognitive Restructuring: Reframe Your Negative Thoughts and Limiting Beliefs

By |2018-07-25T21:50:55+00:00May 24th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

Also known as cognitive reframing, cognitive restructuring "is a technique drawn from cognitive therapy that can help people identify, challenge and alter stress-inducing thought patterns and beliefs" while learning how to develop new sets of stress coping mechanism skills. Cognitive restructuring is highly used in treating patients who suffer from depression. Yet, it is recommendable [...]

12 Healthy Coping Mechanisms to Get Through Stressful Situations and Difficult Times

By |2018-07-25T21:50:02+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Unless you’re the most laidback person on the planet, it’s likely you’ve suffered your fair amount of stress, as we all have. When we come across a stressful situation or go through difficult times we learn to cope. However, there are healthy coping mechanisms and unhealthy ones. Before we talk about healthy coping mechanisms, here [...]