• emotional numbness

Emotional Numbness: Causes, Symptoms & Ways to Cope

By |2020-06-01T20:50:18+03:00May 3rd, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

There is something that can be worse than feeling furious or hopeless. Emotional numbness can evolve from various issues and cause serious damage. You’re not alone if you can’t cry at a funeral. You’re also not a freak if you can’t laugh or smile on happy occasions. There is something else going on within you [...]

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How to Create Safety Signals to Cope with Anxiety

By |2020-06-01T21:08:30+03:00April 21st, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

There are many ways of coping with anxiety. But there’s one we may not notice. Safety signals can be quite an effective tool for dealing with anxiety. As a child, I had many safety signals. When trouble was coming, I ran to retrieve them and I held them tight. But until now, I never really [...]

  • emotional overwhelm empath

How to Handle Emotional Overwhelm as an Empath in a Crisis

By |2020-06-01T22:26:10+03:00April 11th, 2020|Categories: Empath and HSP, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Being an empath means constantly picking up on the emotions of other people. Be it positive, or more often negative, empaths can feel and manifest emotions that aren’t their own. This is usually uncomfortable but manageable under typical circumstances. Unfortunately, we aren’t under typical circumstances right now, and negative emotions are everywhere. Empaths everywhere are taking [...]

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The Struggle of Living with Anxiety in Times of Crisis: How to Stay Sane

By |2020-06-01T22:47:31+03:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Let me tell you, living with anxiety is beyond difficult. So, you can imagine how it feels being anxious during a crisis. I’ve lived with anxiety as long as I can remember, even dealing with panic attacks during grade school. This illness didn’t just make me a little nervous - it was much worse than [...]

  • Mindfulness Mental Health

5 Proven Ways Mindfulness Will Strengthen Your Mental Health

By |2020-06-01T22:50:40+03:00March 27th, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

What Is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is your ability to bring awareness to experiences, feelings, and emotions. Buddhists believed that through prayer or mediation, you can shift your thoughts away from distraction and into intention. The mind has on average 3,000 thoughts per minute. A Harvard study claims that the average person is ‘lost in thought’ for [...]

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4 Examples of Sublimation That Demonstrate How It Works in Daily Life

By |2020-07-08T22:58:00+03:00January 23rd, 2020|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

We all have thoughts and feelings which we know are 'not okay' by society's standards. It's a natural element of the human condition. What sets humans apart from animals is not a lack of animal impulses, but rather how we manage our animal impulses. One of the techniques we subconsciously use is sublimation. Following is [...]

  • common negative feelings

3 Most Common Negative Feelings and How to Cope with Them

By |2020-06-02T00:03:20+03:00December 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 [...]

  • Psychological First Aid steps

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

By |2020-06-02T00:46:33+03:00December 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 [...]