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  • Living with Anxiety crisis

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

By |2020-03-30T14:53:08+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 |2020-03-27T16:03:29+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 [...]

  • examples of sublimation

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

By |2020-01-23T18:15:40+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 |2019-12-28T15:33:30+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 |2019-12-02T15:40:42+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 [...]

  • Systematic Desensitization Techniques

4 Systematic Desensitization Techniques to Use to Fight Your Anxiety and Fears

By |2019-11-13T11:52:22+03:00November 13th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

How would you like to learn a few ways to battle your anxiety and fears? Well, systematic desensitization may be the answer. During my lifetime, and that’s been 4 decades, I’ve tried everything I could think of to eliminate or even alleviate my anxiety. Some things helped pretty well, while other things just seemed like [...]

  • STRESS RESPONSE

The Evolutionary Roots of Our Stress Response and What We Can Learn Today

By |2019-09-26T14:06:05+03:00September 26th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

When is the last time you heard of a group of people passing away from the flu? How about a village of mothers not surviving childbirth? Or maybe a couple on a walk devoured by a lion? Probably not soon, and if so, not often. So what has this got to do with the stress [...]

  • face your fears

6 Practical Ways to Face Your Fears (and Why You Should Do It)

By |2018-09-21T20:40:04+03:00September 21st, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

When you’re afraid, your instinct is to run away. However, the healthy thing to do is face your fears and overcome the obstacles that hold you back. I have learned how you need to face your fears. Yes, I am afraid of things, although I like to think I’m fearless at times. I am imperfect [...]