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How Constructive Criticism Differs from Bullying and Unhealthy Criticism

By |2018-10-05T20:15:45+00:00October 5th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

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 cause me problems today. I [...]

8 Toxic Behaviors That May Arise from Your Anxiety or Depression

By |2018-09-20T20:43:48+00:00September 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. [...]

Schizoid Personality Disorder: Symptoms, Causes and Ways to Deal with It

By |2018-09-19T14:20:14+00:00September 19th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Schizoid personality disorder is a very uncommon clinical diagnosis worldwide. The symptoms of this diagnosis have to do with the way in which a person perceives or thinks of the world around them. As a result, the person’s symptoms have the ability to affect his or her overall quality of life, occupation, and relationships with [...]

How Your Inner Critic Sabotages Your Growth and 5 Strategies to Deal with It

By |2018-09-17T14:21:53+00:00September 17th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We all have an inner critic. It is completely natural to have one, but the problem is when it starts to hinder our growth. In a society strongly marked by consumerism, we often have the tendency - in some instances, an exaggerated one - to compare ourselves to our friends, colleagues, etc. This unhealthy habit [...]

How to Deal with Negative Comments about Your Work and Turn Them into Motivation

By |2018-09-17T14:52:16+00:00September 12th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , |

We’ve all been there. You’ve spent ages planning and executing a project, only for someone to tell you about a minute detail you’ve missed. Or they tell you ways they would do it differently. But, you can turn negative comments into a learning and development experience. Here's how. Negative comments: the first bite Quite often, our [...]

Beck’s Cognitive Triad and How It Can Help You Heal the Root of Depression

By |2018-09-17T14:58:21+00:00August 30th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Beck's cognitive triad is one of the most influential theories to determine the root cause of depressive disorders and offer the ways to cope with them. Before we discuss Beck's cognitive triad, we should mention that depression is one of the most common emotional disorders. That’s why substantial efforts have been made to determine its [...]

6 Ways Adult Children of Alcoholics Struggle Later in Life

By |2018-09-17T14:52:55+00:00August 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 [...]

Golden Child in a Narcissistic Family and What Lies behind a Perfect Image

By |2018-09-17T14:52:46+00:00August 27th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

At first sight, a golden child may look like the perfect child who is likely to have a successful life. But are things really that perfect? Before we talk about the phenomenon of a golden child, let’s mention that every parent has dreams for their child. Parents plan for the best education for their kids, [...]