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5 Signs You Have a Fixed Mindset and How You Can Challenge It

By |2019-08-04T15:20:06+03:00August 4th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

Is a success in life determined by your mindset? Some people can succeed despite having very difficult circumstances in their lives. Others seem to have trouble finding success even though they seem to have everything going for them. This comes down to a growth vs fixed mindset. Why do people have one or the other? [...]

What Is Pygmalion Effect and How It Can Bring Positive Results

By |2019-07-02T20:02:42+03:00July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

In a position of power, how you treat those below you makes a huge difference, as proved by the Pygmalion Effect. Whether we are looking after children, managing staff, or coaching a team, our behavior has a direct influence. It is all too easy to see some as more capable than others, and some as [...]

The Art of Constructive Feedback: How to Give and Receive It

By |2019-06-16T01:05:22+03:00June 16th, 2019|Categories: Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Few people are likely to raise their hands with an enthusiastic 'me' when it comes to receiving criticism. But those who are advocates of it know that constructive feedback is not only useful but also essential. People don't love feedback too much because they are unfortunate recipients of crippling criticism - the kind that makes [...]

6 Common Toxic People Traits: Does Anyone in Your Life Have Them?

By |2018-11-21T13:06:32+03:00December 29th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Toxic people traits can be very hard to identify, particularly with the rise anonymity on the internet. When is somebody just kind of a bad influence, and when are they truly toxic? When is somebody just in a bad mood, or not dealing with stress well, or just toxic? Is there any way to truly [...]

How Constructive Criticism Differs from Bullying and Unhealthy Criticism

By |2018-10-05T20:15:45+03:00October 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+03:00September 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 |2019-08-13T14:48:05+03:00September 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+03:00September 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 [...]