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  • Overly Critical Person

7 Signs You Are an Overly Critical Person and How to Stop Being One

By |2020-01-16T20:54:19+02:00January 16th, 2020|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

You may think that you aren’t an overly critical person until you read about it. If you are, you can learn how to stop. I am an overly critical person. There, I went ahead and admitted a fact about myself. To be honest, in the last few months, I’ve realized quite a bit of unhealthy [...]

  • types of logial fallacies

8 Types of Logical Fallacies and How They Distort Your Thinking

By |2019-11-24T13:42:29+02:00November 24th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

We often come across various types of logical fallacies when engaging in an argument or debate. These can slip into our reasoning when trying to argue a claim. Perhaps this is due to building a poor argument, for deliberate aims or simply through laziness. However, what is meant by types of logical fallacies? For instance, [...]

  • how not to take things personally

How to Not Take Things Personally When You Are a Sensitive Person

By |2019-10-16T19:32:58+02:00October 16th, 2019|Categories: Empath and HSP, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Whether you’re easily offended or not, you have to learn how to not take things personally. Just let some things go. Dealing with criticism and negative feedback is no easy task for some people. While one person may brush off less than attractive comments, others may dwell on words for long periods of time and [...]

  • low emotional intelligence signs

6 Signs of Low Emotional Intelligence and How It Distorts Your Perception & Behavior

By |2019-10-14T18:12:10+02:00October 14th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , |

High emotional intelligence is increasingly being linked to overall life success. Rather than the standard cognitive intelligence (IQ) test, research suggests that emotional intelligence (or ‘EQ’) is more important in determining an individual’s success when it comes to work, relationships and general well-being. On the flip side, low emotional intelligence can be inhibiting and distort [...]

  • toxic aging parent

When an Aging Parent Becomes Toxic: How to Spot & Deal with Toxic Behaviors

By |2019-09-27T15:39:02+02:00September 27th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Toxic parents don’t just grow out of their heinous behavior. Even an aging parent can remain, or even become toxic and hard to handle. We’ve all heard about toxic parents and the influence they have over their children. But did you know that some parents remain toxic well into old age? As a matter of [...]

  • fixed mindset

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

By |2019-08-04T15:20:06+02:00August 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? [...]

  • pygmalion effect

What Is Pygmalion Effect and How It Can Bring Positive Results

By |2019-07-02T20:02:42+02:00July 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 [...]

  • constructive feedback

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

By |2019-06-16T01:05:22+02:00June 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 [...]