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

By |2018-09-17T14:52:16+03:00September 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 |2019-01-25T23:16:27+03:00August 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+03:00August 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 |2018-11-23T21:19:11+03:00August 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, [...]

8 Toxic Personal Beliefs That Are Holding You Back in Life

By |2018-11-23T21:27:06+03:00August 26th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Great experiences do not happen to those who mentally trap themselves through their personal beliefs or the beliefs of others. Each path through life is different, so there are many ways to achieve your goals and dreams. When we put stipulations and boundaries upon ourselves, we lead dull lives with little meaning. There are many [...]

The Dunning Kruger Effect or Why Stupid People Think They Are Smart

By |2019-08-23T13:41:39+03:00July 9th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

We all know someone who thinks they're smarter than they are. But before you judge, you'd better check you are free from the Dunning Kruger Effect. The theory of the Dunning Kruger Effect was developed by David Dunning and Justin Kruger of Cornell University. They found that this cognitive bias occurs when people fail to [...]

Feeling Worthless? 6 Overlooked Causes and How to Feel Good about Yourself

By |2018-09-17T15:00:17+03:00July 3rd, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Feeling worthless is one of the deepest and darkest emotions you will encounter. During your lifetime, you will feel these emotions, so you must be prepared. Unfortunately, life isn’t fair, and you will find yourself feeling worthless without warning. I think it’s mostly due to how we view life itself. We are dependent on so [...]

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The Four Agreements You Should Live Your Life by

By |2018-09-17T14:53:26+03:00June 28th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Understanding the four agreements helps you get in touch with your authentic self. They have the power to transform everything you think you know. At birth, you are a specific creature with specific characteristics. As you grow, you laugh, play, and utilize basic instincts which are pure and natural. Only until your parents start to [...]