What Is Intellectualization? 4 Signs You Rely Too Much on It

Have you noticed how people react differently to stressful situations? Some are calm and rational, whereas others are anxious and emotional. Intellectualization could explain the difference.  What Is Intellectualization?  Intellectualization is a defense mechanism whereby a person views a stressful situation intellectually. They deal with the stress using cold, hard…

6 Reasons You Are Feeling Unappreciated in a Relationship

Let me say, first off, that you’re a valuable person. So, if you’re feeling unappreciated, don’t let this damage your self-worth. So many times, I’ve felt unappreciated. Unfortunately, when I tried to heal from this damage, I went too far the other way. Before I realized what was happening, I…

‘Why Do I Feel Like Everyone Hates Me?’ 6 Reasons & What to Do

My life hasn’t always been stable. I have often asked myself, “Why do I feel like everyone hates me?” So, it’s okay if you’ve asked yourself this same question. In my younger adulthood, I struggled terribly with my self-esteem. I asked myself many questions about the worth and validity of…