20 Signs of Emotional Invalidation & Why It’s More Damaging Than It Seems

Has anyone ever said to you, "Oh, don't be so sensitive" or "You're over-reacting"? These are all examples of emotional invalidation, and while they may appear harmless enough, they can have long-lasting consequences. What Is Emotional Invalidation? Emotional invalidation is the dismissal of a person's feelings. It is saying whatever…

6 Signs You Are Disconnected from Yourself & What to Do

If you feel as though you’re floating away emotionally, you could be disconnected from yourself. Yes, you can be present, but also not there at all. Feeling disconnected from yourself doesn’t mean you’re high or having a near-death experience. Disconnection means feeling detached from the real person. It sometimes feels…

6 Emotional Intelligence Skills Deep People Have (You Can Master Them Too)

Have you ever met someone who is so in tune with their feelings and emotions and wondered where the heck they got their emotional intelligence skills? We’re here to answer that question. The level of emotional intelligence can vary from person to person and manifest differently depending on the individual…

12 Signs of an Emotional Masochist: Is This You?

Masochism is a way of abusing yourself for whatever reason you think you deserve. The emotional masochist isn’t so different. According to most definitions, masochism is seeking pleasure from pain. There are various types of masochist behaviors, including conducting pain in order to become more spiritual. What is an emotional…