7 Signs Someone Is Projecting Emotions onto You

Projection is really neither positive nor negative - it's neutral. However, projecting emotions commonly refers to the act of attributing one’s own feelings and characteristics to someone else. This is bad. Projection happens often, especially in close relationships. A person may blame their partner for being angry when, in truth,…

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…