6 Grounding Techniques for Anxiety and Emotional Overload

In our stressful society, it is easy to become emotionally overloaded and anxious. The negative energies of others can negatively affect our own feelings of well-being. It's impossible to avoid much of modern society's influences, however, there are several grounding techniques we can use to stay balanced and healthy. Feeling…

Emotional Empathy, Emotional Intelligence and Psychopathy: What’s the Link?

There’s a lot of psychological terms bandied about that appear to have very similar meanings. Take, for instance, emotional empathy and emotional intelligence, aren’t they kind of the same thing? Actually, they are completely different but both can relate to psychopathy. Let’s look at emotional empathy first. What Is Emotional…

8 Introvert Hangover Symptoms and How to Avoid and Relieve Them

Feeling flat, exhausted and emotional? You might just be suffering an introvert hangover. Here's how to treat your introvert hangover symptoms and get yourself back to feeling calm, energised and happy. If you are an introvert, you have almost certainly experienced introvert hangover symptoms. It happens when you have spent…

How Narcissistic Personality Is Formed: 4 Things That Turn Children into Narcissists

What causes someone to develop a narcissistic personality? Is it their environment, their genes, or could it be the way they were parented? There have been many studies that attempt to find out the origins of a narcissistic personality. Research suggests narcissism is created, not innate, and that certain factors…

7 Negotiation Strategies Used by FBI Agents That Will Help You Get What You Want

Many FBI agents are highly trained in negotiation strategies. While we may never be in such a high-risk situation as an FBI agent, we can still use their strategies to master social situations and negotiate for what we want and need. Read on for a few tricks that could transform…

6 Signs You Are People Smart (and How to Develop Your Interpersonal Intelligence)

A people smart person, or someone with a developed interpersonal intelligence, builds healthy, positive and effective relationships, uses diplomacy and tact, and can ease the atmosphere even in very tense conflict situations. For this, a person with high interpersonal intelligence must have the capacity to understand others and to know…

How to Forgive Yourself and Others (and Why You Should Do It, According to Science)

Why should you learn to forgive yourself and others? Are you the type of person that brushes off an act of unkindness or do you hold a grudge for years? If you make a mistake, do you find it hard to forgive yourself or does it barely register? Practicing forgiveness…

5 Reasons Why Meeting New People Is So Draining for Introverts and Empaths

Some people thrive on social interactions and meeting new people. However, for introverts and empaths, getting to know new people can be quite draining. Here's why. While extroverts gain energy from meeting people and being sociable, introverts gain their energy from time spent alone. This is why introverts find meeting…