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How Radical Acceptance Can Help You Get Through Life’s Challenges

By |2019-11-01T12:05:42+03:00November 1st, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

There’s nothing wrong with relentlessly chasing after your dreams. But sometimes you have to practice radical acceptance. There are books, presentations, and workshops that help us learn how to chase our dreams and reach certain goals. We are taught to never give up, for the most part. But there comes a time when everything we [...]

When Feeling Like a Failure, Remember These 8 Things

By |2019-10-03T15:01:03+03:00October 3rd, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Have you been feeling like a failure lately? Well, there are several things you must remember. I must admit, sometimes I do feel this way. I think back on the past decisions I’ve made in the past and realize some of them were probably far from my best. The thing is, those things are done, [...]

7 Self-Defeating Behaviors of the Perfectionist Personality and How to Stop

By |2019-09-29T14:19:14+03:00September 29th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Do you know anyone with the perfectionist personality? Well, you might recognize them from their unique behavior. Those who have a perfectionist personality don’t necessarily have a positive view of themselves. Of course, this depends on whether were speaking of adaptive or maladaptive perfectionism, which are two different forms of the behavior. While some are [...]

‘I Hate My Life’: Why You Might Be Feeling This Way and What to Do

By |2019-09-23T22:35:16+03:00September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

Do you hate your life? Well, to be honest, there have been times where I wasn’t really happy with mine either. I can see why some people may hate the life that was given to them. That’s because I’ve seen poverty and I’ve seen what horrific pain can do to a person. Many times, I’ve [...]

Survivorship Bias and 4 Examples of How It Can Distort Your Thinking

By |2019-09-13T21:29:04+03:00September 13th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

There are many cognitive biases that influence our decisions and judgements, but have you ever heard of survivorship bias? I hadn’t until I read about a particular problem and a very clever man who solved it. Survivorship Bias and WWII Fighter Planes Here’s the problem. It’s 1943 and we are in the middle of WWII. [...]

What Bandura’s Self-Efficacy Theory Teaches Us about Failure and Success

By |2019-09-05T20:20:04+03:00September 5th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , |

Bandura’s self-efficacy theory is a widely accepted method in psychology which helps us develop confidence in ourselves. Developed in the late 90s by Albert Bandura, the self-efficacy theory attempts to explain why people deal with challenges differently. Ever wondered why some of us are more apt to deal with failure and setbacks, where others find themselves [...]

When Blaming Others for Your Failures, Consider These Uncomfortable Truths

By |2019-06-06T17:16:59+03:00June 6th, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Excruciating pain at a turning point of our lives will make us stop blaming others. Until then, we will be empty. Thinking back as far as I can pick out times when I refused to take the blame for things. I remember tantrums in my teenage years, but usually, it was because I didn’t get [...]

How to Find Your Authentic Self by Asking These 5 Simple Questions

By |2019-05-17T18:06:29+03:00May 17th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , |

Getting to know the authentic self that is hiding deep inside you is the first step on the long path of liberation. Just think about it, if you dare. Your true self is hidden deep within you, covered by layers upon layers of opinions, expectations, and excuses. You are not what you think you are [...]