How Your Inner Critic Sabotages Your Growth and 5 Strategies to Deal with It

We all have an inner critic. It is completely natural to have one, but the problem is when it starts to hinder our growth. In a society strongly marked by consumerism, we often have the tendency - in some instances, an exaggerated one - to compare ourselves to our friends,…

What Is Psychological Deflection and How It Might Be Blocking Your Growth

Psychological deflection is often considered a narcissistic abuse tactic. However, you might be using it too without even knowing. Deflection, by definition, is a method of changing the course of an object, an emotion, or thought from its original source. Psychological deflection is seen as a narcissistic abuse tactic used…

What Is Growth Mindset and 3 Ways You Can Cultivate It, According to Science

Having a growth mindset means you believe your skills can be honed and developed. How to cultivate this way of thinking to reach success? The road to success is paved with failure. There’s more than a kernel of truth to this old adage and it is closely linked to the…

Cognitive Restructuring: Reframe Your Negative Thoughts and Limiting Beliefs

Also known as cognitive reframing, cognitive restructuring "is a technique drawn from cognitive therapy that can help people identify, challenge and alter stress-inducing thought patterns and beliefs" while learning how to develop new sets of stress coping mechanism skills. This method is highly used in treating patients who suffer from…

How to Cultivate Self-Empowerment by Boosting Your Self-Confidence & Mind Power

In order to achieve self-empowerment and be a successful individual, you need to make sure that your mind is healthy and active. There are tons of self-empowerment methods that can help you improve yourself and your appearance, but it is also essential to focus on your mind. After all, you’re…

To Find Your Inner Peace, You Need to Do These 10 Uncomfortable Things

How does a person go about finding inner peace? Can you just think – I will now be peaceful, close your eyes and achieve this? Unfortunately, we are not wired that way. People cannot just turn off a switch and get rid of the negative feeling and energy. Finding one’s…

6 Negative Words and Phrases That Attract Unhappiness and Failure

All of us have the habit of using negative words. But you may not know that they program your subconscious mind for failure and attract unhappiness. Using negative words is a reflex action and a way to cope with frustration. We deal with everyday hassles by expressing our stress. But…

Making Excuses All the Time? Here Is What They Really Say about You

Are you making excuses all the time? You will be surprised to know that they have a hidden meaning and reveal a lot about you. We’ve all got that friend that’s always late or one that complains that it is too hard to lose weight. Who hasn’t heard about that…