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  • Oldest Child syndrome

7 Signs of Oldest Child Syndrome and How to Get Over It

By |2020-02-15T13:28:53+03:00February 15th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , |

Being the oldest sibling can be tough. After all, you were the Guinea pig, the one your parents used to learn how to be a parent. I guess that sounds kind of mean but think about it. Unless your parents worked at daycares or one of them babysit other children, when you, the oldest child [...]

  • how to deal with negative people

How to Deal with Negative People in Your Workplace, Family or Friend Circle

By |2020-02-04T13:14:31+03:00February 4th, 2020|Categories: Personality|Tags: , , , , |

Handling negative people is a drain on our energy. It is often recommended to distance yourself from toxic relationships. However, sometimes we all have to learn how to deal with negative, critical and judgmental people, particularly of those people are colleagues, friends or family members. Here are some tips and guidance to help you to [...]

  • Micromanagement Examples

7 Micromanagement Examples in Family, Friend Circles, and the Workplace

By |2020-01-30T13:37:27+03:00January 24th, 2020|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

There are so many micromanagement examples because there are so many ways this controlling behavior can be used. Micromanaging is basically a form of control, although it can seem a bit more subtle in operation. For example, those who are guilty of micromanaging usually don’t even know they are doing this. They see their hovering [...]

  • taken advantage of signs

6 Signs You Are Being Taken Advantage of by Your Family or Friends

By |2020-01-30T13:37:48+03:00January 13th, 2020|Categories: Personality|Tags: , , , , |

It’s difficult to see when you’re being taken advantage of by those who are supposed to care for you. But it’s time you take notice. "Family" and "friends" - the words should represent love, care, devotion, and commitment, but often this is not the case. You may think things are supposed to be the way [...]

  • EMOTIONALLY UNAVAILABLE MOTHER

I Had an Emotionally Unavailable Mother and Here’s What It Felt Like

By |2020-01-11T17:15:06+03:00January 7th, 2020|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

Want to know what it feels like to be raised by an emotionally unavailable mother? Let me tell you my story. Whenever someone asks me about my mother, I say ‘She died when I was young’. When they reply that they are so sorry, I always say ‘It doesn’t matter, she was an evil cow [...]

  • toxic aging parent

When an Aging Parent Becomes Toxic: How to Spot & Deal with Toxic Behaviors

By |2019-09-27T15:39:02+03:00September 27th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Toxic parents don’t just grow out of their heinous behavior. Even an aging parent can remain, or even become toxic and hard to handle. We’ve all heard about toxic parents and the influence they have over their children. But did you know that some parents remain toxic well into old age? As a matter of [...]

  • erikson's stages of psychosocial development

Erikson’s Stages of Psychosocial Development and What Happens at Each One

By |2019-09-25T17:07:30+03:00September 25th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Erikson’s stages of psychosocial development explain how our early experiences can influence our development and who we are destined to become. Erik Erikson was a German-American psychologist. Erikson focused on human development and is famous for developing the phrase ‘identity crisis’. His was one of the first theories to suggest we have different stages of [...]

  • How to Deal with a Narcissistic Mother

How to Deal with a Narcissistic Mother and Limit Her Toxic Influence

By |2019-09-21T16:10:47+03:00September 21st, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Your mother may be different than others and exhibit toxic traits. You have a narcissistic mother, there are ways to deal with her and set healthy boundaries in your relationship. From a personal standpoint, I didn’t have a narcissistic mother. Those traits came from my father. However, I do know many women who did have [...]