8 Signs of Toxic Family Relationships Most People Think Are Normal

While those little irritating actions from loved ones may seem normal, maybe they're not. You might just be dealing with toxic family relationships. Toxicity is one of the hardest things to recognize. That’s because layers of seeming goodwill are often enveloped between heinous motivations. This is especially true among family…

7 Signs of Gaslighting Parents: Were You Manipulated As a Child?

Unfortunately, there are all types of parental abuse. As in any kind of relationship, a child can be physically, psychologically, or sexually abused. But being raised by gaslighting parents can lead to all kinds of issues, both during childhood and well into your adult years. So what exactly is gaslighting…

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

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…

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

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…