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5 Cultural Differences between East and West in Thinking and Perception

By |2018-09-12T22:14:48+00:00September 12th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Now more of us travelling abroad, it’s fascinating to discover what cultural differences there are, particularly between East and West. From education, the workplace, to relationships and families, in many of these examples the cultural differences are pretty wide-ranging. Most of the cultural differences centre around two concepts: Individualism – favours the individual as an [...]

6 Ways Adult Children of Alcoholics Struggle Later in Life

By |2018-09-17T14:52:55+00:00August 28th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Adult children of alcoholics suffer far beyond those traumatic years of watching their parents destroy themselves. There are damages left behind. Statistics are startling. The truth is, over 6 million children grow up with one or both parents stricken by alcoholism. In 1970, ALCOA (adult children of alcoholics) was formed, which helped people cope with [...]

Golden Child in a Narcissistic Family and What Lies behind a Perfect Image

By |2018-09-17T14:52:46+00:00August 27th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

At first sight, a golden child may look like the perfect child who is likely to have a successful life. But are things really that perfect? Before we talk about the phenomenon of a golden child, let’s mention that every parent has dreams for their child. Parents plan for the best education for their kids, [...]

8 Toxic Personal Beliefs That Are Holding You Back in Life

By |2018-09-17T14:58:34+00:00August 26th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Great experiences do not happen to those who mentally trap themselves through their personal beliefs or the beliefs of others. Each path through life is different, so there are many ways to achieve your goals and dreams. When we put stipulations and boundaries upon ourselves, we lead dull lives with little meaning. There are many [...]

6 Dysfunctional Family Roles People Take without Even Knowing

By |2018-09-05T23:21:56+00:00August 8th, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , |

I grew up in a dysfunctional family, but I never realised that I, along with my siblings, had taken on dysfunctional family roles. There are many kinds of dysfunctional families. Parents can be addicted to drugs or alcohol, or they can suffer from a personality disorder such as narcissism or OCD. The problem with growing [...]

Teen Angst: 7 Signs Your Teen Is Suffering and How to Help Them

By |2018-09-05T23:45:18+00:00July 11th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Teenagers seem rude, lazy, and just plain strange, don’t they? Well, it’s not really their fault. You’re simply witnessing teen angst at work. There’s a creature, clad in dark hoodie, which makes odd groans and speaks in alien languages. No, it’s not a monster, it’s only a teenager suffering from angst. Teen angst turns a [...]

15 Signs Your Root Chakra Is Blocked and How to Heal It

By |2018-09-06T00:09:51+00:00June 14th, 2018|Categories: Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

The Root Chakra or Muladhara is the first in the chakra system. Read on to learn what the functions of this chakra are and how it manifests itself with emotional and physical issues when blocked. In the Sanskrit, mula means "root" or "base" and the word adhara means "support", so the meaning of the word [...]

6 Reasons Why Ancestry DNA Test Is an Eye-Opening Experience

By |2018-09-06T00:25:53+00:00May 29th, 2018|Categories: Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Have you tried the ancestry DNA test? If you’ve been spending years of your life researching genealogy, this test can be beneficial at finding ancestors, connecting with unknown relatives, and proving your ethnicity. Let me share a story with you. It’s a common tale which many of us have shared. It’s a story of genealogy [...]