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5 Things That Cause Fear of Failure and How to Overcome It

By |2019-04-18T18:45:53+03:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , |

The fear of failure is more common than you think. Most of us are constantly thinking about what could go wrong in life. It is a strong emotion. It keeps us from doing great things with our lives. I know this first hand as many times I trust fear more than success. Being afraid, unfortunately, [...]

Feeling Anxious for No Reason? Why It Happens and How to Cope

By |2019-04-17T14:20:05+03:00April 17th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

When money becomes tight, careers get derailed by layoffs or loved ones face serious illnesses, most people naturally feel stressed, afraid and worried. However, why are some people feeling anxious for no obvious reason and are getting crushed under the force of intruding negative thoughts even when all is right with their world? Some people [...]

6 Suspense Thriller Movies That Will Mess with Your Head

By |2019-04-15T15:33:27+03:00February 14th, 2019|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought|Tags: , , , |

Sometimes movies do a bit more than provide entertainment. Sometimes suspense thriller movies leave us changed and with even more questions. I love watching movies, all sorts of them. In fact, I kind of have a small addiction to films. The interesting part about myself is that I watch different types of movies while in [...]

How to Overcome Fears and Phobias with These 10 Science-Backed Strategies

By |2019-10-05T15:31:32+03:00February 8th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Everyone is afraid of something, but it can be particularly difficult to overcome irrational fears and phobias. Fear is a natural response that protects us from danger as well as other threatening circumstances we can encounter in our lives. However, sometimes this natural reaction goes a bit crazy and this can cause a certain fear [...]

7 Hidden Causes of Fear That Could Explain Why You Avoid Some Things in Life

By |2019-10-05T12:41:49+03:00January 18th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We, as humans, are afraid of many things, sometimes developing severe phobias. So, what are the hidden causes of our fear? What are the reasons for these reactions? When I was a little girl, I was afraid of the forest surrounding my house, but only at night. During the day, I ran through the woods [...]

7 Ways Alcoholic Parents Ruin Their Children’s Psyches and Lives

By |2019-01-25T23:30:10+03:00January 5th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Alcoholic parents aren’t just a nuisance to themselves. Being an alcoholic can actually not only affect the person who drinks, but also their offspring as well. Personally, I didn’t grow up with alcoholic parents, but my children did. My ex-husband was an alcoholic and I remember many times, trying to shield my children from his [...]

New Phobia Treatment Revealed by a Study Could Make It Easier to Beat Your Fears

By |2019-01-25T22:17:19+03:00November 22nd, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Having suffered from a phobia for most of my life, I’m always on the lookout for a new phobia treatment. The problem is, most treatments take time and prolonged exposure to the subject of the phobia. As a consequence, it’s much easier to walk away from this kind of treatment than try and keep on [...]

Phobia of Clowns or Coulrophobia Explained: Why Do Some People Fear Clowns?

By |2018-11-23T21:25:36+03:00November 17th, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Coulrophobia. It means a phobia of clowns. Now for some people, even the mention of clowns is enough to trigger a panic attack. But clowns are supposed to be funny and make us laugh? Why then does the mere thought of them send some people into a state of anxiety? What is it about clowns [...]