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  • Toxic Mental Habits

8 Toxic Mental Habits That Mess Up Your Life without You Even Knowing

By |2019-12-30T21:02:25+02:00January 6th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , |

Mental habits are often established over time. Thus, you often don’t even know that you have these habits and how they can mess up your life without you realizing that. Here are some of the key mental habits that harm your life – and what to do about them! 1. Listening to self-doubt Your inner [...]

  • Survivor’s Guilt

What Is Survivor’s Guilt and How to Manage It to Move on in Life

By |2019-12-29T20:27:19+02:00December 29th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Survivor’s guilt is when we live while others succumb to a traumatic or sudden death. This is never an easy pill to swallow. While I’ve never served in the military and I was hundreds of miles away from New York during the 9/11 events, I watched my aunt suddenly collapse and die right in front [...]

  • common negative feelings

3 Most Common Negative Feelings and How to Cope with Them

By |2019-12-28T15:33:30+02:00December 28th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

We all experience negative feelings from time to time. How we manage them and having coping mechanisms in place is vital to ensure we can move forward and process our emotions in a healthy way. Here are some of the most common negative feelings, what they mean, and how you can deal with them. Anxiety/Nerves [...]

  • Passive-Aggressive Narcissist

6 Things a Passive-Aggressive Narcissist Does to Make You Feel Guilty and Worthless

By |2019-10-23T13:33:57+02:00October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

Dealing with a narcissist is bad enough on its own, but when it comes to the passive-aggressive one, you’re on another level. On the scale of narcissism, you never want to be at the high end. Well, you wouldn’t want to be at the low end either. Anyway, narcissism is in us all, to a [...]

  • toxic aging parent

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

By |2019-09-27T15:39:02+02:00September 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 [...]

  • emotional reasoning signs

What Is Emotional Reasoning and 5 Signs You Rely Too Much on It

By |2019-07-01T00:13:18+02:00June 29th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

The danger of emotional reasoning is that our feelings overrule the facts. This can be overwhelming and unhealthy. I call it analytical behavior, and yet, it’s actually emotional reasoning. Maybe the two are connected when toxic thinking rules our brains. I must admit, I can sit for hours and reason, wonder, and analyze a situation [...]

  • self-forgiveness practice

How to Practice Self-Forgiveness When You Are Too Hard on Yourself

By |2019-06-08T23:11:42+02:00June 8th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

We must forgive others and sometimes we must practice self-forgiveness. No one is perfect. We all make mistakes. Feeling bad for doing something wrong is normal. We should seek forgiveness when we’ve made mistakes or even been purposely cruel in the past. However, dragging yourself through the mud for a long time after your regrets [...]

  • how to stop being shy

How to Stop Being Shy When Saying No and Doing What’s Best for You

By |2019-10-05T23:53:01+02:00March 25th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

It can be hard to stop being shy when it comes to what you need and denying others what they want. No one likes to say no. Saying no is difficult, especially when we are doing what is right for us. People can construe us as selfish or unhelpful when really, it’s just about boundaries [...]