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5 Signs You Need More Personal Space (and How to Set Healthy Boundaries)

By |2018-10-02T11:01:08+00:00October 21st, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

It’s always nice to have someone in your life, but we all need our personal space. Everybody has the right to set appropriate boundaries and have them respected. Remember that not everyone needs and wants the same thing out of a relationship. People have different ideas of what is good and healthy, and it can [...]

The Link Between Sleep Problems and Mental Illness, and How to Improve Your Sleep

By |2018-10-21T11:44:41+00:00October 21st, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , |

If you’re suffering from sleep problems, here’s something you need to know. Mental illness can cause sleep disorders and vice versa. I was diagnosed with a mental illness at the age of 18, and afterward, I experienced my first sign of sleep problems. I didn’t realize that maybe these issues were related. I was a [...]

OCD and Perfectionism: What Is the Difference between the Two?

By |2018-10-06T21:13:24+00:00October 6th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Obsessive-compulsive disorder or OCD and perfectionism have become common words that people use to describe themselves. OCD and perfectionism look very similar to a family member, friend, or coworker on the surface level. However, they are very different in the ways in which people are affected in their daily life. How are OCD and perfectionism [...]

How Your Inner Critic Sabotages Your Growth and 5 Strategies to Deal with It

By |2018-09-17T14:21:53+00:00September 17th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We all have an inner critic. It is completely natural to have one, but the problem is when it starts to hinder our growth. In a society strongly marked by consumerism, we often have the tendency - in some instances, an exaggerated one - to compare ourselves to our friends, colleagues, etc. This unhealthy habit [...]

What Causes Impulsive Behavior and 5 Techniques That Help Deal with It

By |2018-09-05T23:20:06+00:00August 10th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

There are so many things which cause impulsive behavior. Whatever the cause, there are a number of ways to help calm the beast. I must admit, I’m guilty of impulsive behavior. I have Bipolar disorder, and sometimes during manic episodes, I make impulsive decisions like spending too much money. While I remain in control most [...]

6 Signs of Unhealthy Safety Seeking That Reveal Avoidance and Anxiety

By |2018-09-05T23:46:48+00:00July 8th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

People who suffer from mental illness turn to safety seeking measures. Those with anxiety even hide for days at a time to avoid interaction with others. I am in my safe place again and for now, I feel better. Unfortunately, my escape is not healthy. I know this, but it’s taking quite a bit of [...]

7 Habits That Give You a Higher Energy Boost Than a Cup of Coffee

By |2018-09-18T23:18:40+00:00May 6th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Coffee is undoubtedly the most popular way to get an energy boost. However, there are some alternatives that you can try to stay active all day long. Did you know that over 50% of Americans over 18 years of age drink coffee every day, accounting for over 150 million daily drinkers? According to data published by [...]

How Unhealthy Food Ruins Your Brain’s Cognitive Functions, Backed by Science

By |2018-09-18T23:22:20+00:00April 30th, 2018|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

“You are what you eat.” It’s a well-known fact, but considering unhealthy food is/can be a drug and much of what we consume on a daily basis is highly addictive, it’s a tough saying to live by. Many westerners struggle with sugar addiction, caffeine addiction, and addiction to the chemicals and preservatives in the majority [...]