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6 Signs Your Resistance to Change Ruins Your Life and How to Overcome It

By |2019-02-25T16:16:19+02:00February 17th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Resistance to change may ensure your comfort and familiarity. But resistance to change can also ruin your life by limiting your potential. I’ll be honest. I have always hated change. It seems that just when I’ve become comfortable, something threatens to take that comfort away from me, forcing me to re-evaluate the course of my [...]

How to Use Transtheoretical Model to Change Your Negative Behaviours

By |2019-02-25T16:16:31+02:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

The transtheoretical model of behaviour is a new theory which is being applied to many aspects of therapy. This behaviour model looks into new techniques someone has learned within a controlled environment. It then assesses whether or not they are prepared to use that technique in their everyday lives. The transtheoretical model deals with various [...]

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

By |2018-10-02T11:01:08+02:00October 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 |2018-11-23T21:25:47+02:00October 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 |2018-11-23T21:23:39+02:00October 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+02:00September 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+02:00August 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+02:00July 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 [...]