mental health

8 Struggles of Having an Outgoing Personality While Suffering from Social Anxiety

By | 2017-06-01T15:51:30+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

I might have an outgoing personality, but my social anxiety cripples me. One of the most difficult predicaments is having an outgoing personality but not being able to enjoy it to its fullest. Honestly, I don’t miss being around crowds of people all that much, and my social anxiety prevents me from sounding normal when [...]

You Could Be a Victim of Gaslighting Abuse If You Can Relate to These 20 Signs

By | 2017-06-03T16:48:45+00:00 June 25th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

Gaslighting abuse is one of the sneakiest tools people with a manipulative personality use to make their victim feel crazy. We often use terminology in our everyday language without knowing where it originated from. For instance, ‘gaslighting’ is a psychological term that describes a form of mental abuse in which the perpetrator manipulates their victim [...]

7 Underlying Anxiety Causes That Are Hidden Deep Inside Your Mind and Body

By | 2017-05-30T15:14:27+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Empath and HSP, Medicine & Genetics, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

There are many anxiety causes that aren’t that obvious. After all, it is a complicated disease. It took decades of my life to understand my diagnosis of anxiety. While battling bipolar disorder and PTSD, I discovered symptoms that just didn’t line up. Even during my bouts of mania, some of my reactions were unfounded. It [...]

6 Shocking Ways Repressed Anger Affects Your Health, Backed by Science

By | 2017-06-17T20:42:24+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Anger is an emotion that in some cases can be healthy if it is expressed quickly and the reasons for it understood. But what about repressed anger? Keeping anger inside for long periods of time is not healthy and can have serious repercussions for the person holding it in. Here are six ways that repressed [...]

10 Negative Coping Mechanisms People Use to Hide from Their Problems

By | 2017-06-14T16:23:54+00:00 June 18th, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Coping mechanisms are when the person uses certain strategies in order to overcome, get through or manage life’s problems. Many of us have experienced the loss of a loved one, a break-up which devastated us, the diagnosis in our immediate family of a terminal illness, or any kind of stressful situation where we feel we [...]

5 Unexpected Ways Emotional Pain Affects Your Health

By | 2017-06-17T16:13:41+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

If you're like everyone else, you're probably more aware of your physical problems than your emotional pain. The latter stands out more than the former but has equally serious consequences. What makes it worse is that we tend to track our physical instead of our emotional health. Here are a few effects of emotional pain, [...]

Does Narcissistic Personality Disorder Have a Bright Side?

By | 2017-06-14T16:21:14+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Narcissistic Personality Disorder can stand in the way of a person's growth. Everyone understands the effects of feeling too superior. But having Narcissistic Personality Disorder isn't all bad. Though you should always keep your ego in check, it can help you in some cases. So what is the bright side of having NPD, if there's [...]

Who Are Emotional Vampires and How to Recognize if You Are Dealing with One (or Are One Yourself)

By | 2017-06-14T16:00:59+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Emotional vampires are like their monster counterparts, they drain your life away. But it’s not blood they’re after, it’s the life essence of others that feeds them. I was excited about writing this piece, and yes, I had some pretty interesting angles. But when I started to study the subject, I made a horrifying discovery. [...]

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