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How to Recognize a Bad Influence in Your Social Circle and What to Do Next

By |2018-10-09T20:27:32+00:00October 9th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Could your friends be a bad influence? Here are the signs that you are in bad company and tips on how to deal with toxic and bad influence friends. You already know that birds of the same feather fly together! Friendship is fundamental if you want to live a more fulfilling life. But what [...]

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 [...]

How to Stop Worrying about Everything When You Are an Overthinker

By |2018-09-17T14:57:52+00:00September 13th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Overthinkers constantly worry about how to stop worrying about everything. Whew! That was a mouthful but also the truth. I worry about many things, just like my mother before me. I remember watching my mom constantly stress about things, even things she could not change. When I became an adult and saw these same traits [...]

What Is Psychological Deflection and How It Might Be Blocking Your Growth

By |2018-09-17T14:58:08+00:00September 3rd, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

Psychological deflection is often considered a narcissistic abuse tactic. However, you might be using it too without even knowing. Deflection, by definition, is a method of changing the course of an object, an emotion or thought from its original source. Psychological deflection is seen as a narcissistic abuse tactic used to control the mind and [...]

Beck’s Cognitive Triad and How It Can Help You Heal the Root of Depression

By |2018-09-17T14:58:21+00:00August 30th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Beck's cognitive triad is one of the most influential theories to determine the root cause of depressive disorders and offer the ways to cope with them. Before we discuss Beck's cognitive triad, we should mention that depression is one of the most common emotional disorders. That’s why substantial efforts have been made to determine its [...]

8 Toxic Personal Beliefs That Are Holding You Back in Life

By |2018-09-17T14:58:34+00:00August 26th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Great experiences do not happen to those who mentally trap themselves through their personal beliefs or the beliefs of others. Each path through life is different, so there are many ways to achieve your goals and dreams. When we put stipulations and boundaries upon ourselves, we lead dull lives with little meaning. There are many [...]

7 Subtle Signs of Self-Defeating Behavior and How It Ruins Your Life

By |2018-09-17T14:58:43+00:00August 20th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

There are enough enemies trying to bring us down, so why do we engage in self-defeating behavior? Look within. Does this describe you? What is a self-defeating behavior? Well, this is when we do things to make life harder on ourselves, usually by doing things we think are normal. But if life is already hard [...]

How Black-And-White Thinking Distorts Your Perception of Life and How to Stop It

By |2018-09-17T14:58:59+00:00August 11th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , |

The black-and-white thinking divides reality into light and dark with a clean cut, canceling its complexity, ambiguity, and every nuance. It makes us think in terms of "all or nothing". Exercising black-and-white thinking means believing that things can be completely right or totally wrong, that people are either friends or foes, that the days are [...]