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

By |2019-02-25T16:20:37+02:00September 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 |2019-01-25T23:16:27+02:00August 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 |2018-11-23T21:27:06+02:00August 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+02:00August 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 |2018-11-23T21:11:05+02:00August 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 [...]

7 Signs of Energy Blocks and How to Clear Them to Get Yourself Unstuck

By |2018-09-17T14:59:25+02:00July 31st, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , |

Energy blocks are all around us. They can be unfinished tasks, negative people, or even mental blocks we’ve imposed upon ourselves. How can we pull free? Most people are unaware that they are victims of energy blocks. They simply assume they feel bad for some physical reason, or they think they're caught in the grips [...]

How to Stop Feeling Guilty and Set Yourself Free, According to Psychology

By |2018-11-23T21:34:24+02:00July 25th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Guilt can take over your life and prevent you from following your dreams. Let’s learn how to stop feeling guilty and break free! Guilt comes in so many forms, and from several different stressors. Guilt can be the correct emotional response to something you’ve done wrong, or it can be a result of mental distress [...]

Catastrophic Thinking: How to Recognize and Deal with It When You Have Anxiety

By |2018-09-17T14:59:51+02:00July 23rd, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

What is one of the worst aspects of having anxiety? Catastrophic thinking is anxiety at a whole other level of negativity. Let’s deal with this. Honestly, I wasn’t an expert in the term catastrophic thinking, but I was familiar with its definition. Catastrophic thinking is the way the mind operates under the influence of anxiety. In [...]