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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 [...]

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 [...]

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

By |2018-09-17T14:59:35+00:00July 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 [...]

What Is Retroactive Jealousy and How It Shows up in Relationships

By |2018-09-05T23:32:11+00:00July 24th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

We are all familiar with good old-fashioned jealousy. That green-eyed monster can pop up in all sorts of situations. But retroactive jealousy? Aren’t we just adding more negative character traits just for the sake of it? Well, no is the quick answer. It helps to understand retroactive jealousy if we see how it differs from [...]

Why Letting Go of the Past Is Crucial for Your Happiness and Mental Health

By |2018-09-06T00:06:58+00:00June 17th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

Letting go of the past is not only healthy. Sometimes, it is absolutely necessary. Being overly attached to your past stops you from enjoying the present and moving on with your life. The past is important, it is part of us and it has formed us. The past should not be forgotten, it must be [...]

12 Healthy Coping Mechanisms to Get Through Stressful Situations and Difficult Times

By |2018-09-06T12:30:36+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Unless you’re the most laidback person on the planet, it’s likely you’ve suffered your fair amount of stress, as we all have. When we come across a stressful situation or go through difficult times we learn to cope. However, there are healthy coping mechanisms and unhealthy ones. Before we talk about healthy coping mechanisms, here [...]

How to Overcome Social Anxiety by Asking Yourself This One Silly Question

By |2018-09-17T15:01:41+00:00May 16th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

If you want to know how to overcome social anxiety, you’ve probably already read tons of articles on the subject. There are many techniques for dealing with social anxiety, but they don’t work for everyone. Some are too complex, others are too challenging, such as forcing yourself to talk to strangers. Today, I will show [...]