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Things Toxic Parents Do and Say That Have a Lifetime Effect on Their Children

By | 2018-07-16T14:08:52+00:00 July 16th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

As children, we look to our parents for love, support, guidance, and validation. But what if those parents are toxic parents? What if everything they do to us, tell us, show us or provide for us is damaging? Some children raised in an abusive environment will focus on surviving. Others might not even realise they [...]

Teen Angst: 7 Signs Your Teen Is Suffering and How to Help Them

By | 2018-07-11T13:40:49+00:00 July 11th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Teenagers seem rude, lazy, and just plain strange, don’t they? Well, it’s not really their fault. You’re simply witnessing teen angst at work. There’s a creature, clad in dark hoodie, which makes odd groans and speaks in alien languages. No, it’s not a monster, it’s only a teenager suffering from angst. Teen angst turns a [...]

6 Things That Kill Self-Esteem in Children and What to Do to Boost It

By | 2018-05-19T13:39:48+00:00 June 8th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Self-esteem in children can be negatively affected by certain things their parents do, without even realizing that. Are you guilty of any of these parenting behaviours? Self-esteem in children is much more vulnerable than it is in adults. For this reason, some early childhood experiences and parenting habits may have a profound effect on later [...]

8 Stages of Identity Crisis and 5 Signs You Are Experiencing One

By | 2018-06-05T10:43:14+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Are you unsure of your purpose in life? Do you feel you do not know who you really are? If your answer to these questions is yes, it is quite likely that you are experiencing an identity crisis. Erik Erikson has created the term identity crisis, believing it to be one of the most important [...]

5 Reasons Why Children’s Mental Health and Brain Development Are Failing in Today’s Society

By | 2018-05-17T17:40:10+00:00 June 4th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Does our modern lifestyle help or hinder children’s mental health? There are some people that believe it definitely hinders and can actually affect brain development. So it is true that children's mental health is failing in today’s society, especially when they have so much more to hand than previous generations? I remember being told to [...]

How Narcissistic Personality Is Formed: 4 Things That Turn Children into Narcissists

By | 2018-05-13T20:22:45+00:00 May 13th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

What causes someone to develop a narcissistic personality? Is it their environment, their genes, or could it be the way they were parented? There have been many studies that attempt to find out the origins of a narcissistic personality. Research suggests narcissism is created, not innate, and that certain factors will help turn a child [...]

8 Reasons Why Gifted Children May Struggle in Life (and How to Help Them)

By | 2018-05-07T21:56:03+00:00 May 7th, 2018|Categories: Education, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Having a gifted kid is a joy, however, there are certain areas in which gifted children might struggle. Read on to find out how to support your gifted child and ensure they reach their full potential. Raising gifted children is a huge responsibility. You want to make sure they reach their full potential. However, you [...]

Children of Abusive Parents Have These 6 Struggles Later in Life

By | 2018-04-03T13:39:58+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personal Development, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Children of abusive parents don’t just suffer at the time the abuse is taking place, but later on in life as well. It’s not surprising that being a child of abusive parents leaves such long-lasting scars on one's soul. Consider that as children we are forming our most important attachments and establishing our own identities. [...]