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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. [...]

5 Toxic Mother-Daughter Relationships Most People Think Are Normal

By | 2018-03-26T21:36:05+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The thing about toxic mother-daughter relationships is that until you grow up, leave home and discover other people’s family dynamics, everything seems normal. I was a person that didn’t realise I was in one of those toxic mother-daughter relationships until I began speaking to my sisters after my mother had died. It’s easy to see [...]

You Were Raised by an Emotionally Abusive Mother If You Relate to These 6 Things

By | 2018-01-27T22:35:06+00:00 January 27th, 2018|Categories: Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

It stands to reason that if you grew up in a loving family environment, you’re likely to be a well-balanced individual. But if you had an emotionally abusive mother, what would the signs be? Before we list the signs of an emotionally abusive mother, let's talk about the different types of maternal attachment. It wasn’t [...]