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Why Sad Things Make Us Happy, According to Psychology

By |2019-10-12T16:16:26+03:00October 5th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Sad things, by nature, should make us sad, right? Sad songs, sad movies, sad pieces of art and sad television shows make us shed endless tears and feel that aching pit in our stomachs. And yet, we love them and couldn’t be without them. As it turns out, these sad things can even make us [...]

Weltschmerz: a Vague State That Affects Deep Thinkers (and How to Cope)

By |2019-09-23T17:09:19+03:00September 22nd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Have you ever felt a deep sadness and frustration with the world and all the ugly things that are happening in it? You may have had weltschmerz. What Is Weltschmerz? The Definition and Origins Weltschmerz is a German word that literally means 'world' (welt) + 'pain' (schmerz) and defines an emotional state when someone is [...]

Post-Vacation Depression Is Real: How to Recognize and Overcome It

By |2019-09-01T16:08:43+03:00September 1st, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

There are many reasons to feel depressed, and one of the worst types of depression during this season is post-vacation depression. The excitement associated with going on vacation can be overwhelming. Unfortunately, so can the feeling of post-vacation depression. Although you really should be basking in the memories of your holiday, most of the time, [...]

Do You Feel Like Your Life Is a Joke? 5 Reasons for That and How to Cope

By |2019-08-28T22:57:39+03:00August 24th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

No matter how optimistic we are, at some point, we may feel like life is a joke. After all, it’s pretty unfair sometimes. I go through life from day to day with an unclear picture in my head. For a while, I seem confident that I’m headed in the right direction, but then something happens [...]

7 Signs You Could Be Living a Lie without Even Knowing It

By |2019-05-10T09:30:59+03:00May 12th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , |

Could you actually be living a lie? It’s possible that society's expectations have forced you to be something you’re not and living a fake life. I’ve been living a lie. Yes, me. In fact, on many separate occasions, I have lived different lies. Eventually, I’ve pulled myself free and thoroughly cleansed all the crusty fakeness [...]

8 Myths about Depression That Make Many People Misunderstand This Illness

By |2019-04-08T16:12:38+03:00March 12th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Mental illness is serious. There are so many myths about depression which cause this particular illness to be discredited. We have to stop this. First off, I want to say that depression isn’t just sadness. It’s a real illness that destroys lives in many ways. Depression takes away the ability to function in a consistent [...]

9 Signs of an Impending Depressive Episode and How to Cope with It

By |2019-10-20T15:49:58+03:00February 23rd, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

You don’t have to be suffering from clinical depression to experience a depressive episode. If you have been going through unsettling emotional lows, then this article is just right for you. Here are 9 signs of an impending depressive episode and tips on how to deal with it. What is a depressive episode? This is [...]

Often Feeling Sad for No Reason? Why This Happens and How to Cope

By |2019-04-01T14:22:01+03:00December 18th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Are you prone to feeling sad for no reason? In reality, there is always a reason, it’s just could be less obvious. It’s perfectly natural to feel sad when something bad happens in your life. It’s completely human to feel blue when life gets hard. And it doesn’t mean you are weak or have given [...]