• i don't deserve to be happy

‘I Don’t Deserve to Be Happy’: Why You Feel This Way & What to Do

By |2020-07-09T10:28:07+03:00July 9th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

Have you ever said, “I don’t deserve to be happy”? You’re not alone in this statement, and there’s a reason for this feeling. Many times in my past, I’ve said that I don’t deserve to be happy. I truly felt like a burden on other people’s lives. It was often a starting point of my [...]

  • approval-seeking behavior signs

7 Signs of Approval-Seeking Behavior That Is Unhealthy

By |2020-06-12T17:44:09+03:00June 12th, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , |

Do you always place a high value on the opinions of others or please others before yourself? You might be showing signs of approval-seeking behavior. Why Do We Seek the Approval of Others? Of course, we all like approval. It reinforces that what we’re doing is right. It builds our self-esteem. We feel confident when [...]

  • Quiet Confidence

6 Powers of Quiet Confidence and How to Develop It

By |2020-06-01T20:22:04+03:00May 31st, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , |

Self-confidence is something many of us wish we had a little more of. Sometimes, we picture a “confident person” as being loud, full of themselves, and obnoxious. They want to be the center of attention and see themselves as above the rest. Fortunately, this isn’t always the case. Some people have a quiet confidence. Quiet [...]

  • Signs of a Sense of Entitlement

9 Signs of a Sense of Entitlement You May Not Know You Have

By |2020-06-09T23:12:18+03:00May 11th, 2020|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Could it be that you are not as humble and satisfied as you think? The truth is you could be harboring a sense of entitlement. I’d like to think that I’m a balanced human being, despite the fact that I struggle with many forms of mental illness. Do I have a sense of entitlement? Honestly, [...]

  • Fishing for Compliments

4 Signs of Fishing for Compliments & Why People Do It

By |2020-06-01T20:46:10+03:00May 6th, 2020|Categories: Personality|Tags: , |

When someone is fishing for compliments, it means that they are intentionally saying self-deprecating things or belittling their achievements, expecting you to say something nice to them. Everyone likes to feel good about themselves, and I am sure we are all guilty of fishing for compliments from time to time. But why do we do [...]

  • narcissistic injury

What Triggers Narcissistic Injury & How to Recognize It?

By |2020-06-01T20:57:32+03:00April 28th, 2020|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , |

Narcissistic injury happens when the narcissist has been confronted, challenged, or denied something. In a situation like this, they feel like their whole façade comes apart. The narcissistic wound is real, and yet, it comes from a place of make-believe hurts. How can we tolerate this sort of behavior? To understand narcissistic injury, you have [...]

  • feeling sorry for yourself

Why You Are Feeling Sorry for Yourself and How to Stop

By |2020-06-09T23:55:59+03:00April 8th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

You’ve probably moped around feeling sorry for yourself before. There are ways to stop this and cultivate a more positive attitude. Yes, I am familiar with self-pity, and I bet you are too. But feeling sorry for yourself doesn’t get you far in life. It robs you of the time you can use to be [...]