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5 Steps to Psychological First Aid You Can Use in Difficult Situations

By |2019-12-02T15:40:42+03:00December 2nd, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

We have first responders for physical traumas or difficulties. Here's a secret: psychological first aid is also important during hard times. When trauma occurs, you hear the sirens. The ambulance, police and first responders are on the way. As humans, it’s our duty to try and help those who are in serious trouble. And I [...]

Why Avoidance Coping Can Be Unhealthy and How to Stop It

By |2019-07-18T16:30:52+03:00July 18th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

It's natural to want to avoid anything uncomfortable, but this may lead you down a terrible path. Part of what makes us human is that we can define our existence by two things: Gaining pleasure and avoiding pain. We want to avoid anything that takes us out of our comfort zones and makes us feel [...]

6 Types of People Who Love Playing the Victim & How to Deal with Them

By |2019-05-14T13:43:48+03:00May 14th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Dealing with those who are playing the victim can be exhausting. Who exactly are these people? It’s hard to talk about the victim mentality because many people have no idea they’re adopting it. It can be upsetting when they learn this truth. Don’t know what it means to play the victim? Well, that’s because so [...]

7 Signs and Root Causes of Neurotic Behavior, According to Science

By |2019-03-31T01:35:59+03:00March 31st, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

Neurotic behavior has a wide spectrum of characteristics. This actually makes it difficult at times to pinpoint the signs. Neurosis is an old term, deriving from the psychology of Sigmund Feud. Anyone can admit neurotic behavior from time to time. However, severe neurotic behavior which crosses the threshold of normalcy possesses common actions and thoughts. [...]

Child Abuse and 5 Mindsets That Keep the Victims from Healing

By |2019-03-25T15:08:16+03:00March 25th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

The pain of child abuse is almost unbearable. Struggling with pain and a number of toxic mindsets are what may keep us from healing. When you’ve experienced child abuse, you understand how each day is a challenge. Not only do you have to deal with life’s present responsibilities, but you also have to fight with [...]

If You’re Getting Negative Vibes from Someone, Here Is What It May Mean

By |2019-08-22T16:05:20+03:00March 17th, 2019|Categories: Empath and HSP, Food for thought, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

We all have met a person who instantly gave us negative vibes. We may not have even realized the reason why – we just felt it. That tense, uncomfortable feeling that makes you want to think up an excuse and get out of there. If you are sensitive to the energies around you, you know [...]

Why Facing Adversity in Life Can Be Good for You and How to Get Through Hardships

By |2019-03-09T21:44:54+03:00March 9th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

When you’re facing adversity in life, remember the popular saying. “Whatever doesn’t kill you makes you stronger”. It’s actually quite true. I recently learned a curious fact about facing adversity. It seems there is a sweet spot in life experiences that makes adults much stronger. It seems that too much trauma all during life damages [...]

7 Different Types of Anger and the Hidden Causes Behind Each

By |2019-01-24T14:22:13+03:00January 24th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , |

Anger is an interesting emotion which comes from many different places. Understanding the various types of anger helps you also harness this feeling. Before you start being judgemental about anger, take pause for a moment. Anger isn’t a “sin”, but what we do with that anger is what we deem to be wrong. There are [...]