5 Signs You Could Be an Insecure Overachiever and How It Ruins Your Life

An insecure overachiever is someone who constantly strives to do better but never feels like they reach it. They tend to believe that their worth is based on their job, work or career. As a result, they are not confident in their achievements and crave praise to remind them that they…

How to Deal with Negative People in Your Workplace, Family or Friend Circle

Handling negative people is a drain on our energy. It is often recommended to distance yourself from toxic relationships. However, sometimes we all have to learn how to deal with negative, critical and judgmental people, particularly of those people are colleagues, friends or family members. Here are some tips and…

The Feynman Technique and How to Use It to Learn and Understand Anything

Studying is stressful. It often leads to feelings of self-doubt and leaves us overwhelmed. We try our best (usually) and still sometimes we just cannot get our heads around a subject. We’re taught dozens of memory tricks and studying hacks, but nothing really sticks. Fortunately, there is a proven technique,…

7 Micromanagement Examples in Family, Friend Circles, and the Workplace

There are so many micromanagement examples because there are so many ways this controlling behavior can be used. Micromanaging is basically a form of control, although it can seem a bit more subtle in operation. For example, those who are guilty of micromanaging usually don’t even know they are doing…

4 Examples of Sublimation That Demonstrate How It Works in Daily Life

We all have thoughts and feelings which we know are 'not okay' by society's standards. It's a natural element of the human condition. What sets humans apart from animals is not a lack of animal impulses, but rather how we manage our animal impulses. One of the techniques we subconsciously…

How to Handle Rejection the Way Successful People Do

Being rejected is a horrible feeling that we can all sympathize with. While some rejections may just hurt a little, others leave long-term scars. Learning how to handle rejection, whether its life-changing or a minor inconvenience, is a valuable life skill to have. Having a toolbox full of strategies to…

20 Signs of a Narcissistic Perfectionist Who Is Poisoning Your Life

Psychological terms such as narcissism and perfectionist have been around for decades. We understand their character traits, even if we don’t possess them ourselves. But what happens when the two collide? Is there such a thing as a narcissistic perfectionist? And if so, what impact does it have on a…