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10 Causes of Parental Depression and How to Cope with it

By |2019-11-26T14:08:54+03:00December 31st, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , , |

Parental depression negatively affects both parents and children. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, depression is one of the most common mental illnesses in the world. In 2016, it was estimated that about 16 million adults in the US reported experiencing at least one major depressive disorder in the previous year, including parental depression. That translates to about 6.7% of all U.S. adults. More concerning, though, is the fact that at least 15 million children in the United States alone (one in five)

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5 Things Angry People May Be Hiding Underneath Even If They Don’t Realize It

By |2019-11-26T14:06:08+03:00December 29th, 2018|Categories: Personal Growth, Relationships, Social life|Tags: , , , , |

Have you ever wondered why your partner is so angry? Or why your boss is? Or why do some angry people in your life are more easily provoked than others? Angry people attack others and turn people away from them. And while all you want to do is probably leave that angry person alone, think about what might be causing it. Here are some things that angry people may be hiding - even if they don’t realize it: 1. They are in pain Anger is

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How to Deal with a Serious Medical Diagnosis and Keep Your Spirits High

By |2018-12-24T04:00:17+03:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Diseases and Conditions, Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , |

If you have received a serious medical diagnosis, it may be difficult to keep your spirit high. In this article, we are going to show several ways to deal with it. Words are beautiful – they can create, inspire, and, at times, make us feel meek. However, nothing compares to that kick in the guts we get when we hear things like “disease,” “terminal,” permanent,” or “mental illness.” Having to deal with a serious medical diagnosis can be taxing, but there’s always that proverbial light

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Authoritarian Parenting: Things Authoritarian Parents Do and How It Affects Children

By |2018-11-22T21:19:39+03:00November 22nd, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

What is authoritarian parenting? The article defines behaviors and attitudes associated with this style and explores the long-term effects it has on a child. Everyone has their own unique approach to parenting. However, psychologists have identified a classification system that distinguishes between the most common parenting styles: neglectful, permissive, authoritative and authoritarian parenting. In this article, we are going to concentrate on authoritarian parenting. We will consider the defining behaviors and attitudes associated with this style, and consider its long-term effects on a child. The

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Are You Happy at Work? How This Measures the Overall Level of Your Happiness

By |2019-10-15T13:14:28+03:00October 20th, 2018|Categories: Career, Lifestyle, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Would you say that you are happy at work and in general? Let’s learn how to measure the level of our happiness and why a job plays a huge role. Can you say how happy you are, right now? Do you know whether you're happier today than you were yesterday? Are you happier at work or at home? Are you happier in the mornings or after lunch? Measuring your happiness is the first step towards increasing your contentment and well-being. On a scale from 1

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5 Signs Social Validation Is Too Important for You (and What to Do about It)

By |2019-11-26T14:01:22+03:00October 13th, 2018|Categories: Relationships & Social Life, Social life|Tags: , , , |

Have you ever considered social validation? You know, that funny little thing that could completely change the way you behave, something we would never admit we need. However, many people in this world need social validation as a drug, a nice ‘fix’ to their mood and self-worth. It follows us ever since the youngest age. We do what other kids do because we don't want to be laughed at. This reaches its peak when we step into our teenage years. We don't wear things or

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14 Smart Parenting Tips That Will Help Your Children Thrive

By |2019-11-26T13:58:26+03:00October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

Smart parenting is about finding that fine line between authoritarian and permissive parenting styles. Below are a few tips that will help your children grow into happy and balanced adults. We’re constantly exposed to parenting advice, whether it’s in books, magazines, online websites or through family and friends. At the end of the day, we know our children best, and we have to find out what works for us as parents. There is no such thing as a perfect parent and smart parenting is not

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How to Recognize Gaslighting in Relationships and Get Your Reality Back

By |2019-08-12T00:33:44+03:00September 22nd, 2018|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , |

Could you be a target of gaslighting? Below are some signs of gaslighting in relationships you should never ignore. Gaslighting in relationships can have lasting, destructive psychological effects on the target. For this reason, it is important to recognize it before it is too late. “I said that you should see a therapist, Rachel. I never agreed to a couple’s therapy,” said Tom. However, Rachel remembers otherwise, and her efforts to remind him of the original agreement were futile. “We will be fine as a

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