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6 Ways to Reconnect with Your Authentic Self (and Why You Should!)

By |2019-03-05T02:03:33+03:00January 17th, 2019|Categories: Personal Growth, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

In today’s society, it’s often difficult to stay connected to our authentic self. Fortunately, there are ways we can restore this connection. We live in a culture that makes it almost impossible not to build walls around our truest, most authentic self. We learn early on to suppress emotions and portray perfect “put together selves.” This is detrimental not only to us as individuals, but also to our communities and culture as a whole. We cannot access our truest potential and live out our best

8 Signs of a Controlling Husband and How to Deal with Him

By |2019-01-07T18:16:49+03:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

Sometimes signs of a controlling husband are not so easy to spot. But if you ignore them, you might find yourself in an abusive and toxic relationship. When we think of domestic violence, we often have a vision of a couple where one partner is cruel, unloving, and has substance abuse problems. This could never happen to us, we might say! But this couldn't be farther from the truth. Domestic violence can sneak up on any relationship, including a possessive relationship. For this reason, it

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)

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

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

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

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

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