Relationships & Social Life

Some advice on how to establish social connections, build relationships with other people and communicate effectively

8 Signs of Mid-Life Crisis to Watch out for and How to Deal with Them

By | 2017-08-20T20:28:01+00:00 August 20th, 2017|Categories: Personal Growth, Relationships & Social Life, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

They say life starts at 40, but not all welcome this “new beginning” wholeheartedly. Sometimes, a mid-life crisis sets in. The sudden change of perspective in life is often times an unpleasant experience. Mid-life crisis, now called as a transition, is a stereotypical period in life when people are said to do outrageous, impractical things like quit a job impulsively, buy a red sports car, or dump your spouse. We

5 Signs of Needy People in Your Life and How to Deal with Them

By | 2017-08-17T21:33:17+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Categories: Relationships & Social Life, Social life|Tags: , , , , |

Needy people can be in all areas of our lives, and they can latch on to others in an attempt to deal with low self-esteem issues. At first, it can be hard to spot a needy person, but the worse things get the more time and effort it can take up on a daily basis. In friendships, it can be difficult to handle, as they seem to rely on you

10 Signs You Were Raised by Helicopter Parents

By | 2017-08-15T22:15:25+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

Helicopter parents are those moms or dads who take excessive interest in the lives of their children and an overprotective take on their safety. It basically describes a parent who has a tendency to hover over their child… well, like a helicopter at any given moment.  Whether it’s to do with school work or experiences, the helicopter parents are the parents who are always there, and sometimes are there a

5 Signs You’re in a Codependent Relationship and What to Do about It

By | 2017-08-14T21:07:04+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , |

Codependent behaviour is a dysfunction within a relationship that is one-sided. What are the signs of a codependent relationship? The main symptoms are one-half of the relationship relying solely on the other to provide almost all of their emotional needs and self-esteem. In more extreme cases, this can lead to one-half of the relationship enabling and even supporting the other’s irresponsible or addictive behaviours. There are a number of symptoms

10 Signs You Are Dealing with an Attention Seeker

By | 2017-08-12T21:12:45+00:00 August 12th, 2017|Categories: Relationships, Social life|Tags: , , , , |

An attention seeker is someone who acts solely in a way that is geared towards garnering the attention of other people. The attention they get makes them feel better about themselves, boosts their self-esteem, and it doesn’t matter if that attention is good or bad. Some people can’t help but seek attention, and they can mistake it for earning people’s respect. However, some attention seekers are willing to sink to

Avoidance Behavior: Everything you Need to Know About This Relationship Killer

By | 2017-08-11T20:49:59+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships|Tags: , , |

You know how you distance yourself in relationships from fear of being rejected? Yes, that’s one form of Avoidance behavior. There are healthy relationships and then there are dysfunctional ones as well. Then there is something in between these two, which creates a tense atmosphere of uncertainty. Something called avoidance behavior can make otherwise perfectly healthy relationships suddenly take a sharp turn. This leaves partners and friends in confusion, left

Signs That You Have a Too Big Ego and How It Can Ruin Your Life

By | 2017-08-04T20:31:44+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Categories: Relationships & Social Life, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Do you have a big ego? If you do, your conversations might start with 'I,' 'Me,' and 'My.' According to renowned psychologist Sigmund Freud, our egos regulate our impulses. They remind us to take socially responsible actions. But a too big ego may cause us to become self-serving and seek immediate gratification. This self-centeredness can destroy relationships. How would you know if your ego is too big? More importantly, how

How To Build a Tiny House: A Step-By-Step Guide

By | 2017-08-03T23:20:44+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Design, Lifestyle, Social life|Tags: , , , , , |

If you're looking for ways to save space and cost, you'll want to know how to build a tiny house. The Tiny House Movement has gained momentum in recent times. With their minds on small budgets, home owners are seeking cozier ways to live. More people want the answers to how to build a tiny house. Of course, you may wonder what the tiny house movement is. This article

7 Signs You Are in a Karmic Relationship

By | 2017-07-23T13:08:22+00:00 July 23rd, 2017|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Often times karmic relationships get confused with soulmates, however, they are actually much different. While both karmic lovers and soulmates are people whom you feel deep connections with, only soulmates are meant to spend your life with you. Karmic relationships, on the other hand, are meant to be intense yet brief. Entering your life only to teach you a lesson, and then often leaving as quickly as they came. Here are

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