Relationships & Social Life

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

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

By |2018-10-13T17:31:17+00:00October 13th, 2018|Categories: Relationships, 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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8 Unusual First Date Ideas Which Are Perfect for Hopeless Romantics

By |2018-10-10T23:44:29+00:00October 10th, 2018|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , |

Traditional dates are great, but why not try some unique first date ideas to liven things? Unusual dates help you get to know someone faster. It’s been a while since I went on a “first” date, but I will admit, I’ve been on a few unusual ones. First date ideas can range from movies to walks in the park, and those are just the ordinary ones. What we’re after here are the more unique versions, the strange encounters, and fun-filled adventures. These first date ideas are

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Are You Feeling Trapped in a Relationship? Why it Happens and What to Do

By |2018-10-06T20:01:11+00:00October 6th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Personal Growth, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

Feeling trapped in a relationship is more common than you think. Relationships can be tricky, especially long-term relationships. People change over time and so does the relationship. Some changes, however, can lead to people feeling trapped in a relationship they once loved. There are a number of reasons that lead to people feeling trapped in a relationship, and they aren’t always so obvious. It can be something specific or a combination of reasons why the relationship has become suffocating for one or the other. We

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6 Signs You Have Dismissive Avoidant Attachment and How It Affects Your Relationships

By |2018-10-04T19:49:20+00:00October 4th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships|Tags: , , , |

The dismissive avoidant attachment personality is more common in today’s relationships than we may think. Are you this type of person? As I read about this behavior, I started to realize more and more that this could be me, well, at least some of the characteristics. I started to notice the After failed relationships and marriages, I began to pull away from intimacy and build the world of “me” as a security blanket. Yes, I could have a dismissive avoidant attachment, and I am not

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14 Smart Parenting Tips That Will Help Your Children Thrive

By |2018-10-02T19:41:18+00:00October 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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5 Buddhist Proverbs that Reveal Simple Yet Neglected Truths About Life

By |2018-10-01T12:39:22+00:00October 1st, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships & Social Life, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

In times of trial, we often turn to words of wisdom. These Buddhist proverbs might help. Buddhism is a path of practice and spiritual development. For those who follow Buddhism, it can provide insight into the true nature of reality. It can also bring reflection and meditation, which is what makes it a popular spiritual path for many. Even for those seeking short-term relief from life’s turmoils, Buddhist proverbs are the right place to start. 1. Buddhist proverbs about karma All that we are is the result of what we

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11 Signs You Have Insecure Attachment and How It Ruins Your Relationships

By |2018-09-27T18:52:13+00:00September 27th, 2018|Categories: Relationships|Tags: , , , , |

An individual who has insecure attachment is likely to have various problems in their romantic relationships. How to recognize if you have an insecure attachment style and stop it from ruining your relationships? We are all genetically programmed to search for affection and care, and the people who offer us love become the most important part of our lives. In this way, a strong emotional bond, based on the instinct, called attachment, forms between two individuals. The need to be close to someone is so

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How to Spend More Quality Time with Family (and Why It’s Important)

By |2018-09-24T20:06:06+00:00September 24th, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Lifestyle, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships|Tags: , , , , |

Quality time with family is more important now than ever. We are constantly worried about work, focussed on technology and busy with everyday life, and quality time with family can be something we overlook.  It can be easy to forget the importance of spending one on one time with those closest to you. Spending time with family has been shown to be beneficial for both children and parents, but the truth is that there is a difference between spending time with family and spending quality

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