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Some advice on how to establish social connections, build strong and long-lasting romantic relationships and communicate effectively with the people from various areas of your life, such as the workplace, friend circle and family environment.

7 Team Building Activities to Deepen Your Bond with Co-Workers

By |2020-02-21T21:34:31+03:00December 19th, 2019|Categories: Career, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

What does the workplace need? The emphasis doesn't lie with more work or harder work. The point is we need team building activities. We’ve all heard stories about people who can’t stand co-workers who clock in and clock out every day hardly talking to anyone unless they absolutely need to. As a fellow employee, this can become very challenging. This means workload will be distributed unevenly causing overwork, and overload. And this happens all the time. The sad truth is that most people hate their

5 Signs of a Power Imbalance in Your Relationship & What to Do

By |2020-02-22T17:16:00+03:00December 13th, 2019|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

A power imbalance can be a dangerous thing in a relationship. Unfortunately, they will affect almost any couple as sharing your life with someone can be tricky. If there are love and care in a relationship, these power imbalances can be easy to address. Here are five of the most common signs of a power imbalance and what to do about them to save your relationship. 1. They don’t take your feelings into account when making decisions When you’re in a relationship, decisions that affect

6 Examples of Negging in Relationships & How to Deal with It

By |2020-02-22T17:16:38+03:00December 10th, 2019|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , |

Emotional manipulation can also be seen as negging. There are many examples of negging which can damage your self-esteem. It seems there’s never a shortage of manipulative behavior. Although people are basically good, they are also selfish because not all people who use manipulative tactics have a personality or mental disorder. Some just want to get the upper hand. There are many examples of manipulative behavior including the act of negging. If you’re like me, this is a new word for toxic behavior. What is

Why Is Parental Involvement Important for a Child’s Success?

By |2020-02-21T20:13:34+03:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Lifestyle, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , |

This question never fails to trigger thoughts and opinions from parents - how much is parental involvement needed for a child's success? The answer to this is clear. Parents need to participate in their children's education to guarantee the latter's success in school. Their concern should be not whether, but how and when they should be involved. Why Parental Involvement is Important for a Child's Success 1. Boosts Motivation and Behavior Firstly, the presence of a parent keeps a child engaged and willing to persevere

Traits of an Interdependent Relationship & Differences from Codependence

By |2020-02-22T17:21:25+03:00December 1st, 2019|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , |

Do you have an interdependent relationship with your partner, or is it codependent? Both types of relationships imply reliance, but one is less healthy than the other. This article explains interdependent relationships and how they stand apart from codependent ones. The knowledge will make yours less of a headache to manage. What is an interdependent relationship? Strictly defined, an interdependent, secure relationship between two people exists if one or both of them provide the finances while the other or both of them attend to domestic

7 Unexpected Reasons Why Women Cheat on the Men They Love

By |2019-11-27T21:10:52+03:00November 27th, 2019|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , |

We hear about men cheating all the time, but we don’t hear as much about why women cheat. I think that's very odd. It’s true, we hear so many stories about men and how they cheat on their loving wives. So many of us women even start calling men “dogs” and labeling them all as cheaters. But to be fair, there are probably just as many women who cheat. It’s true, women also step outside the marriage and have flings and even full-fledged affairs. Do

Healthy Habits for Kids That Boost Physical & Mental Development

By |2020-02-22T17:25:26+03:00November 26th, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting|Tags: , , , |

Healthy habits for kids bring the best out of them. Indoctrinating virtuous habits within your child is a step towards their brighter future. For each child and the community as a whole, certain habits are priceless. These habits give your child stability and mental maturity in many different aspects. And what are these habits, you may ask. Well, they are emotional, intellectual and physical habits that lead to the optimal development of the adult. The benefits of these healthy habits are long-term for your kids,

Parental Alienation: Signs, Causes and Long-Term Effects

By |2020-02-22T17:26:05+03:00November 26th, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , , |

Parental alienation describes a process through which a child becomes estranged from a parent as the result of the psychological manipulation of another parent. The child's estrangement may manifest itself as fear, disrespect or hostility toward the parent, and may extend to additional relatives or parties. The child's estrangement is disproportionate to any acts or conduct attributable to the alienated parent. Parental alienation can occur in any family unit but is believed to occur most often within the context of family separation, particularly when legal