How to Not Care about What Others Think in 5 Practical Ways

Whether we like it or not, unfair, and often unfounded judgment is around every corner. It’s human nature to have opinions and unfortunately, some people struggle to keep those opinions to themselves when they aren’t wanted. We’re told that it's necessary to learn how to not care about what others think, but that’s easier said than done. Opinions surround us, especially with the…

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11 Signs of Overly-Critical Parents and How to Handle Them

Does your mom or dad keep telling you that you're raising your children the wrong way? Do your parents keep telling you to get a better job than the one you have now? If the answer to these rhetorical questions is yes, you may be dealing with critical parents. If your mom or dad never seems to have anything nice to say about you,…

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3 Types of Criticism and How to Deal with Each of Those

People do not like an endless rundown of their shortcomings. That's why a lesson on how to deal with the different types of criticism is a must. Criticism comes in many forms, and happily, not all of them are negative. However, it can be pressurizing. Here is a presentation of the different types of criticism, and how to deal graciously with each one.…

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10 Ways to Get out of Your Comfort Zone and Achieve Success in Life

How do you get out of your comfort zone and most importantly, why should you? Life is wonderful in the comfort zone. That is until you realize that everyone is advancing and moving on while you don’t. This is when you start thinking that it’s time to step out of your comfort zone. How about trying some of these in order to get…

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

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…

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10 Essential Social Skills and How to Master Them

Social skills play a significant role in our everyday living. Without these skills, we would be incapable of accomplishing any task. They say that no man is an island, at some point, we’ll have to interact with other people. Social skills help us comfortably make interactions. Research done in recent years has shown that a relationship exists between learning and emotional intelligence. Our…

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10 Signs of a Controlling Relationship You Should Never Ignore

Relationships can be complicated at the best of times, but there are some relationships that can turn toxic. How to recognize a controlling relationship? This can sneak up on you, or it could happen all at once, but once it happens it can be detrimental to both partners in the relationship, and to those around them. All relationships can be at risk of…

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6 Signs You Were Raised by a Controlling Mother (And How to Deal with Her)

It’s possible that strict disciplinary actions your parents used were not normal. Maybe you had a controlling mother? This is how you know. If you were raised like I was, you weren’t allowed to do much on your own. Going on dates, even after the age of 16, was just not something I got to do, unlike most of the other kids. In…

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7 Signs That Your Self-Love Is Turning into Self-Absorption

You have found self-love – congratulations, you feel confident and powerful! Be careful, don't become self-absorbed instead. I’ve been many things throughout my life, innocent, abused, neglected, appreciated and much more. And I have gone from self-hatred to self-love, abounding in the newfound confidence of being independent. I have been within a family unit and been completely alone as well. During these transformations,…

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7 Signs You Have a Nice Girl Syndrome Which Stops You from Being Happy

Living as a nice girl means you are living a lie. You are lying to yourself and to those around you. By living this way, you lose touch with your true feelings. Below are some signs to look out for if you think you might be a nice girl: 1. Feeling you are not good enough “Nice girls” live by the principle that…

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