How to Deal with Your Angry Teenager and Help Them Cope

"The children now love luxury, they have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect to their elders..." Does this sound like something you've said recently about an angry teenager or a quote from a parenting blog? It's actually the words of Socrates spoken nearly 2500 years ago. He's speaking about youth and we can see that issues surrounding them have never changed.…

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Sternberg’s Triangular Theory of Love and 8 Kinds of Love

Among the many models of understanding love, Sternberg’s Triangular Theory of Love attempts to explain any and all kinds of love. Love is something psychology constantly seeks to understand. Love is one of the most complex and confusing emotions and is shared by humans and animals across the world. In an attempt to understand love, there have been many different theories of what…

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5 Self-Esteem Activities for Kids to Practice in Your Family

You want healthy and well-adjusted kids, but how do you build up their self-esteem to accomplish this? Self-esteem is just like building any other skill, it requires practice, consistency, and patience. When it comes to kids, the whole family needs to be involved and to understand that it will be a work in progress. With several self-esteem activities available, the family needs to…

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Winnie the Pooh Friends and Wise Life Lessons We Can Learn

Life teaches us so many things, good and bad. Sometimes, children's books and cartoons provide some of the wisest of these life lessons. As a child, I watched Winnie the Pooh Friends, a cartoon from 1924. I marveled at the story and various characters. In those times, it was basically entertaining to a bored little girl. Now, I look at the stories and…

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How to Get Motivated When You Are Feeling Low or Depressed

Perhaps you’re thinking right now that there isn’t too much you can do to get motivated when you are in low spirits, but you couldn’t be more wrong! That’s right, there are lots of (easy) things you could do to get your motivation back, and we are bringing some of them to you right here. You’ll soon be able to push away all…

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What a Fulfilling Life Actually Means & 10 Secrets to Living It

A fulfilling life can be great. It is what all of us strive for at the base of our existence. Fulfillment is actually a happy and satisfying sensation, many people feel content to be parents, have a great job, or graduate from school. People often feel satisfied when something is finished, whether it's a goal or a dream. Here are 10 secrets to…

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Neurosis Symptoms and Causes and How to Spot the Early Signs of It

Neurosis is a term that describes an underlying psychological problem. So are there neurosis symptoms and is it possible to detect these signs? Before we explore neurosis symptoms and their causes, let’s look at how the term came about. The term neurosis was first coined by a Scottish doctor, Dr. William Kullen. He used it to describe any ailment where there was no…

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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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The Truth About Body Image And Self-Esteem And How To Learn To Love Your Body

What is the truth about body image and self-esteem? Body image is the way a person perceives his body and it’s also made up of a person’s beliefs. Body image and self-esteem is the systematic, cognitive, affective, conscious as well as unconscious perception that an individual has of his body, a perception that he acquires during his development and through his social relations.…

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Attachment Disorder in Adults: Causes, Signs and Ways to Heal

Attachment disorder in adults typically starts during the most formative years in childhood. It can be due to poor attachments to our mothers and fathers, which can include poor parenting or separation such as divorce or death. It can also be due to physical or sexual abuse. We learn from our primary caregivers how to form meaningful relationships so if they, for whatever…

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