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
Making connections and socializing can be a hard task for introverts. How to improve your social skills as an introvert? When we talk of introverts, what comes to our mind first? Quiet, reserved, and self-centered people. For a number of reasons, making connections and socializing can be hard for them. But wait, there is more to introversion than these stereotyped definitions. A study reveals that introversion is a personality trait where people tend to be more realistic and thoughtful. Introverts aren't anxious people, but they
The times when the topic of mental and emotional health was taboo seem long gone. Thanks to many initiatives to increase awareness of mental health issues, the subject is becoming increasingly commonplace. It is fair to say, however, that awareness alone is not enough: better mental and emotional health, whether individual or collective, requires thoughtful actions, support resources, and preventative measures. Whether you struggle with a mental condition or simply could do with some resilience: these tips will help you stay balanced and in touch
If your friend is guilty of any of the below, then a friendship breakup is really necessary for your own mental health and personal development. There are some friendships we form, that are meant to and do last forever. Whether they are forged in school, even earlier or in college or when you start your working life. However, there are some that have a time limit. After all, it would be pretty foolish to expect everyone we meet and befriend to stay in our lives
To experience life to its fullest, all it takes is to change your perspective by introducing some simple activities to your day. Life and Destiny go hand in hand. Our hopes, dreams, aspirations, and grit keep us going through life. However, not everything is under our control. How do we experience life to its fullest no matter what challenges we face? We sure are capable of making many situations better and suitable as per our aspirations. Or, we can change our perception for a better
It is never too late to set goals and make plans - you can do it even at the time of retirement. But it is always better to make goal setting a lifelong habit, starting at an early age. Effective goal setting and the passion to chase one’s dreams are often rated as the key difference between success and failure. Simply put, if you want to reach success, you should live a goal-oriented life. It’s long been known that people with clarity about what they
A healthy family dynamic is a hard balance to strike. Family relationships are delicate and need to be tended to like all relationships in life. There can be a tendency in family relationships to take siblings, parents and the like for granted. It's generally understood that at the end of the day, your family will forgive you and be there for you no matter what. Unfortunately, this is not always true. Family relationships are not always healthy and nurturing and in some instances, you may
In this article, we will help you understand some of the qualities of good friends you should be looking for in people around you. This way, you will be sure that you are surrounded by true and good friends. "You can't choose your family, but you can choose your friends" is a phrase I'm sure we are all familiar with. And it ultimately is completely true. Our family is thrust upon us as soon as we are thrust upon the world. We inherit our family.