Emotions and Personality
Shifting Away From Fear-Driven Ideas About Being Single in Your 30s
It is very common for people to feel that being single in your 30s is something that is not okay. Due to this notion, the urgency and focus to change status quo cause a lot of unnecessary pain and struggle. This article looks at a few ways in which we can re-frame the narrative around being single. As one that isn't fear-driven but also taking into account the many different positives in a person's life.
Is Change the Answer to My Problems?
We are sometimes of the belief that if we had that one big change in our lives, our lives would be completely different. Life would become easier to manage and the majority of our problems wouldn't affect us as much. However, sometimes, it's also true that we get the desired change we want in life but our levels of happiness don't really change in the long-term.
Self-Care While Dealing With Body-Image Issues
Body-Image issues are caused by societal perceptions of what is considered to be an attractive body type. A poor body image can lead to feelings of shame and low self-esteem. This article looks at some ways in which a person can develop a healthy body image for themselves.
What is Resilience?
The difference in the way people deal with adversity could be attributed to the beauty of resilience, an ineffable quality that allows some people to be knocked down by life but are still able to overcome such adversity. The ability to recover quickly from any situation, either unplanned or those that take us by surprise, is described to be one’s resilience.
Strategies to Build Resilience Before Facing Trauma
The process of adapting in adversity or bouncing back from difficult experiences such as family and relationship problems, serious health problems or workplace and financial stressors is known as resilience. Research deems resilience as a skill, which could be developed or learned especially during traumatic events. Find out how to build this skill in yourself.
Body Shaming: Recognize the Signs & Cope With It
Body shaming is defined by Oxford Dictionary as "the action or practice of humiliating someone by making mocking or critical comments about their body shape or size". Unfortunately this happens often, sometimes in subtle ways, leaving a person feeling low and robbing them of self-confidence. Here's a look at how to recognize and deal with body shaming in healthy ways.
Is Social Media Boosting Your Self-confidence?
Studies state that comparing ourselves with others on social media has become common. Sometimes we make unfair comparisons and feel miserable about ourselves. Here's a look at what changes you can make if you find that social media is affecting your self-confidence too much.
Jealousy: Why It Happens and How to Manage It
Jealousy is a common emotion. However, when it continues for a long time or if it gets out of hand, it can destroy us and our relationships. Learn how to deal with it in healthy ways.
I Need To Know Why To Move On
Moving on from anything in life, whether negative or positive, means a change. Sometimes we want to forget a chapter in our lives, but somehow we are stuck. Find a fresh perspective on moving on.
Six Steps to Becoming a Better You
It's a new year and you want to start afresh. With well-intentioned resolutions dying out within weeks, read on to learn how you can do it differently this time around and create lasting change.