Emotions and Personality
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.
Managing your Worries
Some of us may be caught up in a pattern of worrying, about things we see or hear, about the present or the future. We may end up feeling anxious or apprehensive more than whats helpful. We can learn to manage these worries.
Is your smartphone making you less social?
Nowadays, in so many areas of everyday life, from bank ATMs to automated telephone answering services, to smart phones, it is quite possible to avoid dealing with human beings. While technology can make life easier and convenient, it also makes one wonder…. Is it impacting our comfort level of face to face interactions? Are we becoming more shy?