Emotions and Personality
Managing Guilt and Shame
Most of us experience guilt and shame in our lifetimes, some of us more than others. These are two powerful and intense emotions that shape and inform much of what we choose in our lives and they are very close companions of each other, with a few key differences. Read this article to understand more about each of these emotions and their impact on us.
Nurture your Self Confidence
Self confidence is the ability to believe in one’s own abilities to affect the future outcomes based on the past events or experiences. Low self confidence can be an impediment in one's growth whereas high confidence can help one set and achieve goals. Learn how you can nurture your self confidence to bring out the best in you.
Rebuilding Realistic Expectations
We go through different phases of life with the intent of making a change for the better. When doing this it helps to maintain a realistic mindset. This might be something that we often miss out on. Having expectations of ourselves is natural but we often keep having expectations of ourselves without a break. This can become tiresome and seem unrealistic. This article will help you learn how you can form realistic expectations from yourself.
Building a Healthy Self- Image
Self-image can be defined as one’s perception of oneself in the context of their relationships, performance, and appearance. One evaluates his/her strengths and weaknesses in these areas to form an image of himself/ herself. Based on the positive and negative attributes, one ascribes certain labels to his/ her identity which either encourages one to work towards success or discourages one from even trying. This article aims to help you develop a healthy self image which is an important aspect of your overall sense of wellbeing.
A Roadmap to Relationships
Human beings thrive on connection and suffer greatly in its absence. A large part of our lives is spent either in interactions with other people or thinking about such interactions. There are undeniable, profound psychological benefits of having close relationships. This article focusses on what can be done to build meaningful and long lasting relationships.
The Power of Hope
Simply because life is tough. We are faced by various kinds of challenges and sometimes just setting goals or being positive is not enough. Hope is not only a feel- good emotion, it serves numerous purposes to help each person in dealing effectively with situations they are faced with. This article aims to introduce to you how the concept of hope is a very powerful tool and skill for every person to adopt.
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.
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 while allowing others to overcome any adversity. The ability to recover quickly from life-altering situations, either expected or those that take us by surprise, is described as 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.