Emotions and Personality
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.
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?