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Addiction to Stress

Do you constantly experience the fear of missing out (FOMO)?Do you struggle with tight deadlines and feel as though there is never enough time for all the things you need to get done?Do you feel anxious when you’re away from your phone or computer?Do you have difficulties falling asleep?Do you think about work even when […]

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What is Burnout and How to Handle It

It is not a secret that ongoing and excessive stress is not good for your health. If you constantly feel helpless, emotionally drained, and resentful, you may be experiencing burnout. What is Burnout?Burnout is often described as a state of complete exhaustion caused by persistent and excessive stress. People experience burnout when they feel overwhelmed by […]

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Subtypes of Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Persons with narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) can be generally described as having an exaggerated belief of superiority over others and an obsession with grandiose ideas of power and self-worth. These individuals always put their needs first, often displaying self-centered and manipulative behavior while lacking empathy for other people’s feelings. In addition, they constantly seek attention […]

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External Shame vs Internal Shame vs Guilt

Guilt and shame often emerge together but they are far from being the same emotion. Shame is a self-conscious emotion that involves a negative self-evaluation and unpleasant beliefs of one’s worth. Shame is linked to psychological disorders including anxiety, mood disorders, eating disorders, narcissism, and paranoia. The Difference Between Guilt and Shame Because shame involves feelings about […]

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Bouncing Back from Trauma

Trauma is an emotional response to an intense, frightening event that a person either experienced or witnessed. Trauma can involve events such as emotional distress, sexual assault, car accidents, natural disasters, or combat. According to the American Psychiatric Association (APA), about one in eleven people that have survived or witnessed trauma will develop posttraumatic stress […]

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SSRI (Strategies, Strengths, Resources, and Insights) as a Method to Handle Resilience

Resilience is the process of adapting well to stress. Being resilient doesn’t mean that you don’t experience any stress. Resilience represents your ability to bounce back after challenging experiences such as family and relationship problems, health issues, work-related problems, or financial challenges.  Our resilience is relative and depends upon a situation. For example, you may be […]

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Mindset Shift vs Mindset Changes

While you may think that mindset shift and mindset change are synonyms, these two terms actually describe different processes. The difference may be subtle, but it still exists. Small mindset shifts are easier to make than big changes as they gradually add up and don’t require as much from us as the huge changes or […]

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Releasing Guilt

While disturbing for most people, guilt is a normal emotion. We usually feel guilty when we think or know that we did something wrong or failed to something. Guilt appears as a natural emotional response when we hurt another person. We feel uncomfortable, unpleasant, and upset, and these feelings usually motivate us to correct the […]

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Techniques to Set the Boundaries

Too often in life, we go along with other people’s requirements, needs, and wishes because we don’t know how to say “no”. However, having the ability to set personal boundaries is one of the best things you can do to protect your mental health and improve well-being. Learning that “no” is sometimes a sufficient answer that […]

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