Human Behavior Archives - Kamini Wood
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Ten Saboteurs that Prevent Your Happiness and Success

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Self-sabotage involves a negative mindset that may reduce your motivation, hinder your chances for success and happiness, and prevent you from reaching your potentials in all aspects of life. Negative beliefs about your abilities, intelligence, and traits can lead to low self-esteem and impair your mental health. Self-sabotaging beliefs and behaviors stem from our childhood […]

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How to Beat a Narcissist at Their Own Game

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There is a good chance that you will sooner or later run into a narcissist in your life. Whether it is your family member, partner, friend, or co-worker, dealing with a narcissist can drain you in every sense. One of the significant consequences of narcissism is the suffering of those around a narcissist. A relationship […]

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5 Things Narcissistic Parents Say

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Growing up with a narcissistic parent can shape your personality and behavior for life. There is no warm, caring relationship with a narcissistic parent. Negligence, marginalization, and emotional manipulation from your narcissistic parent can have long-lasting consequences on your mental health, life choices, and relationships.  How to Recognize a Narcissistic Parent Narcissistic parents are self-centered […]

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How to Encourage a Growth Mindset for Kids

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Nurturing a growth mindset in children is essential for their future success and life satisfaction. Children who believe that they can develop their skills, talents, and intelligence tend to be more confident and see shortcomings as learning opportunities.  What Is a Growth Mindset? Recent research on brain plasticity has shown that the brain is flexible […]

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7 Ways to Stop Overthinking Everything in Your Life

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How often do you catch yourself dwelling on your past or chewing over your problems and dilemmas? Many of us spend most of our waking hours thinking, analyzing, and worrying about issues at work, health concerns, or relationship problems. When we spend too much time thinking about upsetting topics, we often end up stressed out, […]

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How To Know If A Narcissist Is Finished With You

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A relationship with a narcissist is a toxic relationship characterized by insecurity, manipulation, and abuse. One of the distinctive features of toxic relationships is the idealize-devalue-discard cycle of abuse, which causes a victim to doubt themselves, always feel guilty, and desperately seek reconciliation.  A toxic relationship with a narcissist can damage your self-esteem, affect other […]

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How to Communicate with an Avoidant Partner: 10 Proven Techniques

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Avoidant personality disorder (AVPD) is a behavior pattern that revolves around feelings of inadequacy and social inhibition. Persons with avoidant personality disorder are timid, sensitive to rejection and criticism, and prone to social anxiety disorder.  In relationships, avoidant individuals may be emotionally distanced and withdrawn, creating communication problems and causing their partners to feel unloved, […]

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What Causes Anxiety Disorder & How Can We Improve It?

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Anxiety is usually described as a feeling of generalized discomfort and uneasiness. It occurs as our emotional, cognitive, and physical response to supposed threats that may or may not happen in real life.  It is normal to experience feelings of worry, fear, and apprehension now and then. In stressful situations, anxiety occurs as a natural […]

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Why Smart, Successful Women Fall for Toxic Men

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How many times have you seen an intelligent, beautiful, and accomplished woman married or in a relationship with a man who doesn’t treat her well?  Maybe you are that woman? Although it can be beyond belief to their family and close friends (and even to the women themselves), it is not unusual that intelligent, successful […]

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5 Different Types of Eating Disorders

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Eating disorders involve complex psychological conditions that cause an unhealthy attitude to food and harmful eating habits. Eating disorders usually start with focusing too much on food, body weight, and body shape. They can involve: Eating too little (anorexia nervosa) Overeating (bulimia nervosa) Losing control of eating (binge eating) Compulsive exercising (exercise bulimia) Other eating […]

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