Common Signs A Narcissist Is Done with You (For Good)
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Common Signs A Narcissist Is Done with You (For Good)

The end of any relationship can be brutal, but a breakup with a narcissist can be excruciating. Narcissists are known for their lack of empathy and inability to take responsibility for their actions, making it hard for them to move on and heal. Understanding that a narcissist cannot have a healthy relationship is essential. They…

7 Types of Inner Critic Voices You Must Learn to Silence
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7 Types of Inner Critic Voices You Must Learn to Silence

“Don’t do it. You’ll make a fool of yourself.” “You look ugly.”  “You’ll never be successful.” “You are a failure.”  “You’ll always be alone.” “You don’t deserve it.” Our inner voice is often our greatest obstacle to happiness and success. Though they may ooze confidence and joy on the surface, many high-achieving, successful people secretly…

Perfectionism and Eating Disorders: Understanding the Connection
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Perfectionism and Eating Disorders: Understanding the Connection

In our efforts to improve ourselves, overcome adversity, and realize our full potential, many of us can’t help but strive for perfection. However, healthy, self-motivating perfectionism has nothing to do with obsessing about our work, body image, exercise, or relationships. There is a stronger connection between perfectionism and eating disorders than most assume. But what…

How Does a Lack of Boundaries Affect Highly Sensitive People?
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How Does a Lack of Boundaries Affect Highly Sensitive People?

Setting boundaries is integral to self-care because it helps us take care of our responsibilities, manage our relationships, and protect our mental health and well-being. Everyone needs to set healthy boundaries. But highly sensitive people are the ones who need boundaries the most. What is a Highly Sensitive Person? The term “highly sensitive person” was…

7 Daily Habits to Improve Mental Clarity
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7 Daily Habits to Improve Mental Clarity

How often do you feel distracted by irrelevant information, unable to focus and think clearly because you keep being sidetracked by unimportant details? Is it difficult to put things together, or do you have trouble remembering what you were doing? Do you feel like you’re in a rut, dwelling on past mistakes and things you…

How to Get Unstuck in Life and Start Moving Forward
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How to Get Unstuck in Life and Start Moving Forward

Everyone feels under the weather now and then. If, on the other hand, you’ve been feeling sluggish and unmotivated to accomplish anything for a long time, you might want to learn how to become unstuck in life and start moving forward. What Does It Mean to Feel “Stuck?” You might be stuck in life if…

What is an Emotional Detox, and When Should I Do One?
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What is an Emotional Detox, and When Should I Do One?

Ongoing pressures at work and home, constant exposure to social media, and lack of free time can cause you to feel anxious, gloomy, and drained. Getting rid of toxic emotions is good for your mental health and sense of well-being. You might need an emotional detox if you feel on edge, easily upset, or overwhelmed…

6 Imposter Syndrome Exercises to Help You Embrace Your Greatness
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6 Imposter Syndrome Exercises to Help You Embrace Your Greatness

Do you have a habit of questioning your own skills, competence, or intelligence? Do you feel uneasy at work because you believe you are not qualified or skilled enough for the job? Or that your recent achievement was just down to luck? Do you have difficulty accepting praise? Or do you minimize your accomplishments out…

Embracing Your Inner Critic and Learning How to Work With It
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Embracing Your Inner Critic and Learning How to Work With It

Everyone has that inner voice that keeps telling them they are not good enough. So, whenever you speak to yourself in terms of “musts, shoulds, or oughts,” you engage with your inner critic. Embracing your inner critic and learning how to work with it is a necessary step toward happiness and well-being. What is an…

How to Stop Negative Thoughts and Take Control of Your Mindset
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How to Stop Negative Thoughts and Take Control of Your Mindset

Our emotions, thoughts, and behaviors are inseparably linked. As a result, negative thoughts can wreak havoc on your mental health, relationships, work, and every other aspect of your life. For example, negative thinking can lead to anxiety, low self-esteem, and the inability to make and keep good relationships. The key to overcoming negative thoughts is…

Voluntary Simplicity: 5 Mindfulness Techniques For Living Simply
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Voluntary Simplicity: 5 Mindfulness Techniques For Living Simply

Our desire to accomplish goals and the fear of missing out (FOMO) often motivate us to see more, do more, travel more, earn more, and achieve more. Many of us set unrealistic goals, overspend, overwork, seek validation on social media, or overcrowd our homes with things we don’t need. The more (credentials, money, material goods,…

5 Powerful Vision Board Ideas to Help You Begin Visualizing Your Goals
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5 Powerful Vision Board Ideas to Help You Begin Visualizing Your Goals

According to the law of attraction, visualization is one of the most effective techniques to materialize what you want. Visualization, also known as mental rehearsal, is a method that allows you to attract abundance and make your dreams come true. It involves picturing yourself in a given scenario or performing a specific behavior.  Visualization may…

How to Deal with a Narcissistic Parent and Begin the Process of Healing
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How to Deal with a Narcissistic Parent and Begin the Process of Healing

A relationship with a narcissistic parent often causes feelings of inadequacy, failure, and insecurity. Some relationships with narcissists can be avoided or abandoned to protect yourself. However, what do you do when a narcissist is someone closest to you? The relationship with our parents is the foundation of our sense of identity, self-worth, and well-being….

How to Let Go of Unrealistic Expectations and Embrace Happiness
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How to Let Go of Unrealistic Expectations and Embrace Happiness

We all have expectations of everything and everyone in our lives. We expect people around us to act a certain way, our car to take us from point A to point B every day, the weather to be warm and sunny for our vacation… the list is endless. Even while opening this article, you have…

How to Overcome Anxious Attachment Style Recognize Your Triggers
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How to Overcome Anxious Attachment Style Recognize Your Triggers

Attachment style refers to our patterns of connection with important people in our lives. These attachment patterns come from how we were cared for as children and affect how we relate to and interact with other people. According to John Bowlby’s attachment theory, early interactions with parents and caregivers are critical to a child’s development….

It’s More than Just a Job (& Other Lies We Use to Self-Objectify Ourselves in the Workplace)
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It’s More than Just a Job (& Other Lies We Use to Self-Objectify Ourselves in the Workplace)

Studies show that we spend one-third of our lives at work. And for many people, it’s more than just a job. Professional success gives them a sense of worth, confidence, satisfaction, and happiness. Unfortunately, too many people strive for success by working hard and self-objectifying themselves in the workplace. What Does It Mean to Self-Objectify?…

6 Weird Things Covert Narcissists Do (and How to Respond)
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6 Weird Things Covert Narcissists Do (and How to Respond)

The term “narcissism” generally refers to somebody who is highly self-absorbed. However, to be diagnosed with a narcissistic personality disorder (NPD), a person must satisfy specific criteria. People with narcissistic personality disorder have an inflated sense of superiority over others. They are self-centered and manipulative, with grandiose beliefs about their own importance and self-worth. These…

How to Attract Abundance and Prosperity in Life (in 6 Easy Steps)
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How to Attract Abundance and Prosperity in Life (in 6 Easy Steps)

As surprising as it may sound, many people who appear to be well-off are not well at all. Unfortunately, a successful career and a luxurious lifestyle do not always translate into happiness and fulfillment. We frequently attribute our happiness to external circumstances, objects, and people. However, to attract abundance and prosperity in life, you must…

How to Find Things to Love About Yourself (and Other Ways to Engage in True Self-Love)
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How to Find Things to Love About Yourself (and Other Ways to Engage in True Self-Love)

Most of the time, we seek love from outside sources, such as our spouses, children, family members, or friends. Seeking love on the outside feels natural since that is how we found love and security as children — we relied on our caretakers for affection and safety. However, most of us never grew out of…

How to Find a Hobby that Makes You Happy and Fulfilled
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How to Find a Hobby that Makes You Happy and Fulfilled

Hobbies are activities that we pursue based on our interests and desires. How we spend our free time has a significant impact on our health and a general sense of well-being. In other words, when you find a hobby that you like, you may experience a variety of mental health advantages. Struggling to Find a…

Normalizing Green Flags in a Relationship
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Normalizing Green Flags in a Relationship

When attempting to save or enrich their relationships, most people focus on what needs to be improved. While it is critical to be aware of potential red flags in your relationship early on, it is also essential to be mindful of green flags or signs that indicate that your relationship is going well. Such “green…

What to Do When You are Feeling Emotionally Drained
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What to Do When You are Feeling Emotionally Drained

We all have days when we feel distressed and worn out. It’s hard to get out of bed or start any meaningful job on those days – you feel overwhelmed by everyday tasks like the smallest mental, emotional, or physical effort is sapping all your energy. Luckily, this run-down feeling doesn’t last long most of…

5 Common Problems Faced by Women in the Workplace
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5 Common Problems Faced by Women in the Workplace

Women make up nearly half of the labor force globally today. According to the Pew Research Center, female employees make up more than 40 percent of the workforce in 114 countries. However, women in the workplace still face many challenges due to gender bias, stereotypes, and work-life balance demands. 5 Common Problems Faced by Women…

How to Leave an Abusive Relationship: A Step-by-Step Plan
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How to Leave an Abusive Relationship: A Step-by-Step Plan

An abusive relationship is any relationship that involves physical, sexual, or emotional abuse and control. So, abusive relationships are not just limited to physical abuse. Any relationship that makes you feel insecure, unhappy, frightened, and drained is a toxic, abusive relationship. A toxic bond in an abusive relationship can cause you to doubt your reality…