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Do Dreams Mean Anything? The Science Behind Dreams

Have you ever woken up from a good night's sleep and remembered your dream vividly? Surely, you have woken several times thinking about what your dreams mean. Sigmund Freud theorized that dreams are linked to wish fulfillment. Dreams are products of the unconscious mind and reveal a person's subconscious desires. According to Calvin Hall, dreaming … Continue reading Do Dreams Mean Anything? The Science Behind Dreams

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Protect Your Mental Space: How to Deal With Overly Dramatic People

Everyone experiences drama from time to time. It may happen more often to some who regularly interact with overly dramatic people. Overly dramatic people can be very annoying and tiring to deal with. You may not be able to get rid of them in your life, but this article will teach you how to handle … Continue reading Protect Your Mental Space: How to Deal With Overly Dramatic People

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No One Is Perfect: When Perfectionism Becomes a Problem

There is nothing wrong with aiming for perfection. The problem arises when people lose their peace because of it. Considered a positive trait by many, perfectionism increases your chances of achieving success. Despite this optimistic viewpoint, perfectionism can cause self-sabotaging behaviors. When perfectionism becomes a problem, attaining your goals becomes more difficult. This could also … Continue reading No One Is Perfect: When Perfectionism Becomes a Problem

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Regrets After Midlife Crisis: How to Make Peace with Your Past

A midlife crisis is a period in life where one starts to assess all aspects of life, from achievements, career, family, and character. This is often experienced by an individual who is between 35–60 years old. The age range is different for men and women. This is the period when a person can experience prolonged … Continue reading Regrets After Midlife Crisis: How to Make Peace with Your Past

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Does COVID Affect Me Emotionally? The Lasting Emotional Impacts of The Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic undeniably affected the mental and emotional health of many people. Living through this pandemic has been difficult and has caused anxiety and depression. Managing our mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic is a challenge that we have to win. This article will help you understand the symptoms of mental illness, such as … Continue reading Does COVID Affect Me Emotionally? The Lasting Emotional Impacts of The Pandemic

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Do I Have Daddy Issues? The Real Psychology Behind Daddy Issues

Growing up with your dad by your side is a privilege that some people are deprived of. No one can deny that growing up in a complete and emotionally healthy family is a wonderful gift. Individuals who are having difficulties creating secure attachments in adult relationships may have daddy issues. They could develop if you … Continue reading Do I Have Daddy Issues? The Real Psychology Behind Daddy Issues

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What Is Self-Stigma? How Do You Break Free from It?

You probably know what birthmarks are. They are marks on the skin of newborns that become visible before or right after they are delivered. These marks cannot be erased. You’ll have them with you until you grow old. So, how are these marks related to self-stigma? What is self-stigma in the first place? Stigma is … Continue reading What Is Self-Stigma? How Do You Break Free from It?

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When You Feel Like A Fraud: Do I Have Impostor Syndrome?

No one would want to be called an impostor, a fraud, or a fake. But, you’ve had doubts about yourself and feel like one. You have also recently heard about impostor syndrome or the impostor phenomenon. Now you’re wondering if it’s something that you have or are experiencing. Impostor syndrome is generally linked to individuals … Continue reading When You Feel Like A Fraud: Do I Have Impostor Syndrome?

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How Do You Get Selective Mutism and How Do You Deal with It?

Selective mutism is a severe form of anxiety disorder where a person is unable to speak in certain situations. They are not mute; they can speak. Neither are they shy nor aloof. There is no refusal on their part to speak. They’re also not the “usually quiet” type.   The main reason they can’t talk … Continue reading How Do You Get Selective Mutism and How Do You Deal with It?

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Mental Preparation Techniques: It’s All in The Mind

Why is mental preparation so important? The short and direct answer is that it’s a huge determining factor in success in many of your endeavors, especially ones that are performance-based. Why is this so? Mental preparation techniques help you reduce your stress, whether it be for a sporting event, performing live on stage, or maybe … Continue reading Mental Preparation Techniques: It’s All in The Mind