Importance of assertiveness and how to be assertive

This article will introduce the concept of assertiveness and explain why many people are non-assertive by default. Later, we’ll talk about the importance of assertiveness and how to be more assertive. Assertiveness is the skill of expressing how you feel and asking for what you want without being aggressive. It is an ability to defend …

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Overcoming inferiority complex

inferiority complex

Before we can talk about overcoming inferiority complex, it’s important that we understand how and why the feelings of inferiority arise in the first place. In short, inferiority feelings motivate us to compete with members of our social group. Feelings of inferiority make a person feel bad because they find themselves in a disadvantaged position …

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What’s the root cause of depression?


This article will go in-depth into exploring the root cause of depression, the purpose of depression, and how to overcome depression. All emotions are a means of communication between your conscious and your subconscious mind. Your subconscious mind is continually monitoring your life, watching your actions, and trying to make sure that your happiness and well-being …

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What causes insecurity?

Before we try to understand what causes insecurity, I want to introduce you to a girl named Lisa: Lisa never liked to take photos of her whenever she hung out with friends. Even if it was a picnic, a vacation or a party, she stayed away from getting clicked and reasonably enough all her friends found …

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Causes of frustration and how to deal with it

dealing with frustration and anger

What causes frustration?Why do people become enraged sometimes? The answer lies in the emotion of frustration. The feelings of frustration are caused when someone or something prevents us from getting or doing what we want. Humans are goal-seeking organisms continually looking for the fulfilment of their needs and goals. It’s common for us to experience …

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What is learned helplessness in psychology?

Helplessness is an emotion that we experience when we realize that we can’t do anything to solve an important problem. Helplessness is usually experienced after we have used up all the options that were available to us for solving our problem. When there’s no option left or we can’t think of any, we feel helpless. Suppose …

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Understanding shame

understanding shame

This article will help you in understanding shame, carried over shame, and why people feel ashamed because of others (second-hand shame). Shame is an emotion that is experienced when a person thinks that their dignity and worthiness got lowered somehow. A person who feels shame thinks that there’s something wrong with them and therefore feeling …

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Understanding fear

This article will help you in understanding fear, where it comes from, and the psychology of irrational fears. Key ideas for overcoming fear are also ideas. Sajid was strolling in the woods in peace, far away from the din of his city. It was a quiet, serene ambiance and he loved every minute of this …

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