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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Why are people jealous?

woman being jealous

Have you experienced feelings of jealousy before?Why are people jealous sometimes?What factors give rise to jealousy? Aqib and Saqib were two classmates in an engineering college. After graduation, Aqib desperately searched for a job for months but couldn’t find one. He started to doubt his ability to ever finding a decent job. One day Aqib met …

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Psychology of anxiety

This article will discuss the psychology of anxiety and social anxiety. Social anxiety is a common type of anxiety that people experience. To understand it requires the understanding of the basic concept of anxiety. When worry becomes more real than a passing thought and gets mixed with fear and a sense of loss of control, a person …

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What causes guilt?

This article will explore what causes guilt and throw light on the all-important concept of accumulated or carried over guilt. Guilt is an emotion that we experience when we do something that we consider to be ‘wrong’. Our perceptions of ‘right’ and ‘wrong’ comprise our values so when we do something that goes against our important values, …

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