Understanding anxiety and social anxiety

This article will discuss the main things you need to keep in mind while understanding anxiety and social anxiety. When worry becomes more real than a passing thought and gets mixed with fear and a sense of loss of control, the feelings of anxiety are experienced by a person. The symptoms of anxiety include increased heart-beat, lack of … Read more Understanding anxiety and social anxiety

What causes feelings of guilt?

This article explores what causes feelings of guilt and the 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, we experience guilt. … Read more What causes feelings of guilt?

Why suppressing emotions is bad for you

In this article, we’ll discuss two closely related phenomena- suppressing emotions and emotional numbness. Suppose something very bad happens to you that causes you a great deal of emotional pain. Now there are three possible things that you could do: Fix whatever went wrong if possible. Express your bad emotions if you can’t fix what … Read more Why suppressing emotions is bad for you

What are emotional needs, and why do they matter?

It is crucial to understand emotional needs. As a matter of fact, we can’t really understand many of our own emotions if we don’t understand our emotional needs. Emotional needs We all develop some specific emotional needs during childhood. Though we continue developing needs later on in life as we grow up, the needs we form during … Read more What are emotional needs, and why do they matter?

How to get rid of negative thoughts and emotions

This article will explore how to get rid of negative thoughts, mechanics of the negative mind, snd how to short-circuit a phase of negative thinking. All emotions result from thoughts that cross our mind whether we are conscious of those thoughts or not. Just like positive events trigger positive thoughts that create positive emotions, negative events trigger … Read more How to get rid of negative thoughts and emotions

Belief systems: Programs of the subconscious mind

This article discusses belief systems i.e. the programs in our subconscious mind that largely determine our behaviours. Even if you know nothing about psychology and human behaviour, understanding the concept of a belief system will be sufficient to enable you to grasp the very essence of mind mechanics. A belief system is a set of … Read more Belief systems: Programs of the subconscious mind