Fear of responsibility and its causes

taking responsibility

Fear of responsibility is an irrational fear of taking responsibilities. Also called hypengyophobia (Greek ‘hypengos’ means ‘responsibility’), people who have a fear of responsibility avoids responsibilities, even at a significant cost to themselves and others. Such people are trapped in their comfort zones and avoid taking risks that most responsibilities entail. People can fear taking …

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How unsolved problems affect your current mood

Your unsolved problems and unfinished businesses have a significant impact on your mood. The major reason behind experiencing a bad mood is either facing a new life problem or encountering something that reminds you of an already existing problem i.e. an unsolved problem from your past. We don’t feel bad when we encounter minor problems. …

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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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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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