Emotion Control

8 Problems Only Old Souls Will Understand

Being an old soul isn’t always easy. They are often labeled as boring or weird, and they go through life with the constant feeling that no one truly understand them. If you know an old soul, take a minute to look at the world through their perspective. You might end up understanding them a...

How to Develop Mental Toughness

Time after time you see a promising athlete come out of college and go into the pros only to bomb out. He or she had the best athletic ability, yet could not cut it at the professional level. Others might not have great athletic ability, get picked late in the draft and go onto become...

How to Think Positive Every Day

Many of us may have heard of the importance of positivity but few can really tell why it’s important. Barbara Fredrickson, a university professor in Psychology, discovered how negative emotions affect our minds. In the experiment, participants were asked to tally some objects they listed. Results showed that participants with negative emotions named remarkably fewer than those...

The Best Anxiety Treatment I’d Recommend as a Psychotherapist

In Part I of this two-part series, we looked at what anxiety is and how to tell if you or someone close to you is suffering from an anxiety disorder. Now let’s explore the causes of anxiety disorders and the treatments for them. We’ll also delve into the best self-help strategies anxiety sufferers can practice themselves and...

The 10 Essential Habits of Positive People

Are you waiting for life events to turn out the way you want so that you can feel more positive about your life? Do you find yourself having pre-conditions to your sense of well-being, thinking that certain things must happen for you to be happier? Do you think there is no way that your life stresses...

5 Reasons Why People Who Cry A Lot Are Mentally Strong

Unfortunately, not all emotions are created equal. The most widely accepted emotion, happiness, is a sign of confidence, security, and success, among other things. Even if we have to “fake it till we make it”, we’ve been told expressing happiness is a sure way of gaining close friends and admirers. Fear is perhaps the most applicable emotion, as everyone...

8 Things To Remember When You Feel Broken Inside

This life certainly likes to push us to our limits, but sometimes, it all seems like too much and we fall into a black abyss of despair and hopelessness. Feeling broken doesn’t mean that you should just give up entirely, however; it just means you need to take a step back and let those feelings come...

5 Anger Management Tricks That Make You Peaceful Again

“Anger management is the process of learning to recognize signs that you’re becoming angry, and taking action to calm down and deal with the situationin a positive way. Anger management doesn’t try to keep you from feeling anger or encourage you to hold it in. Anger is a normal, healthy emotion when you know how to...

Psychologists Explain How to Stay Calm In An Argument

“Conflict wreaks havoc on our brains. We are groomed by evolution to protect ourselves whenever we sense a threat. In our (world), we don’t fight like a badger with a coyote, or run away like a rabbit from a fox. But our basic impulse to protect ourselves is automatic and unconscious.” – Diane Musho-Hamilton Emotional intelligence (“E.I.”)...

The Spiritual Consequences of Alcohol Consumption

Although it is mass produced, mass promoted, legal, and ingested by a multitude of people all over the world, most people don’t ever consider or understand the spiritual consequences of drinking alcohol. Let’s begin by taking a look at the etymology of the Word alcohol. Etymology means the root of the word… where it is...

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