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10 Types of Abusive Behaviors of Narcissistic Parents

What is Narcissism? Narcissism is the pursuit of gratification from vanity or egotistic admiration of one’s idealized self-image and attributes. The term originated from Greek mythology, where a young man named Narcissus fell in love with his own image reflected in a pool of water. Source: Wikipedia 10 Signs Your Parents are Narcissistic 1. Gaslighting…

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How not to be a disposable friend in 7 steps

Are you that person some people call when they are bored or when they have no one to talk to? Are you used to last minute cancellations? Do you often get missed out on invitations on events? Chances are you are a disposable friend. Yes, a term exists for such people. In this blog post,…

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How to be the Hero You Need?

Why do we think that someone should come to our rescue just as it happens in the movie? Why do we need a superhero when we can be one ourselves? Everyone has their own definition of a superhero, some might believe only that person is considered to be a superhero who has superpowers or for…

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9 Warning Signs of Emotional Abuse

Women usually face both types of physical and emotional abuse but many societies think that there is no such thing as emotional abuse. Emotional abuse is a form of domestic as well as family violence. An emotional abuser can be anyone: your father, mother, siblings, or partner. Emotional abuse can be destructive just like physical…

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How can you overcome the victim mentality?

You know how they say life is not what happened to you but how you react to it. It’s true but how do you go about it when you’ve gone through immense pain and the only words you ever got were to ‘forget it and move on’. How do you move on when you can’t…

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How your childhood affects your life partner choices?

Childhood experiences are key features of our emotional development. Our patents, who are the most important part of our life and act as primary attachment figures, play a vital role in how we perceive the world because they lay the foundation of what the world is going to look like for us. Is the world…

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15 Signs You Have Abandonment Issues

Abandonment is a feeling where a person is subjective to an emotional state in which he feels undesired, insecure, and discarded. Abandonment is also a form of anxiety. You are too worried about the fact that another person will leave you because you are just not good enough for them. It has a huge impact…

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9 Signs you have unhealed Trauma

Sometimes we undergo some circumstances that we are unable to bear or forget. It can be anything a loved one’s death, an unhealthy relationship, rejection by a loved one, or a heartbreaking experience. Dealing with any type of pain is hard but we must know that pretending everything is right which isn’t in reality is…

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How to empathize when you are yourself hurting?

Suffering. Who can avoid suffering in their life? It’s all around us. It’s even inside us. If you watch a homeless old man on the side of the pavement you would naturally feel sad for him. But only a few of us will actually do something for him.  Despite what most of us think, feeling…

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How to be Assertive vs. Rude

Speaking up or standing up for yourself is a challenging task. For some people being assertive comes across being rude. First, we need to understand the difference between being assertive and being rude. Being assertive simply means the ability to express your point of view effectively and without disrespecting the rights and beliefs of others….

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