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I Hate My Body! How Can I Learn To Accept Myself?

Even the most seemingly confident people often have love hate relationships with their bodies, so imagine how tough it is for people who despise their looks... Give us a magic wand, and we'd no doubt all make some changes to our appearance. Some would go for bigger boobs, or a flatter stomach, whereas others would opt for a thinner nose. The reality of the situation is that wishing you looked different won't change anything and will only further impact our self-esteem. To change how we feel about ourselves, we must learn to love and appreciate what we are and what we have.

Learn To Assert Yourself And Have The Confidence To Say No

So that’s it then, you find yourself trapped for the weekend, forced to take on more work, to look after your nephew or to go away with your in-laws. Well, what do you expect? You always say yes to everything! Being agreeable may seem like a good trait on paper, but in reality, it can make you unhappy and draw you into uncomfortable situations. Struggling to refuse requests can often be put down to an innate fear of offending or disappointing people. The time has come for you to put yourself first as well as listen to your own desires.

Emotional Detoxing

Emotional detoxing is a method that allows you to accept your emotions whilst simultaneously taking care of yourself. We know what you’re thinking, not another detox! Well, in fact, yes, but this one will give you the keys and techniques you need to successfully calm yourself down and gain clarity of mind without burying your feelings. This sounds pretty good to us, what about you?

Stockholm Syndrome

I always wondered how we could have sympathy for someone who took us hostage. Plus, with what we constantly hear in the press, I am terrorized by the idea of experiencing this. Indeed, this is a psychological phenomenon that kicks in and allows us to survive. The term "Stockholm syndrome" appeared in the 70s and occurs when the victims adopt the vision of their tormentor, even defend him! But, why do we act in this way with a person who mistreats us or, even worse, someone who puts our life in danger?

Can A Narcissist Love You?

You probably already flinched when you read the title, but this is a topic that needs to be touched on because we come across narcissists in every walk of life, especially when we date. Evidently, no one ever intentionally falls head over heels for someone who’d classify for this category, but as we all know, we don’t exactly control our feelings when it comes to whom we fall for! Plus, narcissists are extremely talented at luring people in, which makes them irresistible to most of us. The question here is; are these folks capable of putting their natural tendencies to the side and loving wholeheartedly, or are their claims nothing but an act?

How To Deal With A Narcissist In Love, Friendship And At Work

Does your blood run cold when you hear the word ‘narcissist’? Well, if that’s the case, it’s with good reason because people with this personality disorder are certainly very dangerous and toxic individuals to be around. That’s right, their sense of entitlement and lack of empathy aren't exactly healthy traits to be faced with and often catch many of us off guard, which gives the narcissists the upper hand in any context. Knowing how to handle people with such a high sense of self-importance is crucial if you don’t want to fall victim to their manipulation and lies. Discover what you need to do whenever you come across one in any realm of life.

What Are The 5 Narcolepsy Symptoms To Look Out For?

Sleep is one of the most essential functions for our bodies and minds because it gives us the rest necessary to recharge our batteries. Whilst many of us struggle to get enough shut-eye, drifting off isn’t a problem for everyone, and lots of people often find themselves snoozing throughout the day. Now, you have probably heard of narcolepsy before, but what does it actually mean? Well, it’s a disorder that causes uncontrollable and sudden sleep attacks and in certain cases can leave sufferers unable to move or speak. So, without further ado, let’s take a look at the symptoms related to this disorder before the Sandman makes a visit.

Why Owning A Pet Is So Beneficial For Us

Who’s never been moved by a kitten or a puppy? Personally, I melt completely in front of these little balls of fur! That’s how I ended up adopting my cat. I fell in love with him, and he’s now been part of my life for 10 years! He’s a true companion with whom I interact a lot on a daily basis. Having a pet is one of the best decisions you can make. They’re a member of the family and do so much good both for our mental and physical health.

How Do I Cope With Anxiety?

Now, I want to be totally honest with you and definitely aren’t here to tell you that life with anxiety can be a complete breeze, because that would be a huge lie. If you are like me, and are faced with panic attacks, constant stress and trouble breathing, you’ll certainly recognize the realities of this disorder, but, as they say every cloud has a silver lining! Anxiety disorder sufferers of the world, you can now rejoice because there are many proven techniques out there to help us manage our conditions, so what are you waiting for? Let’s explore them right away and keep this disorder at bay!

What Does Narcissistic Abuse Feel Like?

Narcissistic abuse is truly one of the most crushing and soul-destroying trials anyone can go through. When we are subjected to such intense emotional manipulation at the hands of someone we believe cares for us, our mental health certainly takes a hit, and we can even lose our sense of reality and end up thinking that we are the problem. Abusive relationships come in all forms; whether they are romantic, friendship based or occur in a professional setting, they are all equally damaging and agonizing. As someone who has experienced this type of abuse first-hand with my ex-boyfriend, I want to share with you what it feels like.

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The Temperamental Type

I’ve never described myself as temperamental. But I’ve never had a problem associating that word with my father. As I get older, I’m afraid of becoming like him, so will I adopt the same behavior as him? In fact, how can we define a temperamental person? How can we recognize one? What are their origins? So many questions that I asked myself and for which I found my answers that I’ll share with you. Let’s explain.

Am I An Empath?

The best analogy my creative, or perhaps not so creative mind (I’ll let you be the judge of that) can come up with regard to empaths, is that they are emotional sponges. That’s right, these people are a complete breath of fresh air in an often cutting world, although this sadly exposes them to intense manipulation, and emotional abuse. Their inherent need to care for those they love means that they see the world differently, and also go above and beyond for their nearest and dearest. Do you often find yourself putting others first? Well, if that’s the case, you could be a true empath too! If you want to find out for sure, read on to confirm this intriguing hunch.

Is Taking A Break In A Relationship The Secret To Saving It?

Sometimes a relationship is a long quiet river, and sometimes it's a rocky disaster from start to finish. Although, when things hit a rough patch and don’t go the way we wanted them to, we might consider taking a break in order to smooth things out. The idea of taking a break was probably made famous in Friends with Ross and Rachel’s tumultuous relationship, but is it actually the solution? Is taking time apart from the one your partner the secret to crossing your love crisis, or will it push you further apart?

Should I Stay Friends With My Ex, Or Cut Them Out Of My Life?

At a time when people’s love lives are multiplying by the second, we sometimes find ourselves with exes that we don’t really know what to do with. Which category should we assign them to? For some this situation is a source of intense pain meaning blocking and deleting them become our only option, however, others prefer to remain in contact and even go on to become good friends. Everything really depends on how things ended and if anyone was at fault. Although, even if you ended up being betrayed, can you possibly get over these feelings?

Should I Come Clean About Cheating On My Partner?

Um, now this is definitely a very tricky subject. Recently, I slipped up and let my desires and libido get the best of me. Yes, that's right, I gave into the passion and ended up cheating on my partner and the problem is I don't know what to do about it. If, like me, you are in this awkward position, the question is what do you do now? An affair is serious business and isn’t to be taken lightly. Should I come clean and confess my unfaithfulness or, should I take the silent road and keep this mistake to myself? Let’s take a look at both options. Plus, let's interpret what dreaming about cheating means!

Why Do I Feel Guilty All The Time? And, What Can I Do About It?

Are you the type of person who constantly feels the need to apologize without having done anything wrong? Would you for example feel bad about being late to a meeting if your car broke down on the way? Do things that are totally out of your control make you feel terrible about yourself? We all perceive guilt differently, and some of us are far more susceptible to feeling culpable than others. We reveal where this tendency comes from and what you can do to learn to shake it off. It's time you freed yourself from these self-imposed shackles of guilt!

Why Am I An Attention Seeker? - I Want All Eyes On Me!

Do you have an annoying habit of being constantly over the top just to get other people to notice you? Do you love being in the spotlight? If you've answered yes to the previous questions, you are definitely one of those people who live to attract the attention of others. At work, whilst out with friends or on social media, you no doubt always need to be front and center. And, even though this excessive behavior tends to harm you, you just can’t help yourself! This begs the question, where does this need come from? And, how can you rectify it before it’s too late?

Are You Scared Of Success?

Amid the fear of failing hides another fear that is less often spoken about, and that's the fear of succeeding. Doing well isn’t necessarily the key to happiness, that’s why there may be times when we fear it. Although it might seem strange, when we start to achieve our personal goals, we open ourselves up to a wave of new emotions that aren't exactly always easy to deal with. When we are caught off guard by our results, we often go into panic mode and struggle with this concept, however that's not to say we should let this hold us back.

Is Flirting Cheating, Or Just Harmless Fun?

The question of faithfulness and the boundaries regarding this notion often crop up in relationships, and aren't just exclusively reserved for new couples. We all have different opinions on what constitutes betraying our partner's trust, but does flirting really make the list? After all, we all like a few spicy thrills in our lives, regardless of whether we're taken or not. Making eyes at George, another parent at my kid's school, when I drop them off in the morning is part of my daily routine, so is that really classed as being unfaithful or not? The answer is simple: it depends!

7 Sex Tips for Women - Transform Your Love Making

Sex should be enjoyable and sensual, not something we do reluctantly to please our partner every so often. It needs to be something that makes us feel good as well as satisfy our desires. Many of us struggle to enjoy those complicit moments beneath the sheets because we are battling body image issues, for example, or aren't 100% comfortable in ourselves. Our advice will help you overcome your sexual barriers, because after all, everyone deserves amazing climatic experiences in the bedroom.

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