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Juggling Illness and School

Growing up, I fell ill quite often and still do. Friends and family members continuously have the same comments, “Oh my God, you’re sick AGAIN?” or, “Wow, you get sick A LOT.” Every time I hear both of them, particularly the second one, I always think to myself, ... ...

Emotional Abuse: The Silent Marriage Killer

Physical abuse along with verbal abuse is visible, and both types of abuse are clear indicators that something is wrong with the marriage. This “abuse visibility” can be manifested through bruises and scars, hurtful words, yelling, screaming, and more. These signs help a spouse to ... ...

Signs of Depression in Children and Adults

Depression is not only related to adults, children and adolescents can also suffer from depression at any time. Depression is a serious issue that can affect every aspect of their life. Depression is a feeling of discomfort and pain that may develop into an illness. Depression can be connecte ...

Kids Without Friends

My 10-year-old son started a new middle school this year and met with some new kids. Although he had good friendships in his primary school, he couldn’t make friends for two months. Fortunately, his class has recently changed and he made a close friend in his new class. His situation ur ... ...

Depression in Teenagers: What You Need to Know

Having a teenage child necessitates a lot of care and worry. Dealing with slamming doors, mood swings from one day to the next, or alcohol use can be very difficult. Such behavior is very common among teenagers. But, what kind of behavior are actually signs of depression? Check out the follow ...

Impacts of Low Body-Image on Self-Esteem

Meaghan Ramsey is the Global Director of the Dove Self-Esteem Project at Unilever, and she tackled a very sensitive topic that touches upon the impacts of low body-image on self-esteem. Today, we are living in an image-obsessed culture; adolescents are spending more time worrying about their ...

4 Benefits of Leisure and Recreation For You

In order to have a balanced life, you should devote some time to leisure and recreation. It is an opportunity for you to enjoy yourself away from work, study or other responsibilities. Leisure and recreation have many benefits on your health and wellbeing as well as your overall quality of li ...

An Outline of Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Just what is narcissistic personality disorder (NPD)? It is described as behavioral pretentiousness, whether in actual behavior or fantasy. People who suffer from this disorder have a lack of empathy towards other people and they are constantly seeking admiration. Individuals with narcis ...

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An Outline of Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Just what is narcissistic personality disorder (NPD)? It is described as behavioral pretentiousness, whether in actual behavior or fantasy. People who suffer from this disorder have a lack of empathy towards other people and they are constantly seeking admiration. Individuals with narcis ...

Happy Parenting: Authority Means Consistency

Parenting is the toughest job in the world and some struggle to enjoy their role as parents. Many parents feel they have failed trying to discipline their children. The fact that you need to discipline your kids does not mean you need to become a control-freak or a tyrant. Being an authoritat ...

Why Do Kids Lie?

Parents are usually concerned with teaching their kids to be honest and to always tell the truth. However, the reality is that they, most of the time, do the opposite.  When parents lie to their kids, it may hurt them deeply, though it may seem to be only a white lie for parents. White l ... ...

Depression in Teenagers: What You Need to Know

Having a teenage child necessitates a lot of care and worry. Dealing with slamming doors, mood swings from one day to the next, or alcohol use can be very difficult. Such behavior is very common among teenagers. But, what kind of behavior are actually signs of depression? Check out the follow ...

Emotional Abuse: The Silent Marriage Killer

Physical abuse along with verbal abuse is visible, and both types of abuse are clear indicators that something is wrong with the marriage. This “abuse visibility” can be manifested through bruises and scars, hurtful words, yelling, screaming, and more. These signs help a spouse to ... ...

How to Tell a Psychopath from a Sociopath

Psychopathy and sociopathy are mental disorders that refer to people with antisocial individual personality characteristics. Both disorders have many characteristics in common, so it can be hard to see the difference between psychopaths and sociopaths in a psychology sense. Both sociopaths an ...

Feeling Unfulfilled at Your Job?

Are you happy with your occupation? Does the end of your workday leave you with the exhilarating feeling of a job well-done? Perhaps you feel as though your job is too challenging, or not challenging enough? According to recent statistics, the chances of you being unhappy with your nine-to-fi ...