Depression: Can Someone’s Inner Critic Cause Them To Feel Depressed? By Oliver JR Cooper

In the same way that a child will most likely perform a task better if their parent is speaking to them in a supportive manner, an adult is also likely to be able to perform a task better if they are talking themselves in a supportive manner. Not only this, it will be a lot easier for them to do well in general is this is how they typically talk to themselves. Continue reading “Depression: Can Someone’s Inner Critic Cause Them To Feel Depressed? By Oliver JR Cooper”

What Is And What Is Not Self-Esteem? By Andrea Scarsi

Self-esteem is how we evaluate ourselves; it is the way we perceive our value in the world and how much importance we think we have for others. Self-esteem influences our trust in others, in our relationships, and work; practically in almost every side of our life. Positive self-esteem gives us the strength and flexibility to take charge of our lives and grow from our mistakes, without the fear of rejection. Continue reading “What Is And What Is Not Self-Esteem? By Andrea Scarsi”

The Priority Within You By Joshua Clayton

We must work on ourselves consistently and constantly. With that said. Let me tell you something: This morning, I was going through a personal crisis of feeling and reality. The feeling was that life seems not to be worth it, and the reality is that it is worth it in every way. Reconciling the feeling and reality was hard, but I did it. I did it walking up to this library I am writing this article in. Here is how: Continue reading “The Priority Within You By Joshua Clayton”

Reality Isn’t What You Think! How Cognitive Distortions Harm Us By Darlene Lancer

We all see reality through a personal lens shaped by our beliefs, culture, religion, and experiences. The movie “Roshomon” was a brilliant example of this, where three witnesses to a crime recount different versions of what happened. When couples argue, they usually can’t agree on the facts of what happened. Additionally, our mind tricks us according to what we think, believe, and feel. These are cognitive distortions that cause us unnecessary pain. Continue reading “Reality Isn’t What You Think! How Cognitive Distortions Harm Us By Darlene Lancer”

If Only You Believe – Why It Matters By Alexa Keating

Human nature may be defined by two groups, those whose focus is on the probabilities in life and those who dare to focus on the possibilities. The possibility group is always focused on what can be possible while the probability group denies the existence of anything they cannot see, touch or test. For many in the latter group extraordinary events, even miracles are often pooh poohed and mocked. Impossible, they say! And for them it may be. Continue reading “If Only You Believe – Why It Matters By Alexa Keating”