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Compassionate Empathy: From Feeling to Action

If there’s one thing the world needs right now, it’s compassionate empathy. What this means is not settling with understanding, connection, and a heart that hurts for other people. What this means is taking action and helping. It means deciding to…

What’s Paranoia and Why Is it Harmful?

What’s paranoia exactly? Before we answer that, it’s worth mentioning that psychoanalysts and psychiatrists have slightly different responses. The concept first started in psychiatry and people first believed it was just a form of insanity. As time went on, the…

Atelophobia: The Fear of Imperfection

Perfectionism is something people often consider more of a strength than a weakness. But can that constant desire for perfection become unhealthy and irrational? The simple answer is yes. Atelophobia is when perfectionism starts to paralyze you. Atelophobia is the…

How to Reach a Psychological Balance

To maintain the psychological balance you need, you have to analyze your responses to external conditions and learn to keep your impulses and instincts at bay. When someone’s psychologically unbalanced, they become too sensitive to external conditions and have exaggerated…

Is it Possible to Live without Fear?

You’ve probably wished it were possible to live without fear. However, fear is a basic human emotion that keeps you safe from danger. Unfortunately, it’s also an emotion that likes to take control. This makes it hard sometimes to tell whether…

Parents: Your Role in the Fears of Your Children

The attitude of parents towards the fears of their children can determine whether they hold onto those fears or not. This means that parents have an important part to play, as role models for emotion management. Lots of studies, like the…

Four Exercises to Reconnect With Nature

Nowadays, it’s difficult to reconnect with nature without doing exercises for just that purpose because we don’t live as close to it as we used to. If you disconnect from nature, you might start to feel incomplete, anxious, or frustrated.…