So this time of the year is my absolute favourite as I love the Christmas season. The usual stressors will be there and perhaps some new ones but I just can't help being extremely happy. Why am I happy one may wonder so I'll list them below: 1. I celebrate the birth of Christ and … Continue reading Why Not Celebrate?
Here are a few reasons you may not want to jump from your bed and go straight into that online work or meeting: Getting dressed or even partially for work reminds/informs others within your household that you are at work or conducting business. and unavailable to them. Feeding the Senses Feeding your senses can regulate … Continue reading Getting Ready For that Online Work or Business Meeting
Do you try to be mindful of how you feel? Or identify how you may act based on your feelings? Understand the effect of how situations affect your feelings and the feelings of others? Do you find yourself trying to control how you feel? Do you have regard for how your actions affect the emotions … Continue reading Are You Emotionally Intelligent?
With the challenges brought on by the covid-19 pandemic, war, political instability, recession, inflation, supply issues, etc., many people are feeling more stressed. In addition, we also have our other personal issues such as family problems, situations at work or school, illnesses, etc. In an effort to fight or respond to feeling stressed some persons … Continue reading Calming Your Anxiety
We talk about them a lot, they are everywhere whether it be in our families, homes, friends, schools, workplace, social circles, etc. Though we would want to we can’t always avoid having some sort of relationship with them. So, what this means is that we should be able to at least identify them and know … Continue reading Dealing with the Narcissist in Your Life
But suppressing negative emotions is never good because they will resurface, oftentimes when they have reached an explosive stage.
Chances are that you know your main love language and can easily inform other persons what your love language is while also offering explanations and examples. But it is not always about you. As important as it is to know your love language, wouldn’t you agree that it is just as important to know and … Continue reading Do You Know Your Partner’s Main Love Language?
Nobody wants to be a part of a workplace that is toxic; well except for those individuals who thrive in toxic relationships and environments. In an effort to maintain a healthy lifestyle it is also essential that our workplace is psychologically healthy. The workplace forms a major part of our life based on time spent … Continue reading Toxic Workplace?
As many of us continue to adapt to the many stressors around us, it is necessary that we find ways to cope with these challenges. Not only do we want to cope with these challenges, but we also want to be there to help our loved ones or even just associates such as colleagues or … Continue reading Simple Tips to Manage Stress
Burnout is being increasingly used, especially in fast paced cultures and chances are it is being used by you to describe how you're currently feeling. But how can you know or at least have an idea that what you're experiencing is burnout and not something else? Some of the most common symptoms of burnout (https://positivepsychology.com/burnout/) … Continue reading Burnout and You
So i recently came across a post on a social media platform which suggests that to be totally in love one must feel some sort of madness. I subsequently shared same with a few persons who were quite annoyed at it and believed that it was far from so. Responses received were like "Huh", "That's … Continue reading In Love to the Point of Madness
In pursuit of a lasting union or marriage many aspire to find the ideal wife or husband. The ideal wife based on the socialization of most men is perhaps the woman who gives the appearance that she's ready for and groomed for such a relationship. She is also seen as the woman who is able … Continue reading Opposites Attract or Not?
Some workplace changes were forcibly brought on as a result of the covid-19 pandemic. But how have we been able to cope with those changes?
Similar to the general society, the workplace also has its share of persons who are of the darker personalities. But who are they and what is their real impact in the workplace?
Persons who find themselves being anxious or avoidant in their relationships can take steps to develop a secure attachment style to form and maintain healthy adult relationships. These include: An understanding of the past and the possible impact that early upbringing now have on current behaviour. If negatives are found, try to work on them … Continue reading Improving Your Attachment Style
Have you ever dated someone and wondered why he or she seems so secure, avoidant, anxious, etc in their interactions with you?
Are you making decisions for yourself or for the onlookers/audience who may or may not care about how you are really feeling? The audience should have an insignificant say in how you live (even in instances when you are earning from what you share). So as you live, try to be authentically happy. Avoid living … Continue reading Is Your Audience in Control?
Communication becomes difficult when active listening is not present. One major barrier to active listening is failure on the receiver's end to listen without being judgemental. Listening with a judgemental attitude oftentimes prevents the receiver from hearing key points that are being presented. To avoid this, it is recommended that active listening is first done … Continue reading How Well Do You Listen?