Hardships, among other negative occurrences in life, are inevitable. It’s a bit of a harsh reality, but its validity remains constant; life isn’t a walk in the park for the majority of us, and it is highly probable that we will encounter situations at times we rather wouldn’t. Hardships and obstacles can take many different … More Here is why we need to stop comparing our own hardships to others
A narcissist isn’t something, I don’t think, anyone should ever aspire to be. Simply put, there isn’t really a single thing about their existence that serves a beneficial or positive purpose to anyone but themselves. There is more to narcissism to that, but I think it sums up the term quite nicely. While narcissism isn’t … More How to spot a narcissist
It is possible that you read the title of today’s post and experienced perplexity. You may be questioning why I would imply in my title that the concept of resilience can be anything other than good; it is an altruistic notion and implies strength. So why the hell would anyone perceive resilience in a negative … More Resilience: good? Bad? Both?
It’s a philosophy that we arguably all have heard at some point or another, but regardless of its prominence, the concept of staying silent when we have nothing nice to say is one that remains absolutely relevant, and likely will continue to be, infinitely. It’s a rather simple yet effective ideology, and I believe it … More The beauty of remaining silent when you have nothing nice to offer
Listening is something most of us likely do not consider to be a skill, but rather an innate characteristic of being a human being. I disagree, however, as I do, in fact, consider listening to be a skill, and I firmly believe it is a skill most of us could use some assistance with. I … More Listening: a how-to guide
Have you ever found yourself requesting the help of a friend or a family member, only to get the vibe that they’re expecting something in return? Or perhaps you yourself have had these same thoughts, only agreeing to assist someone because you’re confident you will get something out of the situation. If you have never … More “What’s In It For Me?”