Archive for the 'attitude' Category

Surrender: Is It About Giving In…or About Gaining Control?

Friday, February 27th, 2015

It was a question I asked people in my social surroundings, just to learn how they understood this term. I was surprised at most of the answers: “I do not want to give up; I am a fighter.” “Surrender is a method of giving up.” “I do not know how or why I need to […]

Positive Thinking: Can Positive Thinking Stop Someone From Having Empathy?

Friday, February 20th, 2015

If someone is into self-development, they are likely to be familiar with ‘positive thinking’. This is something that is generally encouraged when it comes to living a better life. Here, one will need to create thoughts that are ‘positive’ and do to everything they can to stop themselves from having thoughts that are ‘negative’. Through […]

Introversion, Gut Feelings, and Trust

Friday, January 30th, 2015

Maybe – just maybe – your gut-level feeling that you shouldn’t be doing something is right. But if you’re an introvert, you’ve probably had a lifetime of being told to ignore your feelings, and urged to act just the opposite. Want to stay home and read? “What’s the matter with you, anyway?” It’s implied that you’re neurotic […]

Depression: Can Repressed Anger Cause Depression?

Monday, January 26th, 2015

One of the most common mental and emotional challenges that someone can face in today’s world is depression. This is likely to be something that most people experience at one point or another. There are then going to be others who don’t experience it from time to time, they experience it on a regular basis. […]