The Gaslighter’s Guide to Quitting: Recognizing, Reflecting, and Reforming

  Gaslighting tendencies can be harmful to both the person doing the manipulation and those affected by such behavior. Acknowledging and addressing these tendencies is a courageous step toward personal growth and healthier relationships. In this blog, we’ll explore actionable steps to overcome gaslighting tendencies through self-reflection, empathy building, and fostering positive communication.   Recognizing […]

7 Essential Tips to Becoming “Un-Gaslightable”

  Gaslighting is a form of psychological manipulation that can leave people feeling confused, doubting their own reality, and isolated from others. There are different kinds and severities of gaslighting, ranging from minor comments and control-related tactics, to completely dependent and abusive relationships. Every situation is different, and the actions you take will depend on […]

Psychological Safety: Building Trust and Growth in the Workplace

In today’s fast-paced world, where innovation and creativity are valued more than ever, creating an environment that encourages open communication and risk-taking is crucial. This is where the concept of “psychological safety” steps in. It’s not just a trendy buzzword, but a powerful foundation that empowers individuals to express themselves without fear of judgment or […]

Overcoming the Fear of Failure

Fear of failure is something everyone experiences. It can hold us back from many things in life, including reaching our true potential. It’s the apprehension of not meeting our own or others’ expectations, resulting in avoidance of challenges and missed opportunities. But fear should never be an obstacle to our dreams and aspirations. In this […]

20 Quick Ways to Calm Anxiety Recommended by Therapists

Life can get overwhelming, and it’s normal to feel anxious. Whether it’s due to work, personal challenges, or the uncertainties around us, anxiety can take over our minds and bodies. However, finding simple ways to calm anxiety is crucial for our well-being. In this blog post, we’ll explore various techniques that can help you find […]

We Feel What We Eat: What Foods Should You Avoid While Feeling Depressed?

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Food has a significant impact on our physical health, but did you know that it can also affect our mental health? According to studies, certain foods can contribute to, or even cause, depression and other mental health conditions. While some foods are actual depressants (looking at you, alcohol!) most contribute to our mental health in […]

Nurturing Your Inner Child: Unlocking Your Creativity

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  Do you remember what you wanted to be when you grew up? Did you have any favourite hobbies as a child? Even as adults, we all still have an inner child, a part of ourselves that holds memories, emotions, and desires from our childhood. It is part of a person associated with their sense […]

What are Parasocial Relationships? The Pros and Cons of One-Sided Affection

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Have you ever become emotionally invested in a celebrity, fictional character, athlete, or social media influencer, despite never having met them in person? Well, that’s a type of parasocial relationship! Parasocial relationships are a relatively new concept in the field of psychology. These relationships are a one-sided connection that individuals form with media figures, such […]

Is Your Phone Making You Blue? How Screen Time Can Affect Your Mental Health

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We’ve all been there – scrolling through social media for hours on end, getting lost in the endless stream of pictures and videos. As technology continues to advance, the amount of time we spend in front of screens has increased significantly. From smartphones and tablets to laptops and televisions, screens have become an ever-growing part […]

Overcoming Isolation and Loneliness: How to Reconnect with Others

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Isolation and loneliness are two of the most common issues that people face today. With the rise of technology and social media, it has become easier than ever to stay connected with people from all over the world, yet at the same time, many people still feel a sense of isolation and loneliness. Whether you’re […]