Articles in the category Deeper Thinking

5 Common Techniques Your Boss or Spouse Uses to Manipulate You

One of worst things that can happen to you is to marry a manipulative spouse or work for a psychopathic boss. They have a bag of techniques to manipulate you and the problem is, you usually won’t know it until it hits you hard, and that could take years. The effects of being manipulated creep […]

Overcoming Self-Doubt

Yesterday, we talked about self-doubt and some questions you can ask yourself to help determine if you’re struggling with the issue. If you’re reading this, then the chances are that you have realized that you are suffering from a case of self-doubtitis. Yeah, I made that up. It’s not really funny, though, if you constantly […]

Are You Plagued By Self-Doubt?

Self-doubt is one of the major hurdles in our lives, which truly stops us from reaching our full potential and achieving what we want. We may jokingly talk about those “voices in our heads”, but they are real. When we psych ourselves up before an important presentation, that’s a voice in our head egging us on. […]

Are You Suffering From Childhood Emotional Neglect? [Quiz]

There are many underlying reasons for depression, emotional instability, and maladjustment in adults. One of them is Childhood Emotional Neglect (CEN), which, while quite common is not widely understood by the average individual – even those who suffer from it. If you’ve been struggling with depression and other negative emotions for long periods, then you may have […]

5 Ways to Reach Out to Others During a Personal Crisis

When crisis hits, the hardest thing to do is admit you need help. You may feel that you don’t want to drag anyone else into your problems, or maybe you feel ashamed that you have to ask for support. Suffering in silence is the worst thing you can do to get through a personal crisis, […]

The Reality of Alcoholism and Its Devastating Effects

This post was written by Parris Wells, Director of Marketing at New Method Wellness. Most of society has a singular view of alcoholism from a pop culture lens: Charlie Sheen’s ‘#winning’, that ‘one girl’ from The Bachelor who over-drinks and causes chaos in the house, and any college-related TV show or movie that depicts excessive […]

A Simple Guide to Overcoming Melancholy

Melancholy as an emotion is distinct from depression or grief. It has its own singular nature that is characterized by a certain vague sadness, an unexplainable tenuous sorrow that is baffling because you can’t quite put a finger on its cause. Changing circumstances in life allow melancholy to creep in insidiously and catch you unawares, […]

7 Secrets to Traversing a Spiritual Path

What is spirituality for you? For most, it’s the essence of happiness and success; it’s the path which needs to be travelled, when one wants to be one with the universe and the higher being. Does that mean you too, like some of our well-renowned predecessors, have to seek divinity in order to transcend onto […]

Ethical Dilemma: Would You Tell on a Colleague/Friend?

Daily ethical dilemmas are something everyone has to face. Sometimes, we may not notice them. Sometimes, we may ignore them. Today, I’d like to look at two concepts that are part of my core values: loyalty and honesty. You know this goes. Below is the situation which you have to think about.

Stop Negative Thinking: Don’t Believe These Thoughts

Think positively. That’s what we’re always told, and that’s what we usually say when we encourage others (and ourselves). But the route to thinking positively is not a straight path. There are times when we have to destroy blocks like negative thoughts in order to start thinking positive ones.