Articles in the category Deeper Thinking

6 Books on Mindfulness and Meditation Recommended for You

Recent global events added to our own personal stressors have made it more difficult for us to cling to our hopes and dreams for a better world. That’s why more and more people are turning to meditation to attain the inner calm and peaceful countenance that seem so elusive in the present time. These books […]

3 Tips for Enhancing Communication with Mindful Listening

With the entry of the third millennium, communication has been made possible in various forms. Face-to-face talking has lessened somewhat, replaced by texting, chats, emails and video calls, to name some. But what remains important in any form of communication is effective speaking and mindful listening.  In this post, you will learn what mindful listening […]

Avoid These 5 Habits and Become a Happier Person

Happiness is an abstract concept for which there is no universal measuring stick. That’s why it’s hard to say if a person is happy or not. Fleeting moments of positive emotions that come from one-time events like enjoying a movie or meeting up with old friends make us happy. But how long do these feelings […]

5 Simple Tips on How to Remain Positive in the Midst of Negativity

When all we hear are bad news and our own personal life isn’t so good either, it’s difficult to remain positive. Negativity can affect our mindset and moods without us being aware of it and can seep in unnoticed in almost every aspect of our fragile lives. Before we know it, our happy meter has dropped […]

How to Spot Toxic Narcissism in a Relationship

If you know your Greek mythology, you’ll know the story of how the abnormal love of his own self eventually killed Narcissus. Unfortunately, there are many living human Narcissuses in our midst today. You might even be in a relationship with one of them. Hence, it helps to know how to spot a person with […]

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, […]