Articles in the category How To

How to Recognize and Stop Passive Aggressive Behavior Before It Destroys You

You may have heard of passive-aggressive behavior but have only a vague concept of it. It’s a personality disorder characterized by subtle and covert negative acts to show defiance to requests and demands, but avoid direct confrontation. In the long-term, like all disorders, it has a destructive effect on our personal relationships, our careers and […]

13 Tips to Overcome the Fear of Loneliness in Your Life

Sometime or another we will experience a time when we are alone. Some people fear being alone for various reasons. The first step is to become comfortable with yourself and having the self-confidence that you will be able to manage being alone. There is nothing wrong with being alone. If being alone bothers you then […]

How to Turn Conflict Into a Personal Development Tool

Conflict conveys gloom and negativism, making it seem an unlikely medium as a personal development tool. That’s because our general concept of achieving personal growth is acquiring skills and cultivating attitudes through formal classes, life experiences, strategies and outlooks that are acceptable to society. But conflict, unwelcome as it is, does have its uses, if […]

How to Live with Toxic Family Members

We’ve all heard about toxic relationships, and why it’s best to make a total break. But what about toxic family members you live with? Unlike an intimate partner or a spouse, it’s unimaginable to throw a parent, child, or sibling out of the house. If you’re the bread winner, it’s plain cruelty. It’s easier if […]

How Blogging Can Save You From Depression

Anxiety and depression affect almost every human being on earth. Sometimes, we are lonely, sometimes it’s an emotional trauma, whatever the cause, the cure is in most cases to become proactive and establish deep personal relationships with other people. Technology can be a double-edged sword in the fight against depression. If used for escapism, it […]

How to Help Kids Deal with Grief

The loss of a loved one is a devastating event for both children and adults. Following a loss, it’s perfectly natural to experience emotional turmoil and a wave of different feelings. A major part of dealing with death is the grieving process that allows us to accept that a person has died. Since children are […]

How To Help Friends And Family Members That Have Financial Problems

Times are tough so sooner or later we are going to have close friends and family members that become unemployed. Alternatively, they can end up injured and insurance does not cover medical bills. Responding when someone you love has financial problems is quite difficult simply because they might be too proud to accept help. Fortunately, […]

Tricks for Fitness Motivation

Whether it’s a daily morning exercise regime, your local boxing class or an evening swim, motivating yourself to exercise can be a struggle in and of itself. The reality is though, once you’re out there and doing it, you always come home feeling much better than before. The health benefits of keeping fit are endless […]

How to Get Better at Dealing with Conflict

Are you the type of person who hates dealing with conflict? If you are, each and every confrontation is something to be avoided at all costs, but while this might seem like the right option in the heat of the moment, it can actually have lasting damaging effects on you. Amongst the negative impacts that […]

How to Achieve Your Dreams Even Though You’re Scared

Have you ever wondered what “living your dreams” meant? Just close your eyes for a minute. Take a long, deep breath. Think: what life you really wish for yourself? What goals do you want to achieve? That’s the dream to follow. What prevents you from achieving that dream? Fear. Fear is defined as “an emotional […]