The Courage of Being Yourself – Reblog

We can learn a lot from nature (I guess that’s why it’s called Mother Nature) regarding how unique can something be. Think about trees, for example. There are not two identical trees in the whole wide world. It’s impossible to have the branches exactly the same and the flowers/fruits/seeds/roots with the same size. Each tree... Continue Reading →

Triggers are Everywhere

Did it ever happen to you to go peacefully through your day and them someone said some dumb sh*t that means something to you and that blew off your “peaceful day”? I’m sure it did, but how often does that happen? And why does it happen in the first place? It’s mainly because of our... Continue Reading →

What Strengthens Your Procrastination?

You surely noticed that sometimes it’s harder to do some things even though you’ve done the a million times before. What has changed? You are pretty much the same and the situation is also pretty much the same, so why procrastination is stronger sometimes? There are multiple reasons and all of them are related to... Continue Reading →

Daydreaming: Helpful or Hurtful?

Have you ever wonder if letting your mind free to whatever it wants it is helpful or not? Is there a line between helpful and hurtful? Studies show some interesting results. It seems that our daydreaming process interferes with our goals, but not how you’d expect. The daydreaming process has multiple aspects and influences different... Continue Reading →

Why is Fear so Important?

We’re always afraid of something. It’s part of our human nature and it’s a survival instinct. When we’re afraid of something we tend to avoid that thing or to run away from it, which will strengthen both the fear and our response to it. However, fear is just an emotion, just like joy. It’s not... Continue Reading →

The Funny side of Psychology

“How can you say that? It’s not funny to have psychological issues! You’re a horrible little human being!” Yes, I am! But psychology is more than therapy. It’s about humans and humans aren’t boring. I know because I’m part of human race (believe me, I AM). Okay, so what’s funny about psychology? Well, think about... Continue Reading →

Perfection equals Paralysis

   In the search of creating a post, I stumbled across this video that reminded me something I often forget: perfection is a self-imposed standard impossible to achieve. But we all want to achieve it in whatever we do.    It’s healthy to strive for perfection, but it’s not healthy to expect to achieve it.... Continue Reading →

The scenarios from your mind

   Have you ever wondered why we sometimes run some weird negative scenarios through our mind that makes us feel bad or angry? How often does that happen to you?    Today I caught myself running such a scenario with some people walking around me. Out of nowhere my mind made up a situation in... Continue Reading →

Your Emotion is Your Energy

   Each action we make involves some energy, but where is all that energy coming from? You surely noticed that we feel more energized when we do certain actions compared with others even though no additional energy came in.    It seems that whenever we like something, we somehow find more energy to invest in... Continue Reading →

Shaping The Dragons

   Are you ready to start a constant duel with your thoughts? I’ve mentioned before the reason why it needs to be constant. It will be harder in the beginning, but with practice, we’ll develop a habit of countering them constantly. There will be times when it might be too hard to find the required... Continue Reading →

The Confidence Problem.

The other day, I wrote a longer comment on a 'Question of the Day' post, all about confidence. So I thought I'd say a couple of more words about this... We are all familiar with classic situations where we know we MUST 'be' or 'act' confident (usually because we're told so). Job interviews, dates, presentations... Continue Reading →

The need for therapy

   A few days ago someone asked me the following question: “Why should I go to a therapist? Why should I go to a total stranger to reveal my deepest thoughts and experiences? I have friends I can share whatever I want with!” I found this to be a pretty good question. Why indeed would... Continue Reading →

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