Breaking the Cycle of Mistakes

It is an undeniable truth that we often create our own problems. We make the wrong choices. We suffer from the consequences of impulsive decisions. We lament the judgment calls we make when we let our

How Guilt Can Change Us

Circumstances may time and again move us to act in ways contrary to how we see ourselves. Maybe it happens unexpectedly without our intention. Or perhaps doing so was convenient at the time. But when

Avoiding Closeness

Why is it that we sometimes feel reluctant to become close to others? There are those of us who avoid closeness because we do not wish to need people. Others keep their distance because they are he

What Does Not Kill Us

It is a sad reality that no one goes through life without being wounded in some way by one's experiences. Sometimes our sufferings reach a point where we ask the question, 'why me?' We see those aroun

Overcoming Doubt

The one true threat to the longevity of a relationship is doubt. Trust is the foundation without which a relationship cannot exist. Doubt is the absence of trust. Whether or not there is a reason to d

Loving an Illusion

We often tend to expect positive traits in a person whom we find attractive. This is why sometimes we only see what we wish to see in an individual. We imagine admirable characteristics simply because

Knowing the Secrets People Keep

We yearn for the truth about things that can affect us. We seek it. We crave it. It is part of our programming as human beings. This desire to know springs from the necessity to feel safe and secure.

The Right Time to Forgive

An unexpected affront by someone we know, someone we trust or someone we hold dear inflicts upon us severe emotional pain. The closer the person is to us, the more painful we perceive the offense to b

The only cure to increase your self-esteem

Self-esteem is a value that you unconsciously place upon yourself. It is based upon choices that you make throughout your life and you will find that it fluctuates. The main reason why psychology expe

Are You an Enabler?

All of us desire acceptance. Our friends seek us out because they know we make them feel accepted. The dynamics of friendship require that we remain nonjudgmental towards one another. But what do w

Taking Away the Power of Fear

What keeps us awake at night? What fears haunt us? What nightmares visit us over and over? Worrying about things that are important to us is a normal experience. But when do we know when it has gone

Trapped By Our Choices

A philosopher once wrote that it is necessary to constantly examine our lives in order to see where we have been, where we are now and where we are going. Let us take a step back and look at our lives

Weight Loss and Law of Attraction

When it comes to weight loss, we stress on the importance of having good, balanced diets and doing regular exercises. Often we forget to bring correction to our mindset, which is perhaps more importan