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Coping With Fear of Death

The fear of death has a name: “thanatophobia". Thanatophobia is an extreme, anxiety-forming fear of dying, which has the capacity to render sufferers incapable of living a normal life. Most of us don’t experience the fear of dying to such a degree, nevertheless, it does fill the thoughts of some of us, almost constantly. Fear…

Ghosted By Your Best Friend

Ghosted By Your Best Friend

Ghosting, the practice of distancing yourself abruptly from another person, has become more common in the last ten years. It happens a lot at the end of romantic relationships. But being ghosted by someone you consider to be a close friend hurts a whole lot more. Yet, could there be circumstances when ghosting is the…

Are You an Adult Indigo?

Are You an Adult Indigo?

A few years ago there was a lot of talk and words written about ‘Indigo children’. It seemed as though we could categorize ‘difficult kids’ as Indigos and that somehow provided an explanation. I never really took that on board. Not at the time. I thought that calling oneself or one’s child as an Indigo…

Signs of a Rainbow Child

Signs of a Rainbow Child

Do you suspect your child is a Rainbow child? All children are unique, of course, but Rainbow children are somehow set apart. They appear to be more evolved than the majority of human beings. Find out the signs of a Rainbow child. 21 Signs of a Rainbow Child A Rainbow child is usually born to…

Why It Is Important To Take Risks

Why It Is Important To Take Risks

Your adventure starts today. Wait. Not just yet, You have to feed the cat and clean the kitchen counters. Tomorrow’s looking good though. Does this feel like a familiar refrain? You see yourself in a completely different future to the life you are living right now. You just have to get through the next couple…

How To Deal With Anger

How To Deal With Anger

There are many types of anger, and if you don’t feel at least one of them occasionally, congratulations on being almost a perfect human being. Most of us feel anger even if we don’t always express it. Some are adept at presenting a smiling face while seething underneath. How do you deal with anger? Anger…

10 Tips How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

10 Tips How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

When you compare yourself to another and conclude that you are a bad person, you are making yourself powerless. This is called ‘negative social comparison.’ Alternatively, when you compare and decide that you are superior, that is a sign of narcissism. Either way, it’s not a good thing for you to do. Here are 10…

Anxious Thoughts? – Let Them Go

Anxious Thoughts? - Let Them Go

Anxious thoughts are debilitating. They sap your energy, control your actions and wreck your wellbeing. Fear, anxiety and worry are detrimental to your health. They are the cause of stress and stress-related illnesses. Anxiety keeps you locked in to an unending spiral of negativity which eventually leads to depression. Learn to deal with anxious thoughts…

Active Listening: How to be a Good Listener

Active Listening: How to be a Good Listener

Did you know that the skill of active listening could be your greatest social asset? Do you think you are a good listener? Do people seek you out to share their successes, failures and problems? Does your boss value your opinions? Does your partner open up to you? Do your friends trust you with their…

I Think My Friend is an Energy Vampire

I Think My Friend is an Energy Vampire

You’ve just spent the afternoon with a friend. As you shut the door on her, you feel immense relief. You also feel exhausted and stressed. You wonder why you are such a horrible person – after all, your friend is obviously having a bad time. Her life isn’t so good generally – she lurches from…

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