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Can lack of self-love hurt your self-worth?

Do you condemn, blame, or neglect yourself? Here is what William Shakespeare would say:, “Self-love, mu liege, is not so vile a sin, as self-neglecting.” In today’s society, high expectations at work, home, and in relationships leave no room for an individual to be with her/himself. It is almost like we are running around for [...]

By | 2018-07-13T19:43:07+00:00 July 2nd, 2018|Gifted|0 Comments

Search for Truth – Coping with Existential Depression

Before we begin exploring coping strategies for existential depression, please read my previous post here on what existential depression is if you’re not familiar with it. Strategies for Coping with Existential Depression Embrace the Pain Let’s just tackle the most difficult part of living with existential depression: the pain of existence. You cannot take a painkiller for [...]

By | 2018-07-19T07:59:14+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Gifted|0 Comments

Why intelligent people suffer from existential depression?

What is Existential Depression? When one goes through a trauma--a death of a loved one, a job loss, natural disaster, for example-it is understandable that the individual experiences distress because her life and the world disintegrates. The person might become sad, despaired, angry, and even bitter towards life. Things don’t have the same meaning that [...]

By | 2018-07-18T06:36:46+00:00 May 31st, 2018|Gifted, Life Coaching, Mental health|2 Comments

5 Subtle Signs of Declining Mental Health

Today, I share with you obvious but subtle signs that indicate the early signs of a psychological health issue so that you can find a way to prevent symptoms from forming into more complicated mental disorder. It is hard to get a status on your mental health because it doesn’t show in your blood report [...]

By | 2018-07-18T07:15:10+00:00 May 8th, 2018|Gifted|1 Comment

Mental Health Counseling: How it works and its benefits

Looking for a counselor can be intimidating for anyone especially for someone who has not done it before. High Fives!!! You at least are aware enough to seek help. You are not alone. Check out some facts on mental illness. For most, it is normal to connect mental health counseling with this proverbial couch, with [...]

By | 2018-07-19T05:42:48+00:00 May 4th, 2018|Gifted|2 Comments

Understanding and Fulfilling the various Emotional Needs of a Child?

When talking about the emotional needs of a child, love and affection are the primary things that ring a bell. It is natural that we adore our children and, come what may, you always want them to be protected from misery. However, as a parent, you must know what else do they require? How can [...]

By | 2018-07-19T05:38:59+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Gifted|2 Comments

Questions to help you pick your next therapist!

The Prologue Choosing a therapist is no big deal nowadays. You’ll find a therapist, or call her a counselor in colloquial terms, in every nook and corner, but the question is whether you have found the right one for yourself. Whether the one you have chosen is perfect as per your concerned issues? Being a [...]

By | 2018-07-18T09:29:53+00:00 March 4th, 2018|Gifted, Mental health|1 Comment

How to Face Fear with Courage

Often we think of courage as something big or a heroic deed you do to save the world. Following is the definition of courage from Merriam Webster: mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty. Courage to me is to have the strength of speaking your mind without the fear [...]

By | 2018-07-13T19:43:11+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Gifted|1 Comment