Overcoming Rejection

Being rejected is a sign that you have pushed yourself out of your comfort zone and have tried to achieve something.  Rejection can sting and hurt our self-esteem if we don't manage it properly.  We can use rejection to learn and gain what we originally set out for. Here are some pointers on how you can use rejection to your ...

Jun 21

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Divorce / Divorce Adjustment, ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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Finding your confidence after abuse

If you have been abused as a child or as an adult, you might feel worthless.  If as a child you underwent neglect, rejection or abuse from your parents, confidence might be harder to find.  A child who has experienced verbal abuse and neglect will begin to believe that they are worthless and horrible.  The damage from abuse might ...

Jun 21

Categories: Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues, Aggression & Violence, Mental ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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What Happens When Depression Takes Over the Thinking

Depression can manifest differently for different people. For some, depression seems to have developed over a period of time. For others, it seems to have hit them out of the blue. Depression can range from mild, moderate, to severe. Some people may experience depression only once, or many times ...

Feb 27

Categories: Depression, Self-Confidence, Self-Criticism

Written By:
Sophia Goh

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Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: Fake It 'Till You Make It True

(Image Credits: Russell Johnson via Flickr)Whether you are a strong believer of predictions or not, there is one Psychological phenomenon that make predictions real. It is called the "Self-Fulfilling Prophecy".Self-fulfilling Prophecy, as the name suggests, are expectations about the ...

Sep 12

Categories: Self-Criticism, Sensitivity to Criticism

Written By:
Miss Psychobabble

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