SOCIAL MEDIA

Sunday, 18 August 2019

The impact of others' expectations on identity: Idealism, insecure striving and self-compassion


Photo by Krissana Porto on Unsplash

Sitting down to write a post has been a challenge for me. It's silly, because all it takes is typing some words on the screen. I've posted a few posts based on psychological advise and hopefully they have helped or inspired some of you. As a person, I rarely open up about my own problems, as I don't really see much point to it. However, I don't want to feel distanced from what I write or feel like a fraud or some kind of an impostor. In this post, I am embracing my open thoughts about something that has been on my mind for a long time:

The impact of others' expectations on our identity and well-being.


Thursday, 8 August 2019

There is a silver lining of sadness: 7 surprising benefits of low mood



Sadness is commonly represented with a negative emphasis on its consequences to our well-being. The function of our affective responses is complex, emotions are not good versus bad. There is a silver lining in sadness. 

Some say that it is impossible to comprehend joy without sadness. Others argue that sadness leads to greater appreciation during positive moments. When you learn about the benefits of sadness, it will help you to move through the sadness experience more constructively. 

If you are not in control of your low mood, it is easy to fall back into an apathetic state. In contrast, knowing the benefits that can be cultivated from sadness will help you to feel more empowered. This post will discuss 7 surprising benefits of low mood and teach you that there is a silver lining in sadness. 


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