What is Emotional Resistance? Why a “Technique” Won’t Work

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There are so many tools for improving yourself out there. I’m sure if you’re reading this, you’re aware of quite a few. But do you find when you try to use them at times, they just don’t work? You’re wondering, “What is this emotional resistance? Why am I making myself feel worse when this thing is supposed to make me …

Confirmation Bias – How Your Emotions Are Screwing You Over

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I’ve already decided on what I want. I know I’m right so fuck what other people are telling me and anything to the contrary” is a straight forward way to describe the psychological term confirmation bias. The problem is when this is applied to depressive thinking, such as “I’m a loser”, it can be quite harmful. How do you stop …

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How to Deal with Repressed Emotions and How They Might Be Hurting You: Micro-Traumas

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You’ve probably heard a common saying that goes something like: “Don’t bring up the past in arguments. Only deal with what’s going on right now.” This could be directed at the angry girlfriend who yells at her boyfriend about something not putting a dish away, but is really still mad about the fact that he went out with his friends instead of …

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The One Thing That Craters Mental Health Awareness In Society Today

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I once knew a guy who, for the sake of this article, we will call Jay. Everything seemed to be going well for Jay – He was always smiling, energetic, and his promotion business he recently started was doing well. He had a beautiful girlfriend, loved to party, and generally seemed to always be in a high state of affairs. …