Emotions

6 Character Traits To Help You Spot A Sociopath

Sociopaths don't always come across as the most destructive person you have ever known. They are very efficient at understanding the weakness of others and capable of exploiting it for their own good. They are narcissistic and have a huge sense of ego. They are pathological liars and have the ability to manipulate people. It's best to keep them at arm's length if you ever come across one.

What Is Self-Harm And Ways To Stop It

People who self-harm purposefully inflict bodily harm on themselves. Self-harm can include behavior like cutting, burning yourself with cigarettes, punching yourself etc and may be a way of coping with difficult emotions or life circumstances. To stop this behavior, it is important to understand the reasons, identify triggers, and find ways of coping. Cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic therapy, and dialectical behavioral therapy can be useful.

Short-Term And Long-Term Effects Of Emotional Abuse

Emotional abuse is far worse than any other kind of violence as this hurts a person psychologically. The short-term impact of emotional abuse includes surprise, shock, low self-esteem, aggression, fear, and guilt. The long-term impact, which is much more severe, includes depression, intense aggression, suicidal tendencies, sleep disorders, trust issues, clingy behavior, underachievement, and substance abuse.

5 Ways To Show Emotional Support For Someone In Pain

It can be hard to watch a friend or relative experience pain. Maybe they had a messy breakup or a scary operation. Or perhaps they lost their job or made a mistake. Regardless of the situation, being their rock will help them bounce back. Here are five ways you can[.....]

Can Music Therapy Help Children With Emotional Problems?

Music therapy is a clinical intervention by a trained professional that can support the emotional, psychological, cognitive, social, and communicative needs of people. It especially works for children because it’s non-threatening and playful, promotes trust, and doesn’t need verbal skills. In the brain, music can bypass the parts involved in planning and language and go right to the limbic system which is associated with emotions. It is also thought to stimulate the functioning of the right-brain which is involved with feelings, particularly sadness. Music therapy can help children manage difficult emotions, communicate better, and improve behavioral and social problems.

Anahata Chakra/ Heart Chakra: The Love Chakra

Anahata/ Heart chakra embodies the infinite spirit of love. Even though the one who has opened the heart chakra experiences bliss, this will only be fleeting and transient. The lesson of this chakra is to grow above dependency and worldly attachment, to learn that it's time to leave and pursue higher goals once your duties to the material world is complete.