Bullying Among Siblings Increases The Risk Of Psychotic Disorders

A fair amount of rivalry is common among siblings, especially in their childhood and adolescence. However, if one sibling is constantly bullied by the other, then things could take an ugly turn. According to a new study published in Psychological Medicine journal, being victimized during formative years by an older sibling could lead to the development of psychotic disorders. It...

Letting Kids Taste Alcohol May Promote Early Addiction

Children are keen observers. Most of the time, they are curiously watching how adults behave. The way their family members smell, taste and consume alcoholic beverages can also leave a lasting impression in their young minds. Although in Europe, giving children ounces of beverages like wine during meals is common, it’s a highly controversial subject in the USA. A recent...

Six Ways To Find Peace In Loneliness

We live in a constant need for change. Moving from one side to another, shifting from left to right, scrambling between what is right and wrong, and this has brought nothing but brief, momentary joy. For instance, after sitting for a long time cross-legged, we feel great relief when we unfold our legs. But the relief is momentary and...

4 Simple Hacks To Flip Negative Thinking Into Positive Thoughts

The persistent voices in our heads are a byproduct of years of thinking negatively. If we constantly focus on the negative, then your brain rewires itself to be negative. According to a survey, people say around 25 negative things to themselves in a span of three hours. So, on an average, we say one bad thing to ourselves every...

5 Differences Between A Soulmate And A Life Partner

The definitions of a “soulmate” and a “life partner” are often seen as the same thing, but this is mostly a misconception. A soulmate is essentially anyone who comes into your life to help you learn something, to teach, motivate, enrich, and help you grow to a higher state of thought, being, and consciousness. Life partners are those who grow with...

People Who Laugh At Themselves May Be Happier Than The Rest

"When you can laugh at yourself, no one can ever make a fool of you- Joan Rivers" The words of the versatile comic and entertainer Joan Rivers sums up the importance of self-deprecating humor. Many consider themselves their worst critics and can be too hard on themselves at times. However, researchers are of the view that those who are often...

7 Buddhism Teachings That Can Lead To A More Balanced Life

Buddhism has attracted people from various cultures since ancient times mainly because it offers a practical philosophy for living rather than giving diktats to people. The simple truths highlighted by the Buddha hold true and have a universal appeal even after two thousand years. You don’t have to give up your religion or beliefs to incorporate a more Buddhist...

5 Things You Should Never Say To Someone Suffering From Depression

Depression is a serious medical condition that shouldn’t be taken lightly at any point of time or for any reason. Unfortunately, many people don’t realize the seriousness of it and decide to advise the person suffering from it. This is when all hell breaks loose because what they say, though it may come from a place of concern, might...

10 Effective Tips To Prevent Burnout

When you burnout at work or elsewhere, you feel diminished—like a part of yourself has gone into hiding. Many resources are vital for our everyday activities and well-being, from personal qualities like skills, emotional stability, and good health to supportive relationships with colleagues, autonomy and control at work, constructive feedback, having a say in matters that affect us, and...

8 Differences Between Genuine And Fake People

Have you ever come across someone who is always nice to you on your face, but complains about you to other people behind your back? Is it intimidating for you to talk to certain people at work who are nice to only those who are superior to them in position? Do you have a hard time figuring out who’s...

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