The Quiet Pandemic of Loneliness During Covid-19 Loneliness is a miserable state of mind whether we are in a global pandemic or it’s just another Tuesday night alone with Netflix. For people who are single during Covid-19, the loneliness and isolation may seem even more acute. With social distancing practices being recommended to avoid transmission… Read More The Quiet Pandemic of Loneliness During Covid-19
Men and women have different life experiences. Although common gender dichotomies are much more a reflection of social programming than biological nature, they exist in many aspects of life. One clear example is the differential experiences men and women have with respect to people-pleasing. But regardless of whether you’re a man or a woman, you’re… Read More Are Women Pressured into Unhealthy People-Pleasing?
What are the origins of anger? Rage. Fury. Wrath. Simmering, seething, exploding with anger. Simply seeing language associated with it evokes an emotional response, and alludes to something building below the surface, forging an avenue of escape. In our society, people are taught to hold in and deny the very existence of anger, rather than… Read More The Origins of Anger
Mob Mentality and Anger Issues Camaraderie and Joint Commitment If you are angry and need to vent, there is always a willing audience to watch, listen and probably join you. There is a certain energy that is emitted from like-minded people who are angry. It is slightly electrified and empowering. There is camaraderie and a… Read More Mob Mentality and Anger Issues
Self-Destruction and the Trap of People Pleasing Helping others feels undeniably good. The positive vibes we get from helping rewards our sense of purpose and meaning. It is understandable that the secondary gain we get from helping (identity rewards) would also be a compelling motivator for selfless behavior. We all know someone who takes this… Read More People Pleasing and Self-Destruction