Essays · Life & Stuff · Mental Health

Why You Need To Understand Your Emotions (Part Two)

*Part two, see Part One here*   Knowing how to process and cope with emotions It's so natural to say "control your emotions" but there is so much more power in learning to understand, interpret and express emotions instead. Emotions aren't our enemy. They're not some annoying thing to control or hide or defeat. We… Continue reading Why You Need To Understand Your Emotions (Part Two)

Essays · Life & Stuff · Mental Health

Why You Need To Understand Your Emotions (Part One)

*Part One*   What are the main emotions? Let me start off by saying that there are many ideas about this. When I went digging, I expected to find one concrete answer, but no! Many psychologists and philosophers have agonised for centuries over the concept of emotions; which we have and what they mean and… Continue reading Why You Need To Understand Your Emotions (Part One)

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How Family Affects Our Sense of Identity in Adulthood

*Part of the Identity Series* Intro Obviously, we know that our upbringing has a direct effect on who we are. In the Nurture versus Nature argument, I lean more towards Nurture. We are a product of our environment. I am kind because my mother showed me how to be kind. I am resilient because she… Continue reading How Family Affects Our Sense of Identity in Adulthood

Essays · Life & Stuff · Think About It

The Problem With The Millennial Generation

(I'm a millennial! I'm only 23! So what I say is coming from personal opinion, experience, and observations!)   Impatience We think we don't have time. We see everyone else's lives in front of us and want to rush our own lives so that they stack up. Get money and status right now. Marriage and… Continue reading The Problem With The Millennial Generation