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The Complete Guide to Gaslighting: The meaning, Its Effects, and Examples

Gaslighting is a form of emotional abuse that seeks to tear away the victim’s trust in themselves and their surroundings. It usually begins subtly, with gaslighters telling blatant lies about you or others. Still, it can escalate to gaslighters trying to convince victims that they’re going insane and making up things. Gaslighting examples are found throughout the whole world–look for them and try not to be gaslighted! How do gaslighters operate? Emotional abusers might do this because they are angry […]

Misery Loves Company: The Meaning, Causes, and examples

Introduction to misery loves company This phrase is often used when someone is in a bad situation, but they find misery even more enjoyable when other people share it with them. When misery loves company, one person’s misery becomes much more tolerable and even enjoyable because there’s somebody else around to suffer alongside them. The misery can be caused by many different things such as loneliness, isolation, or just feeling very low on self-esteem. This article will explore the meaning […]

World Diabetes Day: Why it matters

World Diabetes Day is a global health initiative to increase awareness about diabetes. It is a day that brings the world’s attention to diabetes and how it affects people’s lives. Diabetes can have a huge impact on a person’s mental and physical health, but sometimes, people find out they have developed diabetes later in life. In other cases, there are complications from diabetes that lead to debilitating medical conditions such as blindness or heart disease. The World Health Organization estimates […]

Body Mass Index: is it a good Go-To Measurement?

Body mass index measures body fat based on height and weight that applies to both adult men and women. A person’s BMI can be determined by dividing their weight in kilograms by the square of their height in meters (kg/m2). The WHO considers a person with a BMI less than 18.5 or above 25 to be underweight or overweight, respectively; someone with 18.5-24.9 to be healthy; and 25- 29.9 to be obese. What is Body Mass Index Body Mass Index […]

Pro Choice and Pro Life: Equip yourself for the next fight

The pro-choice vs. pro-life debate has been going on for decades and will likely continue to live on indefinitely. There are many aspects of this discussion that cannot be ignored if the conversation is balanced. This article discusses some of those aspects, highlighting the differences and common knowledge about the subject. A Balanced look at pro life and pro choice To be balanced, we must consider all views and opinions to conclude which sentiment is more beneficial overall. Not doing […]

National Acne Positivity Day: Celebrating self love

A few years ago, national acne positivity day was created to celebrate acne people and raise acne awareness. The movement has accomplished so much since its creation in 2013, including reducing the stigma surrounding acne. This article will discuss acne positivity day, how the campaign started, and how you can be beautiful with acne! Acne is a skin condition that is caused by several different factors. Acne can form on both oily and normal skin, but it’s more common in […]

Trauma Bonding and Toxic Relationships: No Pain, No Gain

Introduction to Trauma Bonding Trauma bonding is an interesting term that can be defined in many ways. One definition of trauma bonding is the strong emotional ties, usually negative, between two people who have experienced something difficult or painful together. It’s not uncommon to hear phrases such as “no pain no gain” when talking about trauma bonds. We will explore this idea and what it means for trauma bonds with our dualistic approach to trauma bonding- exploring both the good […]

World Autism Awareness Day: 5 things you should know

April 2nd, 2021, is World Autism Day. Autism Awareness day has been observed on April 2nd every year since 2007. This autism awareness campaign was started by the autism society of America and is now observed in over 60 countries annually. The goal of autism awareness day is to raise public understanding about autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and its effects on those who have it and their loved ones. It also seeks to increase acceptance and inclusion for people with […]

The ABCs of Personal Hygiene: How to avoid poor hygiene

If personal hygiene is a topic you would rather not think about, it might be time to change your mind. Poor personal hygiene can lead to all sorts of problems, from acne and body odor to depression and even serious illness. In this blog post, we will talk about the ABCs of personal hygiene: getting clean on the outside and inside. Personal hygiene is the practice of keeping oneself clean. It can include several different activities, from washing one’s hands […]

How Self-Sabotage Wrecks Your Goals: 10 examples and tips to stop

Self-sabotage is a phenomenon that has been seen in various domains. Self-sabotage is where an individual prevents themself from exerting efforts to accomplish their goals. The way this self-limiting behavior manifests itself varies from person to person and depends on the goal’s nature. Self-sabotaging behavior can take many forms It most commonly manifests as giving up too soon or putting forth just enough effort to make sure that one does not achieve their goal. The force behind this is believed […]