How Often Do You Try to SAVE others?

Unhealthy caretaking, can sometimes be categorized as what I call, “saviour energy”. To be a saviour is to take responsibility for others while neglecting responsibility for ourselves. If we feel overly responsible for others feelings, thoughts, choices, problems, comfort, and destiny, we may be unhealthy caretakers. We may buy into...

What Is Your Personality Profile? Find Out Here.

Interesting Fact: A healthy personality profile is positively related to the grandiosity aspect of narcissism and two aspects of psychopathy: boldness and stress immunity. These findings emphasizes the need to look at the total picture of a person's personality before assessing psychopathy, as some particular aspects of psychopathy in isolation...

A Link Between Emotional Regulation & Working Memory

Successful emotion regulation relies on cognitive control. Working memory is a system for temporarily storing and managing the information required to carry out complex cognitive tasks such as learning, reasoning, and comprehension. Memory span is the number of items, usually words or numbers, that a person can hold onto and...

Suffering and Sadness: Necessary Ingredients for Joy

"The Other Side of Happiness: Embracing a More Fearless Approach to Living", a book written by Bastian, suggests that suffering and sadness are necessary ingredients for happiness. He notes that “the most thrilling moments in our lives are often balanced on a knife edge between pleasure and pain". Our addiction...