What is eldest daughter syndrome and what are its dangers?

Older and younger children grow up in different ways – and their lives are subsequently formed largely in accordance with the habits that they acquired in childhood. Psychologists believe that older daughters “get it” the most. First-born children, of course, come in many forms. One appears in a family when both parents are young and […]

Where to look for self-esteem: a guide from a psychologist

Many people unconsciously judge themselves for every slightest blunder, thereby destroying their emotional balance and self-esteem. A psychologist tells us why the tendency to a permanent sense of guilt and criticism develops. THE INNER CRITIC: WHERE DOES IT COME FROM…. The root cause of self-esteem problems is a childhood surrounded by critical relatives. From a […]

How you doom yourself to eternal loneliness: 10 factors

If you dream of finding your “other half”, but have been alone for many years, it may seem that this is your destiny. However, most likely, the matter is not in fate, but in your actions, outlook on life or psychological attitudes. 1. DEPTH OF YOUR SOUL YOU DON’T WANT A RELATIONSHIP In fact, you […]

How to figure out what makes you happy: 4 simple steps

There doesn’t seem to be much room for joy in adulthood. But is that really the case? Could it be that we just stop realising what it is that brings us pleasure? This article from a CPT therapist will help you figure it out. DOES GROWING UP KILL PLEASURE? Do you remember how easy it […]

Extreme frankness: why some people turn their lives into a TV series

Almost all of us have met someone who is willing to talk about their life with excessive openness. What lies behind the need to open all the doors of private life to others and how can it be fraught for the storyteller? When we see reality TV characters on the screen or read unusually frank […]

Everything has its place: the rules of smart storage

If you’re trying to spruce up your home and the clutter is still there, know that you can get rid of it once and for all. If you think you can’t fit anything in the house – we assure you, there is room. If your kitchen, nursery or cloakroom looks more like a shop room, […]

6 tips for working with your Shadow on your own

Not every aspect of our personality has to be to our liking. Some of them we sometimes want to hide away. Why not to do this and how to make friends with your Shadow? There are a lot of different qualities in every person – positive and not so positive. Sometimes they complement each other, […]

What’s important to remember if you are a narcissist: 5 basic truths

Don’t worry, having narcissistic personality traits doesn’t mean you’re a bad person at all yet. Narcissism has been much talked about in the last few years, and as a result, many people find similar qualities in their character and get frustrated. You bet – narcissists are usually portrayed as selfish, narcissistic, callous, convinced of their […]

If you’ve been rejected: 7 tips for getting over it

The fear of being rejected in people with insecure attachment styles can be really strong. But it’s one thing to worry about the future, and quite another to experience a real breakup with a loved one that didn’t happen on your own initiative. Rejection is part of our lives. Michelle Maidenberg, an adjunct professor in […]