Do you say yes to everyone’s requests? Are you afraid of conflicts or bothering other people? Do you crave for compliments and hate criticisms? Do you have a habit of saying sorry and tend to over-explain your mistakes? Are you a people pleaser? Everyone of us... read more
Does saying no to others make you feel guilty? Do you say yes when you don’t mean it? Or do you find yourself saying maybe all the time just to avoid rejecting someone? Both yes and maybe are bad answers if you meant no. In the past, I wasn’t very good at... read more
Having personal boundaries isn’t selfish. It’s an act of self-love. In fact, it might be the key to healthy relationships with yourself and others. Especially now with technology, we are almost boundless. People could reach us almost instantaneously. When... read more
What are the first few words that comes to your mind when you think of depression? Pain and suffering? A sign of weakness? Emotional instability? Wanting to die? Most of our reactions towards depression are negative. We think that depression is a choice – people... read more
When I was a young introvert and had low self-esteem, I tried to shut people out to protect myself. I knew very early on in life that I am very empathetic and sensitive in nature. But I was afraid that other people might abuse my kind nature, so I kept to myself most... read more
Two weeks ago, I went for a job interview and I was asked this question “What is your biggest challenge being an introvert and how did you overcome it?” It was a really interesting question. I had never asked myself this before. And being an introvert, my... read more
Not Doing What You Love?
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