Self Growth

Depressed Mothers: Reasons of Depression and Loneliness

At different points of my life as a mother, I experience bouts of depressive symptoms. There are times when I feel empty, lonely, and unfulfilled despite the fact that life has been good to me and our family. I actually couldn’t ask for more. I also noticed that I didn’t experience these feelings of depression during my teenage and single …

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Lacking in Assertiveness

Several months ago, I have observed that I have inner aggression. It was difficult to admit because it scared me. Howcome? When you talk to me in person, you would find me calm, warm, and friendly. Gee, I`m even aspiring to become a nurturing counselor, and yet I am aggressive. Before, I didn`t bother understanding this newly discovered, or acknowledged …

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Self Growth

Creating My Own Success Yardstick and Remembering It

How do you measure your own success? Success means different to every individual. And by success, I mean the accomplishment of your life goals and dreams. I believe each one of us has their own yardstick to gauge what we have accomplished in our lives. Some uses relationships, some money, some achievements, some titles, some the places they’ve been to. …

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