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Why Do We Reject Rejection?

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Why Do We Reject Rejection?

We all fear rejection - whether it's at work or in our relationships.

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TAG-You're it.

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TAG-You're it.

We are constantly told to be non-judgemental but is it really that easy? We're all quick to pass judgements about ourselves and others. We're constantly tagging ourselves with labels that we consider to be absolute and permanent but are they really? And how limiting are they for us?

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Are Serial Killers Born Or Made?

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Are Serial Killers Born Or Made?

(TW: Mention of abuse and violence.) (This blog is in no way justifying the acts of criminals but simply trying to understand the various reasons that can lead to them.) In 1963, psychiatrist J.M. Macdonald published the triad of sociopathy. It indicates that behaviours of animal cruelty, arson and bed-wetting in childhood can apparently determine whether the child will grow up to be a criminal or a serial killer. Macdonald believed that all three of these signs were a result of physical and/or emotional neglect. Children who were cruel to animals (or set fire) were venting their feelings of aggression...

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Suicide Prevention: Warning Signs and Helplines Across India

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Suicide Prevention: Warning Signs and Helplines Across India

September 10th is world suicide prevention day. This post talks about how you can identify that someone you know might be having thoughts of suicide and the details of helplines across India that can help. If people are aware of the warning signs of suicide, they are more equipped at helping their loved ones or any other individual with suicidal ideating.

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Let's Fail at Fearing Failure

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Let's Fail at Fearing Failure

We’ve all heard phrases like “Failure is the stepping stone to success” which are made to make us feel better about failure and console us, but truly in that moment, sometimes it might feel like the end of the world. It feels like the blood, soul and tears that we put in for a certain task, relationship or event did not count at all. To conclude, on the very first look, failure sucks. It makes us feel a whole lot of things, feeding the hate monster within us. That can get frustrating because failure is inevitable. The worst bit about...

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