By: Bridget N. Watts
Everyone likes to feel good about themselves. Therefore most people strive to maintain positive ideas about who they are, what they enjoy doing, how they appear to others, what they stand for and what they look like. In more psychological terms this means that people...
By: Susan Quilty
Keraunophobia is the fear of thunder and lightning. However, as with any phobia, this does not refer to simple fear or uneasiness during a thunderstorm. Phobias are extreme and irrational fears. Sufferers of phobias often understand that there is no logical reason for their fear...
By: April Hamlin
As a parent, knowing that your teenager is depressed can be a frightening experience and trying to help them can be equally frustrating. Adolescence is characterized by turbulence, especially in today's society. Hormones, bodily changes, relationships with friends, romantic relationships, and struggling towards independence all...
By: Trixze Smith
The Great Pyramid covered an area equivalent to seven city blocks. At 482 feet tall, it was the highest structure until the 19th century. It consists of over 2 million blocks, each weighing about 3 tons. The entire site was completed within the 23-year reign...
By: Steven Jordan - 412837
A smile with a thousand i love yous:There are times in each person's life when they will have to give up on something they really want, and this is mine, not just something i want, but something i feel i don't know how to live...
By: Bridget N. Watts
I can still remember all the things the other kids shouted at me on the playground. I can recall vividly several incidents in which what someone said to me made me feel like I was less than worthless. I hate the expression about sticks and...
By: Tarot
Self-hypnosisSelf hypnosis, or auto-hypnosis, is a method by which a direct path of communication can be established between the conscious and unconscious minds. That path can be used to reprogram the unconscious mind so as to conquer bad habits, learn faster, master skills quicker, and...
By: Laura Leigh Fields
I once heard a cute little joke about change. "How many psychiatrists does it take to change a light bulb?" "None, the light bulb has to be willing to change itself." In theory, a light bulb can not change itself but in actuality...
By: Mary Tyrer
Inequality in society is rife and affects every race, religion and social class. Society has compartmentalized who and what is expected from a person, establishment,etc. Understanding this idea should help put many occurrences that happen in the world today in perspective. However, acceptance is...
By: Laura Leigh Fields
Working with the public for most of my adult life has ruined me. I want to believe that there is good in all people but after my experiences, it is hard to feel that way. The public can be cruel. People seem to nit-pick about...

 

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