With the matric exams coming up soon (SA), we decided to repost this article which we feel will help many youngsters if not their parents out there to assist in making a career choice, #hint If it's possible! One of the most important decisions anyone would need to make is their career choice. Many people … Continue reading An in-depth look at the psychology of Career Choices
Each and every one of us has challenges in life. We shall call it abnormalities. Wikipedia defines it as "an abnormal feature, characteristic, or occurrence." Now, this can refer to any of our situations, traits or up to the people and their personalities that we have to deal with. Living with abnormalities (Be it physical, … Continue reading The Abnormalities of life itself
Living with a terminal illness can be frightening, especially not knowing whether your condition will deteriorate or get any better. But there are some advantages, if I may call it that, starting off with the outlook on life. Living with a terminal illness immediately teaches you to value and appreciate life much more than before … Continue reading 10 Tips to deal with or accept a terminal illness. (For victims and loved ones)
One thing I have noticed as terminal ill or living a lifestyle that does not fit into the so-called "normal" norms of life, is that people will assume their words are harmless but in fact, it is the total opposite. When it comes to illnesses, many people joke and find it quite humorous. As the … Continue reading Dealing with uneducated remarks.
So as we take a break from the weekly posts, I have asked my sister in law to give me a topic for today. She has chosen: The Analogy of a 360 degree life. So it was first compared to a Ferris Wheel, where no matter which position you start at you will always end … Continue reading The 360 Degree Life
Sociologist Robert K. Merton, the name you should remember next time you use the term "role model". Many of you either are or have a role model in your life. A role model is someone that has qualities that you wish to someday have and the psychology behind a role model is that you wish … Continue reading Benefits of having a Role Model
Why do people blame their actions on simple, yet irrelevant excuses. There is a difference between coping with a problem/problems and telling the entire world so they may feel sorry for you. Coping isn’t what you call feeling sorry for yourself. Making up sad stories so people may feel sorry for you, and coping is … Continue reading #EverythingHappensForAReason
Do you sometimes wake up in the morning, hoping that your day ahead will be filled with positive energy and no disappointment? Well I am here to tell you that you are wrong. As you expect, as soon as something does not meet your expectation you then get disappointed. So how do you prevent that? … Continue reading Expectation is the root of all disappointment
Social and ethical anxiety is a great issue in our society today. With the rise of social media, people are constantly comparing themselves to that of a fair skinned, model material girl and the rich and successful business owner. I just have on thing to say. "Intimidation at it's best". The youth has fallen victim … Continue reading Dealing with Social Anxiety.
Friends and Family are by far one of the hardest choices to make when actually choosing who you associate yourself with. I experienced family dissapointment and friend dissapointment. What do I mean by that? Sometime's the person you think the person that would always have your back, in actual fact doesn't. This is where I … Continue reading Friends, Family or Neither?