Men and women have different life experiences. Although common gender dichotomies are much more a reflection of social programming than biological nature, they exist in many aspects of life. One clear example is the differential experiences men and women have with respect to people-pleasing. But regardless of whether you’re a man or a woman, you’re… Continue reading Are Women Pressured into Unhealthy People-Pleasing?
What are the origins of anger? Rage. Fury. Wrath. Simmering, seething, exploding with anger. Simply seeing language associated with anger evokes an emotional response, and alludes to something building below the surface, forging an avenue of escape. In our society, people are taught to hold in and deny the very existence of anger, rather than… Continue reading What Are The Origins of #Anger
How to deal with anger Camaraderie and Joint Commitment If you are angry and need to vent, there is always a willing audience to watch, listen and probably join you. There is a certain energy that is emitted from like-minded people who are angry. It is slightly electrified and empowering. There is camaraderie and a… Continue reading Mob Mentality and #Anger #Issues
Self-Destruction and the Trap of People Pleasing Helping others feels undeniably good. The positive vibes we get from helping rewards our sense of purpose and meaning. It is understandable that the secondary gain we get from helping (identity rewards) would also be a compelling motivator for selfless behavior. We all know someone who takes this… Continue reading #PeoplePleasing and #SelfDestruction
No matter what the occasion, we turn to music. It is the backdrop for our lives for everything from weddings, graduations and funerals to birthday parties and bar mitzvahs. We listen to it, create it, and often we crave it. Why is music so compelling? There is a magical quality to it that transports us;… Continue reading The Effect of #Music on The #Mind