The Psychology of Dreams: Common Themes, Theories and More

The Psychology of Dreams: Common Themes, Theories and More

It’s a question we’ve all asked ourselves at some point: “What does my dream mean?” As a journalism/psychology major, I was always fascinated by dreaming and “The Psychology of Dreams” turned out to be my favorite class in college. I wondered: do our dreams reveal hidden truths in our subconscious mind? Can we analyze our [...]

This Common Mistake is Holding You Back From Reaching Your Full Potential

This Common Mistake is Holding You Back From Reaching Your Full Potential

If you’re a natural giver, then you have probably fallen into the trap of over-giving at some point. Always aiming to please, you put the needs of others ahead of yourself – often at the expense of your personal growth and well-being. While generosity is a noble quality, there is a fine line between being [...]

Why It’s Important to Set Boundaries (and How to Stick to Them)

Why It’s Important to Set Boundaries (and How to Stick to Them)

For many years, I was a people pleaser. I always said “yes” to avoid disappointing or upsetting others, agreed with opinions I didn’t believe and pretended everything was okay when it wasn’t. At the time I thought I was being nice and understanding, when in reality I was being a doormat. I should have spoken [...]