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Are My Expectations Too High? The Impact Of Unrealistic Expectations In Relationships And Life

Have you ever found yourself questioning whether your expectations in love and life might be soaring a tad too high? It’s a dilemma many grapple with, fostering discontentment and strain in relationships. This blog ventures into the realm of expectations, offering insights on recognising when they become unrealistic and how adjusting them can transform your interactions and well-being. Read on to navigate towards more fulfilling […]

Why Am I So Sensitive? Understanding The Highly Sensitive Personality

Do you often find yourself overwhelmed by emotions more intensely than those around you? You’re not alone, as up to 30% of the population may be highly sensitive people (HSPs). This post delves into the world of high sensitivity, providing insights and strategies to embrace this personality trait while maintaining emotional balance. Keep reading to uncover a deeper understanding of […]

Embracing the Philosophy of One Day at a Time

Life can often feel chaotic and overwhelming, leaving us gasping for breath. Did you know there is a way to navigate these turbulent moments by adopting the approach of living ‘one day at a time’? In this blog post, we’ll explore how focusing on the present moment can help reduce stress, increase resilience and lead to greater happiness. Ready to journey towards […]

The Wheel of Emotions: Unlocking the Key to Self-Understanding and Emotional Intelligence

Introduction Ever found yourself struggling to accurately articulate what you’re feeling? Navigating the maze of human emotions can be tricky. Enter the Wheel of Emotions, a valuable tool crafted by psychologist Robert Plutchik to help us identify and express our feelings more effectively. This article demystifies this psychological instrument, guiding you step-by-step on how to use it for enhanced emotional intelligence […]

Know Yourself: The Foundation of Personal Development

Self-awareness is the key to personal development. Without it, you will never know what areas of your life need improvement. You may be stuck in a job you hate or in a relationship that no longer serves you. You may not even know why you feel unhappy or unfulfilled. If you want to start making […]

Premeditatio Malorum: The Importance of Negative Visualization

Many people will tell you that positive thinking is the optimum way to get yourself through the downturns of life. While it is useful to try and have a hopeful attitude, refusing to acknowledge negative experiences and difficult times for what they are actually has the potential to worsen your struggles. Premeditatio Malorum is a […]

Demystifying spiritual awakening

Here at MindOwl, we are determined to present meditation and mindfulness as dogma-free, non-esoteric practises that anyone can participate in; when it comes to discussions surrounding spiritual awakening that intention becomes pretty difficult to maintain. You may have heard the term ‘spiritual awakening’ used before when discussing the practice of meditation. It is often used […]

Nobody understands me: What should I do?

“Nobody understands me” Have you ever thought this to yourself? If you feel like no one understands you, then you’re not alone. It’s actually quite common for humans to be misunderstood. After all, other people don’t have access to your thoughts, so they’re never going the see the world exactly as you see it. Also, […]

Self-esteem vs self-acceptance: Which is more important?

When it comes to discussing mental health, self-esteem and self-acceptance are important topics.  But what’s the difference between self-esteem and self-acceptance? Self-esteem is a measure of how we think we compare to others. But, because others can change, so too can our self-esteem. Self-acceptance, on the other hand, is timeless and enduring. It is achieved […]

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