The path to Self-actualisation: Your highest human need
“There is now emerging over the horizon a new conception of human sickness and of human health, a psychology that I find so thrilling and so full of wonderful possibilities." –Abraham Maslow, Toward a Psychology of Being Self-actualization has various interpretations depending on the theorist’s definition you choose to
Why does heartbreak hurt?
Rejection leads us to change views and opinions about ourselves. You become self-critical evaluating yourself negatively leading to the feeling of inadequacy. Breakups often lead to reduced self-concept. You begin to doubt the level of trust, care, and love accorded by your partner.
The dark side of social media: If something is free, then you are the product!
A study by the University of Pennsylvania shows that using social media platforms makes you feel lonelier and damages your wellbeing. Ironically the technology made to make you feel connected to others by hours and hours of online engaging makes you feel isolated and lonely.