Gaslighting is the intention to manipulate someone to corroborate with a perspective, thereby denying their perception of reality, memories or sanity
Why We ‘Other’?
To ‘other’ another person or group of people is to highlight and acknowledge differences. We can ‘other’ based on a person or group’s identity or ideology, such as skin colour, sexual orientation, religion, political views, etc.
Choosing Safe People
Safe people meet us with equity, acceptance, compassion, and empathy. They are willing to grow and learn from their shortcomings and mistakes. There are many pleasant people in this world, but just because people are nice, well-meaning
Why Are Many of Us Prone to Pessimism?
Pessimism is the tendency towards negative thinking and to focus on negative outcomes. When we are pessimistic we are inclined to see the detrimental aspect of a situation, a person, or an event.
Toxic Masculinity & Toxic Femininity: Finding the Balance
The concepts of Toxic Masculinity and Toxic Feminity are the stereotypical gendered norms, such as “boys will be boys,” “real men don’t cry,” “men don’t discuss their feelings,” “women should be polite and passive,” or “a women’s desirability is based on youth and external appearance.”