Self-Defeating Behavior – Why do we choose to suffer?

Self-Defeating Behavior – Why do we choose to suffer?

Behavioural Psychology
Behavior of a person can influence their self-esteem, and it can bind that person into a vicious cycle of self-doubts. Similarly, the Behavior can help a person to feel more liberated, confident, and happier. The last post from LKKG platform was about ‘’Self-Destructive behavior’’. So now it is entirely appropriate to talk about ‘’Self-Defeating behavior’’. Sometimes people get puzzled between these two behavioral conditions, and it is relatively normal. Self-Defeat and Self-Destructiveness are two nearly similar or interrelated human behaviors. Today’s post will be an in-depth analysis of the behavioral issues that cause a self-defeating attitude. If you have any confusions regarding Self-Destructive Behavior then please check the last week’s post by LKKG. Are you prone to Self-defeating Behavior? Ask these questions to yourself or witness the symptoms of self-defeat…
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Self Destructive Behavior – Are we really hurting ourselves?

Self Destructive Behavior – Are we really hurting ourselves?

Behavioural Psychology
Let’s learn about self-destructive behavior! Warning: This article will discuss the self-destructive behavior. If you are the one who is prone to self-destructive behavior, then please avoid reading it. The content may be triggering for you. Can you imagine someone would wish to harm their self? Do you know a person who doesn’t want to be happy and have no desire to seek pleasure and happiness? Why are specific individuals prone to take risks? Aren’t these questions looking weird to you? But if you see someone with traits of sabotaging their self are often deeply troubled by self-destructive behavior. Self-destructiveness is the universal part of human experience, and people are ‘’hardwired’’ for the survival and protection of their selves. A few years back, it has been discovered that there is…
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Disorganized Attachment Style – What type of attachment is it?

Disorganized Attachment Style – What type of attachment is it?

Behavioural Psychology
Do you remember your childhood memories? Love, cheers, laughter, care, and attention; mostly, these are the words we use to explain or childhood. But, unfortunately, not everyone grows in a loving home under the supervision of caring and loving parents or caretakers. It is incredibly difficult to come out of childhood trauma of abusive behaviors, but only love and compassion can help to heal the childhood wounds. An adequate bonding that initially develops out of a search for care, safety, and well being is called attachment. Various attachment styles of infants construct the layout of attachment types in adults. When a child is in danger, he naturally looks to their guardians or parents in search of a safe place. The children who are abused not feel comfortable even when they…
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Flooding Psychology: Best technique for phobia treatment

Flooding Psychology: Best technique for phobia treatment

Behavioural Psychology
Flooding Psychology! What is it? ‘’To live in a world full of fears is not living, it is survival.’’ Are you suffering from ‘’Arachnophobia’’ (fear of spiders) or ‘’Entomophobia’’ (fear of insects)? Have you observed someone with ‘’Ophidiophobia’’ (fear of snakes), ‘’Acrophobia’’ (fear of height), or ‘’Hemophobia’’ (fear of blood)? All these phobias are invasive and debilitating psychological impairments, and to deal with these issues. Extreme behavioral therapy is used that is called ‘’Flooding’’. So, today’s post is all about ‘Flooding Psychology’, management of Phobia, and flooding behavior therapy. Definition of Phobia: ‘’Phobia is a kind of unreasoning fear to some non-dangerous situations or things. These non-dangerous things get associated with panic response somehow, that is associated with mortal danger.’’ Why is it important to manage Phobia? Fear is something very…
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How to deal with mental health crisis – COVID 19?

How to deal with mental health crisis – COVID 19?

Behavioural Psychology
‘’As much as we want to plan our life, it has its own way to surprise us with unexpected things that transform our lives completely in a different way.’’ A great mental health crisis has been initiated. The COVID-19 or novel corona-virus has quickly wrapped the world in its heyday. It has changed our daily routine and the way we interact with each other. Cities are shutdown. There are no social, economic, or business activities at all, and people are engaged in social distancing. Mental Health Crisis: Today we can summarize the bewildering reality for millions of people in these four words: IsolatedUnemployedAfraidAnxious All these factors are promoting ‘’Mental Health Crisis’’. People are wondering how they would pay their rent, bills, and insurance in case of wide spreading unemployment, others…
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Stress and Anxiety: How do you know you are under chronic stress?

Stress and Anxiety: How do you know you are under chronic stress?

Behavioural Psychology
Stress and anxiety hits everyone. One could be under stress about the lost job and other could be stressed about the heavy workload in office. Our reasons for stress are different, but stress has a universal recipe. The ingredients you need for stress are N.U.T.S.: Novelty: an unexpected or not experienced before the situation Unpredictability: something you never expect it would happen The threat to the ego: when your identity, capabilities, or competence called into questions Sense of Control: when situations simply get out of control And Stress is ready to serve everyone. Understand stress: Stress is the term basically borrowed from Physics. In terms of Physics, a force that produces strain on a physical body is called stress. In biological terms, stress is a non-specific strain on the body…
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Borderline Personality Disorder – Some major BPD Behaviors

Borderline Personality Disorder – Some major BPD Behaviors

Behavioural Psychology
When everything feels unstable from your mood to your relationships and from thoughts to actions; even your identity and frequent change in likes and dislikes occurs without any solid reason - be realistic and try to understand your condition. Being on a roller-coaster ride of unstable emotions, confusion about your self-image, goals, and wavering sense of identity displays a very severe mental state commonly known as Borderline Personality Disorder or BPD. In this blog post from LKKG, we are discussing BPD, its symptoms, test, and treatment. What is Borderline Personality Disorder? Medically, BPD is defined as a severe mental illness characterized by inescapable instability in IQ, behavior, moods, self-image, and interpersonal relationships. This unstable state of mind disrupts a person's personal life, long term planning, professional experience, and their sense…
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Broken Heart Syndrome – Is It Real?

Broken Heart Syndrome – Is It Real?

Behavioural Psychology
‘’Mama Can you die from a broken heart?’’ A heart touching song with so many sentiments of pain and sorrow by Maddie and Tae is the base of today’s article. Have you ever thought what is broken heart syndrome and can people actually die from it? Let’s start discussing it but there is no such need of being broken-hearted here. What is a broken heart? Have you ever heard from somewhere or saw in the news or a movie: Paramours married for decades die within a few days of each other. Do you know it is called ‘’Broken heart syndrome’’, and it’s real? Being a part of a loved one or losing them is painful and emotionally devastating. It’s not common but sometimes an overwhelming sad situation affects physical health…
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Emotional Intelligence – What is it? How to use it in the best possible way?

Emotional Intelligence – What is it? How to use it in the best possible way?

Behavioural Psychology
It is rightly said about emotional intelligence that: ‘’Feeling so very deeply, is a blessing and a curse too.’’ Maybe you think emotions have nothing to do with intelligence. If yes then rethink it. Because when intelligence combines with emotions, you can see magic. Emotions drive our behaviors and impact people around us positively as well as negatively. Identification and management of these emotions is the real art of life. It is a way to learn the secrets of this amazing art. What is Emotional Intelligence? Peter Savoy & John Mayer created the term emotional intelligence and you can also term it as EI or EQ.  Emotional Intelligence is defined as: The recognition, understanding, and management of own emotions and the emotions of others is called EI or EQ. It…
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Phone Anxiety – Do you need to worry about it?

Phone Anxiety – Do you need to worry about it?

Behavioural Psychology
If you feel extremely conscious before and after a call, delay making phone calls, and get worried about what you will say on call you might be suffering from phone anxiety. Anxiety is a universal emotion and all of us can relate to it. Phone anxiety is not typically phone phobia and the individuals are not scared of phones. The point to get afraid of is the judgments when they are on a phone call. Phone anxiety/phobia is also an aspect of social anxiety. In this session of discussion, we will understand the actual issue of phone anxiety, its stages, the issues related to it and lastly about the treatments of phone anxiety. What in actual phone phobia is? Why just talking on the phone can give anyone unbearable feeling…
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