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Burnout Symptoms: Here is what you need to know

Burnout Symptoms: Here is what you need to know

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Are you turning cynical? Can't sleep properly? Feeling useless, depressed, and suffering from frequent headaches? Having pain in your gut and trying to comfort yourself with some drugs, smoking, or alcohol? All these can be the signs of burnout that can cause several physiological and psychological issues. Burnout is all about showing signs of physical, mental, and emotional exhaustion that is due to the stress related to workplace and job of a person. Job or workplace stressors can affect our lives in many ways, and these work burdens and corporate issues significantly impact the overall quality of our lives. Today’s post of LKKG is mainly dedicated to teachers and physicians who are few of those professionals who most commonly experience stress related to their work. Their job demands and work…
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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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Maslow’s hierarchy of needs Theory – Role of Motivation

Maslow’s hierarchy of needs Theory – Role of Motivation

Business Psychology
Motive starts an internal process inside every individual to make an action. It is an impulse that causes us to set, act, and attain the objectives of our life. Motivation is the crucial element that can be inferred by observing the behaviors of an individual. This article is all about motivation and Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. Before moving towards Maslow’s theory and Maslow’s hierarchy of needs theory it is important to understand what motivation is the types of motivation, and the components of motivation. This theory is still applicable in the corporate sector. After discussing all these points we will discuss Maslow’s theory of motivation, some of its examples, and about the implementations and what kind of benefits we get out of this theory. What is Motivation? You can understand…
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How does evolution explain our behavior?

How does evolution explain our behavior?

Evolutionary Progress
All species are related to each other. Over the time, they have evolved. This is the main idea on which the Evolution theory is based. And this theory in turns explain the evolutionary explanation of behavior. In terms of Biology the evolution includes the changes in the characteristics of a species depend upon the process of natural selection and over several generations. Evolutionary theory helps us to understand not only the human body but the human mind also. When evolution emerges with psychology it inquires about diverse approaches: MemeticsHuman behavioral ecologyDual-inheritance theoryEvolutionary psychology Here, it is important to understand what is the law of natural selection before diving into the evolutionary explanation of behavior. Law of Natural Selection: According to Charles Darwin: "Natural populations possess the feature of natural selection.…
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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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