Mental health resources

Frequent Feelings of Nihilism (5 Coping Tips)

If you have been experiencing feelings of hopelessness and dejection accompanied by nihilistic thoughts of meaningless, it is perhaps time for you to explore the root cause of the thoughts that come with these feelings and dig deeper into what constitutes a meaningful life. In...

Mental health resources

How can I chat with strangers about my mental health? 

There are many forums and services where you can chat with strangers about your mental health. Some of them include Better Help, Online therapy, Bliss, Him and Hers, Post-Partum support international, and your National Mental health call services.  The internet has become a necessity in...

Depression

My depressed boyfriend is pushing me away (7 Tips)

If your current partner is dealing with depression and is pushing you away, there are a few things you can do to help yourself, your partner, and the relationship. Some of these things include: Educating yourself Being mindful of your thoughts and feelingsCommunicatingRespecting boundariesTalking to someone...

Personality disorder

Am I codependent or narcissistic quiz

The current blogspot will be based on the question “am i codependent or narcissistic quiz?”. We will form a quiz based on likert scale rating format including various aspects of personality of a person with narcissism and codependency.  What is an am I codependent or...

Anxiety

Anxiety Treatment (A 3 point guide)

The current blogspot will focus on the question “what is anxiety treatment?”. We will learn the various treatment options available to treat anxiety. We will also discuss each treatment option in detail?”.  What is anxiety treatment? As the name suggests anxiety treatment refers to the...

Mental health resources

Advantages of open-ended questions in qualitative research

The current blogspot will be based on the question “what are the advantages  and disadvantages of open ended and close ended questions?”. We will learn the various advantages of using open ended questions in research. We will also discuss in detail the disadvantages of using...

ADHD

ADHD activities (The top 5)

The current blogspot was based on the question “what are adhd activities?”. We will enlist the various activities that are used with individuals suffering from adhd. We will also discuss and elaborate each activity in detail. What are adhd activities? ADHD activities are the activities...

Mental health resources

Benefits of Asking Open-Ended Questions in the Classroom

There are two types of questions: open ended questions and closed ended questions. The former allows us to collect more information and details while the latter is used for short, precise answers.  Open ended questions often have subjective answers so there is never just one...

Personality disorder

5 Ways Narcissists Play the Victim

Hey Optimist Minds! If you’ve spent enough time with a narcissist, you must have seen them playing the victim card ever so often. Perhaps they used it to obligate you into doing things you didn’t want to. Or they accused you of something to deflect...

Personality disorder

5 Differences Between a Psychopath & a Narcissist

Hey Optimist Minds! Have you ever wondered what the difference between a psychopath and a narcissist is? Both words are used for the kind of people you don’t want to get involved with. They seem dangerous to your physical safety and your mental health. But...

Personality disorder

15 Things a Narcissist Says

Hey Optimist Minds! Are you wondering whether someone around you is a narcissist? Is this person incredibly self-absorbed, entitled, and abusive?  When you’re dealing with narcissistic abuse, it always helps to understand the psychology of the situation. The label “narcissism” allows you to grasp what’s...

Personality disorder

7 Characteristics of a Narcissist’s Lies

Hey, Optimist Minds! If you’ve ever been around a narcissist, you’ve probably seen them lying through their teeth. Narcissists often say things that are untrue and don’t feel any remorse.  A 2018 research paper established a correlation between narcissism and reports of lying. Several other...