Older Child Syndrome

While many of us might view this as an inside joke designed to tease our middle sibling, the Middle Child Syndrome does exist. I was surprised myself when several years ago I first came across that term. Before the discovery, I assumed that it only had to do with a person’s behavior. However, upon closer observation, […]

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Imposter Syndrome

Coined in 1978 by clinical psychologists Pauline R. Clance and Suzanne A. Imes, imposter syndrome is a concept usually experienced by high-achieving members of society who are unable to internalize their accomplishments and are fearful of being exposed as a “fraud.” I had never heard of imposter syndrome until I came across a blog post by Neil […]

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Which “Color” Are You?

Human beings are like Skittles. Even though we have the same basic structure, each of us contains individuality and particular attraction. Unknowingly, we choose friends and get chosen as friends because of this. It’s interesting to observe the different ways in which people enjoy this delicious snack. Some people divide the colors into groups, others […]

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In One Ear, Out the Other

People who pay heed to the gossipers in their friend groups by and large end up with wrinkled brows and a deep frown. This is because people who make gossip their code of life are never really satisfied; they pick faults from all that is sour as well as sweet. Nicely done or poorly done, nothing […]

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Technology’s Hidden Cost

Technology sucks. It really does. Yes, it saves lives, puts us in contact with people we don’t see often, makes things more efficient, and much more. BUT… Technology has evolved like crazy. Suddenly these mobile phones of ours are consuming our lives. I love a good social media website like any of us, but though […]

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An Escape from Escapism

Escapism. [noun] Defined in the Oxford Dictionary as: “The tendency to seek distraction and relief from unpleasant realities, especially by seeking entertainment and engaging in fantasy.” I am, by definition, an escapist. I leave behind my sorrow and mood. I sink beneath the urge to brood. Run as far as I can from the feelings. […]

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