If you’re a millennial, chances are you spend more time justifying your life choices in a day than people who were born before 1985. You’ve gotten used to your family and friends questioning your job, your housing, and your personal life. If this rings true for you, take a look at this list to see a few of the most common things that millennials are tired of hearing, and pick up a few strategies to help yourself the next time the questions come your way.
The words insane, crazy, and psycho are thrown around a whole heck of a lot these days. So much so that it’s easy to forget their medical definitions. Today, we’re zeroing in on your friendly neighbourhood psychopath.
People tend to have strong opinions one way or the other about women who change their name when they get married. Some (particularly the older generations) feel it’s a tradition that should always be upheld, and get very offended when a woman chooses to keep her maiden name. Other people believe that women should not change their name, perhaps for feminist or heritage reasons.
It seems impossible that there can be people on this earth that hate dogs, right? Wrong. Unfortunately for dog lovers, there are many of us in this world that can’t stand canines. Before you bite our heads off (like we’re pretty sure your dog might) let us explain a few things about our dislike that we really think you should know.
Having cancer is one of the most difficult experiences a person can go through. While it’s completely natural to want to help when someone tells you they have cancer, there are certain things you might be tempted to say that actually do more harm than good.
Chances are you know someone with IBS, whether you’re aware of it or not. We know that people automatically think of “number two” when they hear the word “bowel,” so we choose not to put that image in their mind. We don’t feel like dealing with the snickers at the word “bowel” — plus IBS is just easier to say.
Plenty of people are afraid of things like spiders, lightning, and enclosed spaces, but did you know there’s a phobia for just about anything and everything you can think of? Here are 50 of the most bizarre fears that have actually been formally diagnosed.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric disorder, occurring as a by-product of witnessing or experiencing a traumatic event. The most common causes of PTSD are a natural disaster, vehicular accidents, an act of terrorism, wartime combat, sexual assault, or any other violent act. This isn’t even close to a full list.
Being around people that are truly confident can be an uplifting and inspiring experience. Confident people don’t necessarily need to be leaders, but from observing them, we can learn some lessons to apply in our lives.
There are people who constantly struggle with their body image. They often worry about how they look, pick at their flaws and criticize their bodies. So, what is it that people who love their bodies do daily?
Living with another person is a big commitment, it can get tricky if things go sour. It’s easy to laugh at roommate horror stories, but it’s totally different when your horrible roommate is also your spouse.
Whether it is a social, business, or a relationship, we all get heated when it comes to conflict. Avoid arguments and settle any personal and professional issues by learning how to negotiate like a boss.
Those who’ve lived through times of war, depression, migration or famine remember what it’s like to have very little. Many of our grandparents dealt with hardships that taught them to be resourceful.
Whether it’s an incompetent co-worker, a client with an anger management problem, a judgmental neighbor or an interfering relative, we’ve all had to deal with difficult people in our lives.