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These are the main strengths a narcissist will try to target in you, and how you can protect yourself

It's a common misconception that psychologically abusive people, such as narcissists, target weak and vulnerable people. In reality, they go after people with certain strengths.
Could you spot a psychopath?

You can spot psychopaths by looking at their eyes, new research suggests

A psychopath's pupils don't dilate what they see something scary, as they don't tend to feel threatened when the rest of us do.
Negative emotions can be overwhelming.

5 negative emotions, including anger and guilt, that you can turn into positives

We often feel overwhelmed by negative emotions like shame, guilt, and jealousy, but it doesn't have to be that way.
Very few people leave conversations when they want to, according to research.

Turns out nobody knows how long a conversation should last, and we keep talking way longer than we actually want to

We have no idea what someone else is thinking, so we tend to second-guess how long they want a conversation to last. Usually, we've got it wrong.

What it means to be a type A, B, C, or D personality — and how to find the strength in whatever you are

One of the most common personality labels is whether you're a type A, B, C, or D. They are fairly useful indicators for the kind of person you are, according to psychologist Perpetua Neo, but it might not be clear-cut whether you're one or the other.
Enablers suffer the effects of the addict's behaviour.

This 14-question test will tell you if you’re an enabler

An enabler is someone who sits back and watches someone else's destruction because it's easier — be it addiction, abuse, or other dangerous habit.
Smile and the whole world smiles with you — or maybe not.

I tried smiling at everyone all day — here’s how it affected my outlook on life

Smile and the whole world smiles with you, the saying goes. So I tried smiling all day to see if it had any impact on my mood.
Trauma doesn't stay with you forever.

7 positive lessons you learn when you leave a toxic, abusive relationship behind

Breaking up with someone in a toxic relationship is hard, but it isn't impossible. Here are 7 positive lessons you learn when you leave an abusive relationship behind.

How to flirt in 5 different languages

Some people so naturally in tune with the art of flirting they can pick someone up wherever they are. For everyone else, here's how to flirt in five different languages.

If you collect books but never get around to reading them, there’s a word for that

If you collect books and never read them, you might have what the Japanese call 'tsundoku.' The term describes someone who owns a lot of unread books.