Emosi yang Tertekan, Apa Itu?

Photo by Ryanniel Masucol on Pexels.com ~ Ditulis Oleh Amelia Putri ~ Kita sering tidak dapat membedakan apa itu emosi yang tertekan dan emosi yang ditekan. Padahal ada perbedaan besar di antaranya. Keduanya merupakan tipe dari mekanisme pertahanan diri (defense mechanism). Menurut Sigmund Freud, mekanisme pertahanan diri ini bertujuan untuk meminimalisir rasa bersalah, kecemasan, dan … Continue reading Emosi yang Tertekan, Apa Itu?

Why We Need to Stop Comparing Ourselves to Others

Photo by freestocks.org on Pexels.com _ Written by Amelia Putri _ This happens naturally to all of us. The comparison game – or war, is as old as humanity. When we look at the girl next to us during a yoga session, we feel inferior to how perfect her crow pose is. At a party, … Continue reading Why We Need to Stop Comparing Ourselves to Others

Cara Mencintai Diri yang Tidak Narsistik

  - Ditulis oleh Amelia Putri -   Photo by Rachel Claire on Pexels.com   Mencintai diri sendiri (self-love) sering dikaitkan dengan sifat narsistik. Bahkan ada yang menganggapnya sama. Mencintai diri sendiri bukan berarti membeli dan memakai barang-barang yang mewah dan mahal, memanjakan diri di tempat spa dua kali dalam seminggu, tapi lebih kepada tindakan-tindakan … Continue reading Cara Mencintai Diri yang Tidak Narsistik

Identifying Self-Doubt: Do You Always Think You Can’t Do It?

- Written by Amelia Putri -   Photo by Kat Jayne on Pexels.com   Doubt VS Self-Doubt We all have doubts, despite all the knowledge, skills or experience we have. Although the word ‘doubt’ may sound negative, it actually has a positive side. Doubt will make you think twice before making a decision. Doubt will … Continue reading Identifying Self-Doubt: Do You Always Think You Can’t Do It?

9 Things You Need to Prepare Before Your First Psychotherapy Session

- Written by Amelia Putri - So, you have decided on going to see a psychotherapist. Congratulations! It is a huge leap that you are about to be doing, so give yourself a pat on your shoulder. Making that decision is not a small deal because you are going to open yourself up to a … Continue reading 9 Things You Need to Prepare Before Your First Psychotherapy Session

Can We (Mentally) Survive the Pandemic?

- Written by Amelia Putri - One year after the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, yet the situation is still not improving, at least to the majority of our communities. Humans are evolving, it is true. By evolving, it means we are constantly changing in a relatively slow and steady state. The pandemic, however, forced us to … Continue reading Can We (Mentally) Survive the Pandemic?