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Cherophobia is the fear of being happy — here are the signs you might have it

Cherophobia comes from the Greek word 'chairo,' which means 'to rejoice,' and it essentially means you are afraid of what might happen if you enjoy life too much. It's usually a defence mechanism that stems from trauma or conflict.

Constantly imagining the worst case scenario is called ‘catastrophising’ — here’s how to stop your mind from doing it

Catastrophising is when you let your mind constantly jump to the worst possible conclusions, and it's a very difficult habit to break. Here's why it's so common and how to stop yourself doing it.

What everyone gets wrong about introverts — including why they are not antisocial or lazy

Some people use the term 'introvert' as an insult, but introverted people are not the insular hermits you might think they are. Introversion is actually all down to how your brain is wired.
Intimacy is what makes couples closer.

Some people consistently push away the people they love — here’s why

When intimacy is scary, it's easier to act like you don't care.

You could sleep better if you’re nice to your work colleagues — or worse if you aren’t

People can stress over their work behaviour, causing insomnia.