Mind Games: Suicide

By Paula Bianchi – Suicide is the worst mind game. Most people never entertain the thought of ending their own lives because they know it isn’t an option, they would ever choose no matter what, but there are some troubled souls who choose to leave this world by their own hand. For whatever reason, these […]

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Mind Games: Being Miserable

By Paula Bianchi – In my last Mind Games article, I said I would be writing about being bullied, but I’m not feeling that today. Instead, I have an urge to write about being miserable. This is something we’ve all done to ourselves at one time or another. Being miserable, is a very hard and […]

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Mind Games: Confrontations

By Paula Bianchi – Confrontations. Some of us avoid them at all cost, while others seek them out with confidence because they feel they can handle them, and the most negative of us start them every chance they get. Our personality plays a major role in how we’re going to play this mind game. Before […]

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Mind Games: Hope

By Paula Bianchi – How many times have you been let down because something you hoped for didn’t happen? If your answer is, more times than I care to count, then, you can understand why hope can be such a difficult mind game to play. When we build our hopes up for something we really […]

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Mind Games: Manipulation

By Paula Bianchi – Manipulation has been used as a tool to get what we want for eons. It’s something that we learn while we’re babies, then, we hone and expand our skills throughout our lives. Some of us become masters in manipulation. Every personality type, uses manipulation differently. Some may use it for the […]

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Mind Games: Assuming

By Paula Bianchi – Assuming is a mind game we all play. We can assume something to be true without the evidence to support it. Some of us may assume a goal is out of our reach, when in fact, it isn’t. We assume we can’t fix something, when, we actually can. We even assume […]

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Mind Games: Racism

By Paula Bianchi – I know I’m about to tackle a very controversial topic of our times, but I feel compelled to do so because it’s something that the human race has had to endure since the beginning of our time here on Earth. The idea that one group of people are more superior than […]

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Mind Games: Acceptance

By Paula Bianchi – The most important psychological tool I learned to use from therapy was: acceptance. Without it, I never would have moved on from my tortured past. I say tortured in the sense of dealing with my own thoughts and emotions about being molested when I was a kid. It’s indescribable the thoughts, […]

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Mind Games: Lying

By Paula Bianchi – Lying has got to be the most important lesson we’ll learn while we’re here. With every opportunity we have to lie, we have an equal opportunity not to lie. Many of the mind games we play in our heads, come from lies. Whether they’re our own lies or lies told by […]

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Mind Games: Judging People

By Paula Bianchi – Judging people has become an American pass time since our easy access to millions of people through the internet. With the gift of anonymity, some people are going out of their way to humiliate, demean, and bully others. Why? Because, they feel they have a right to. The act of judging […]

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