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Victim Mentality

When Medical Challenges Strike Those We Love, Our Positive Attitude Just Might Be the Best Prescription of All

Gregg McBride | Posted 01.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

After surviving breast cancer about seven years ago, my mother-in-law (Becky, an amazing individual) found out that her cancer is back and has spread throughout her body and even into her bones. Needless to say, when those of us close to her got the news, we were stunned.

Getting Through Life's Struggles With a Leap of F.A.I.T.H.

Mary Pritchard | Posted 09.11.2013 | Books
Mary Pritchard

The latest addition to my bookshelves is an interesting one. Successful model, turned alcoholic, turned real estate superstar, turned women's life recovery and empowerment coach Mal Duane tells her story in Alpha Chick: Five Steps for Moving From Pain to Power.

Not Why But How: Marking Yom HaShoah

Julie Gray | Posted 06.08.2013 | World
Julie Gray

But the primary organizing event on Yom HaShoah is the sounding of a nationwide siren. The siren perpetuates a consciousness of tragedy and paranoia. And this feeling seeps into the national identity in ways that create a template for Israel's policies and politics -- with devastating effect.

The Appeal of the Bad Boy and How Women Get Sucked In

Hayley Rose Horzepa | Posted 04.27.2013 | Women
Hayley Rose Horzepa

It will take "anywhere from five to 15 laser sessions, with eight weeks of healing time in between" for Kat Von D to remove her tattoo of Jesse James' face. That sounds about right, because when you date a bad boy, it will take just as long or maybe longer to get him out of your heart...

Are You A Victim Of A Victim Mentality?

Hayley Rose Horzepa | Posted 08.11.2011 | Healthy Living
Hayley Rose Horzepa

Going from victim to survivor has to be a conscious choice, because often, as we suffer through "victimhood," we rarely realize we're doing it.

Do You Have 'Victim Mentality'? What To Do About It

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

If you have a victim mentality -- in other words, if you feel powerless to affect your circumstances -- you are likely to feel that the world is "doing it" to you and that there is nothing you can do about it.