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10 Signs Your Personality Is Intimidating Others

The world we live in is full of people who judge us. They know nothing about us. some do not even know our names, but they judge us all the same.We should not let the words or actions of these people bother us, We are who we are not who they think we are. Has anyone ever called you intimidating?Sometimes intimidating people come off as rude or even ‘evil’ for the way they react to things. Those around them fail to see the kind person behind the tough exterior and it can cause issues from time to time. I have found that the most intimidating people are also the most caring when you get to know them.The 10 most common traits I have noticed with ‘intimidating’ people are as follows:1. Your word is good.Honesty is something that you value big time. If you say you will do something you always follow through.2. You are straightforward.You always speak your mind and do not care who gets upset. Lying is never an option.3. You are open minded.You are open to new ideas and always willing to try…

Moms, Kids Anxiety

By Anita M. Schimizzi, Ph.D.We know that maternal depression can have a profound impact on children.  But what about maternal anxiety?  A recent article in the Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology suggests that mom’s anxiety may tend to transfer to her young children.  Before I start, however, let me be clear that this post is in no way intended to blame moms for their child’s anxiety.  Rather, it is meant to provide information and ideas on this possible relationship.Pass and colleagues took a look at around 60 mothers in the UK who were diagnosed with anxiety disorders (specifically, social phobia with about half also having generalized anxiety disorder) and 60 mothers who weren’t.  They compared information gathered on their children as they were getting ready to begin formal schooling (around 4 ½ years old).  After the children completed the first term of school, the researchers gathered more information from mothers and also from teachers.At the first data gathering, the children…