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About Janey D.

Janey Davies has been published online for over 8 years. She is the head writer for Shoppersbase.com, she also writes for AvecAgnes.co.uk, Ewawigs.com and has contributed to inside3DP.com. She has an Honours Degree in Psychology and her passions include learning about the mind, popular science and politics. When she is relaxing she likes to walk her dog, read science fiction and listen to Muse.

Good Comebacks to Use When Asked Stupid Questions as an Introvert

By | 2018-06-19T18:19:40+00:00 June 21st, 2018|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality|Tags: , , , , |

When you are an introvert, you can often find yourself being asked some pretty stupid questions. The problem is that when you’re on the spot, it can be hard to think of good comebacks. Before we talk about good comebacks, let's list some of these stupid questions: ‘Don’t you like having fun?’ ‘Wouldn’t you prefer to [...]

Emotional Empathy, Emotional Intelligence and Psychopathy: What’s the Link?

By | 2018-06-14T23:21:38+00:00 June 16th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

There’s a lot of psychological terms bandied about that appear to have very similar meanings. Take, for instance, emotional empathy and emotional intelligence, aren’t they kind of the same thing? Actually, they are completely different but both can relate to psychopathy. Let’s look at emotional empathy first. What Is Emotional Empathy? Emotional empathy is where [...]

How Conflict Management Styles Vary among the MBTI Personality Types

By | 2018-05-21T21:26:24+00:00 June 12th, 2018|Categories: Personality|Tags: , , |

We all have to cope with conflict in our lives, it’s a fact of life. But wouldn’t knowing how conflict management styles vary among people help us deal with it a little better? According to Thomas, K.W., and R.H. Kilmann, there are five conflict management styles: Accommodating – Where you are the one who is [...]

What Is Learned Helplessness and How It Explains Why People Give Up on Life

By | 2018-05-19T12:36:04+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Learned helplessness is a psychological phenomenon whereby humans and animals who believe they have no control over a situation will give up. The term learned helplessness was first coined in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s by psychologists Martin Seligman and Steven Maier. They were continuing work first carried out by Ivan Pavlov regarding avoidance-conditioning in [...]

5 Reasons Why Children’s Mental Health and Brain Development Are Failing in Today’s Society

By | 2018-05-17T17:40:10+00:00 June 4th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Does our modern lifestyle help or hinder children’s mental health? There are some people that believe it definitely hinders and can actually affect brain development. So it is true that children's mental health is failing in today’s society, especially when they have so much more to hand than previous generations? I remember being told to [...]

5 Types of Anxiety Disorders and Deep Core Beliefs Hiding Behind Them

By | 2018-05-30T15:27:25+00:00 May 30th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Anxiety can manifest in many different ways. When it attaches to certain circumstances or behaviours it is then grouped into types of anxiety disorders. Anyone who has suffered from any of these types of anxiety disorders will know the debilitating effect it has on their lives. If you are reading this, it is likely that [...]

6 of the Best TV Series That Can Compete with Quality Literature

By | 2018-05-26T21:14:38+00:00 May 26th, 2018|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought|Tags: , , , |

What do you think makes the best TV series? Good acting, a great storyline, lots of twists in the plot? The television has undoubtedly provided information to the uninformed. It has allowed families to bond over massive world events like the moon landing and made entertainment available in the comfort of our living rooms. So [...]

12 Healthy Coping Mechanisms to Get Through Stressful Situations and Difficult Times

By | 2018-05-23T21:23:30+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Unless you’re the most laidback person on the planet, it’s likely you’ve suffered your fair amount of stress, as we all have. When we come across a stressful situation or go through difficult times we learn to cope. However, there are healthy coping mechanisms and unhealthy ones. Before we talk about healthy coping mechanisms, here [...]