anxiety

Anxiety Issues Are More Common in Highly Intelligent People, Studies Reveal

By | March 27th, 2017|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Health|Tags: , , |

Are you someone who has anxiety issues? If so, your anxiety may have evolved alongside intelligence. “Anxiety, I will transform you into something useful and productive. I will not bow down to you.” Research has shown a correlation between anxiety and IQ based on higher activity levels throughout parts of the brain, and this could [...]

Personality Psychology Reveals 10 Surprising Insights about Personality

By | March 26th, 2017|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

These insights from personality psychology may seem surprising and weird at first, yet, they are based on actual scientific studies. With so many tests out there that measure personality traits, you would think that we pretty much know all there is to know about ourselves. But science has a funny way of evolving and bringing [...]

Social Anxiety Disorder Could Be a Product of Genes, Study Finds

By | March 25th, 2017|Categories: Medicine & Genetics, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Social anxiety disorder shapes the lives of millions of people worldwide. Impairing social interactions, the condition has been previously connected to a number of psychological and environmental factors. According to new research, the disorder may be linked to genetic roots. Also known as social phobia, social anxiety disorder is the excessive and unreasonable fear of [...]

5 Strong Emotions That Make Anxiety Worse (Some of Which May Surprise You)

By | March 24th, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

Strong emotions can trigger anxiety attacks. All it takes is absorbing too much outside stimulus or inner turmoil. Beware of your amplified feelings! Anxiety is bad all by itself, it doesn’t need a partner or trigger to get going. I understand this completely! So, it’s no surprise that random feelings can cause anxiety attacks in some [...]

7 Things Chronic Worriers Wish They Could Stop Thinking So Much about

By | March 17th, 2017|Categories: Personality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Worriers think too much about things they probably shouldn’t. I worry all the time, and it even causes insomnia and loss of appetite. Okay, I step into this topic with trepidation. Why? Because this topic about thinking too much makes me think even more - I mean worry, didn’t I say that? I can’t remember [...]

5 Signs You Might Be a Lost Soul (and How to Find Your Way Home)

By | March 15th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In a world that values logic and rational thinking above all else, it is little wonder that there are many who feel they are a lost soul. A lost soul has become out of touch with their intuition and inner guidance. In a world where anything that cannot be measured or tested is dismissed as fake [...]

Top 20 Weirdest and Rarest Mental Illnesses You Won’t Believe Actually Exist

By | March 14th, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , |

We've all heard of depression and anxiety, but when it comes to obscure mental illnesses, we're not so well-informed. The human mind is relatively unchartered territory, and incredibly complex, but despite this, psychiatrists have managed to catalogue some pretty unusual and unexpected mental illnesses. Here are just twenty of them:   1. Alice-in-Wonderland syndrome Yes, this [...]

9 Struggles of Having a Reserved Personality and an Anxious Mind

By | March 13th, 2017|Categories: Introvert's World, Personal Development, Psychology & Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Having a reserved personality paired with an anxious mind poses so many obstacles. You can’t just calm down, and it’s impossible to care enough to be bothered. It’s a conundrum really. I sit here and write with a calm exterior, while on the inside, I’m busy trying to shove loose papers back inside the filing [...]

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