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When You Have a Negative Gut Reaction to These 6 Things, Don’t Ignore It

By | 2017-11-06T13:23:01+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

There are times when it’s good to make rational decisions. But when you have a gut reaction to certain people and situations, you shouldn’t ignore it. A gut reaction can give us more information than we think. We sometimes react to information from the senses before our logical minds even have a chance to process [...]

7 Distorted Thinking Traps That Even Intelligent People Fall into

By | 2017-10-27T12:54:38+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

We may think we are rational human beings, but actually, we are often swayed by distorted thinking patterns called cognitive biases. Our brains are complicated. We may think that we are always rational and make the best decisions based on available evidence. However, our thinking processes can sometimes be led astray by cognitive bias. Our [...]

What Is Framing and How It Secretly Alters Your Perception of the World

By | 2017-09-07T18:46:16+00:00 September 27th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , |

Do you think that all your decisions are based on your own free will and not affected by any outside influences? Then you should learn about framing. When we go about our everyday lives, do we have free will or are we bombarded with subtle messages and clues that change our perception? Framing is a [...]

Being an Analytical Thinker Typically Comes with These 7 Drawbacks

By | 2017-09-23T22:03:55+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Personality|Tags: , , , , |

Being an analytical thinker is certainly a great power. But what if I told you that there are certain downsides to being one? Are you the kind of person that has a tendency to overthink things? Have you ever been called a geek and not really minded? Or would you say that you are definitely [...]

Making Excuses All the Time? Here Is What They Really Say about You

By | 2017-09-03T22:53:33+00:00 September 3rd, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Are you making excuses all the time? You will be surprised to know that they have a hidden meaning and reveal a lot about you. We’ve all got that friend that’s always late or one that complains that it is too hard to lose weight. Who hasn’t heard about that person who is so busy [...]

10 Signs of Low Self-Esteem That Show up in Your Speech

By | 2017-08-30T14:08:31+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

There are some signs of low self-esteem that show up in the choice of words and phrases you may be using on a regular basis. Anyone that has an interest in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) will know that the words and phrases we use have an important effect, not only on ourselves but the people around [...]

Analysis Paralysis or Why Even the Brightest People Live Miserable Lives

By | 2017-08-29T17:08:28+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , |

Intelligent people are particularly prone to the overthinking that can cause analysis paralysis and lead to a failure to make decisions or take action. What is analysis paralysis? Analysis paralysis happens when we overthink things to such a degree that we are unable to make a decision or take action. We can spend so long [...]

4 Ways Sleep Deprivation Affects Your Brain (and How to Make Sure You Get Good Night’s Sleep)

By | 2017-08-09T21:48:13+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

We’ve all had to manage on sleep deprivation before. Sometimes you lie there for hours unable to drift off and before you know it it’s time to get up again. It’s absolutely no fun because you’re always wrecked the next day. But what does sleep deprivation do to our brains? Studies have been done that [...]