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How to Help Someone with Depression Using These Simple Words and Actions

By | 2017-11-15T13:32:33+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

If you want to know how to help someone with depression, consider the words you say and things you do. Choose these wisely. Understanding how to help someone with depression takes time. When I get depressed, there are words that help and words that do not. Phrases and words of encouragement like, “Get over it” [...]

5 Psychological Theories That Will Change Your Life

By | 2017-10-24T20:09:58+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Psychological theories give us insight into our behavior and provide answers as to why we do the things we do. Some of those could even change your life. As human beings, we love to talk and learn about ourselves, ever striving to delve deeper into what motivates us. Sometimes, however, the answers the psychological theories [...]

8 Surprising Facts about Relationships and Love, Backed by Recent Psychological Studies

By | 2017-08-13T00:14:33+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Some of the below facts about relationships and love may surprise you, yet, they all are based on actual scientific research. Ask anyone what their greatest wish in life is and the majority will tell you it is to be loved. But why are we conditioned to love, what exactly is it and once we’ve [...]

Boys Don’t Cry and 10 More Ridiculous Society’s Lies You Should Finally Stop Believing

By | 2017-06-05T20:53:00+00:00 July 1st, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Have you ever heard the saying, boys don’t cry? Well, it’s just another one of society's standards that don’t mean squat. I remember my father reprimanding my big brother after he got hurt. My father gave him a scolding and when tears came to his eyes, my father said, boys don’t cry.” Yes, he was a [...]

Are You Dating A Sociopath? 11 Signs to Look Out for

By | 2017-04-26T17:08:17+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , |

If you're in a relationship with someone who thrills you to bits, and you feel empty when he or she leaves you, you could be dating a sociopath. However, you feel used at times. Also, your partner may abuse you verbally. Dating a sociopath may make you emotionally uncomfortable. So, how would you know that your [...]

Personality Psychology Reveals 10 Surprising Insights about Personality

By | 2017-03-26T17:19:27+00:00 March 26th, 2017|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental 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 [...]

Self-Criticism Seems Natural, but It’s Not – How to Recognize and Stop This Bad Habit

By | 2017-03-20T15:11:00+00:00 March 20th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

Self-criticism is a like second nature, once it gets started, it's easy to do. The good news is, you can break this unhealthy habit with just a few steps. Critical aspects of our character and image become clear to us as soon as we wake up each morning. That is, if we are used to [...]

Oxytocin Is Much More Than Just a ‘Love Hormone’: Study Links It to Spiritual Enlightenment

By | 2017-03-08T20:51:19+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

The hormone Oxytocin has been the subject of numerous research after being first discovered as early as 1906 by Henry Dale, with its molecular structure discovered in 1952. During the past few decades, the so-called "cuddle hormone" has been most notably linked to social bonding, childbirth and sexual reproduction. However, as new research shed more [...]