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8 Ways Psychological Trauma Affects You (and How to Deal with It)

By | 2017-12-14T19:58:26+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

There are so many forms of psychological trauma, and each one has its own damages. Have you endured trauma? Let’s learn how to deal with it. From as far back as I can remember, there were “bad things". When I was 18 years old, my long list of psychological trauma made my therapist cringe. She [...]

How to Improve Memory with These 7 Science-Backed Hacks

By | 2017-12-06T12:59:25+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

If you find yourself getting a little forgetful, these science-backed hacks can show you how to improve your memory in some simple and surprising ways. We all have those moments when our memory lets us down. We walk into a room and can’t remember what on earth we went in there for. Or we realize [...]

7 Amazing Facts about the Brain You Need to Know

By | 2017-11-21T20:28:52+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

As you already know, the human mind is a very interesting thing. Here are some amazing facts about the brain backed by studies. While you utilize your brain on a daily basis, you must remember that the human brain is not fully understood. A significant amount of research has been put into this specific subject, [...]

What Are Emotional Triggers and How They Could Be Secretly Influencing Your Life

By | 2017-11-12T12:50:14+00:00 November 12th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

What are emotional triggers? Do you ever overreact to a comment by a friend or family member that really isn’t meant to upset you? At the same time, you feel like the rug has been whipped away from under your feet? Chances are you have certain emotional triggers and have experienced one of those. Most [...]

How a Good Night’s Sleep Is Crucial for Mental Health and Cognitive Performance

By | 2017-11-01T13:37:42+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Multiple studies show that good night’s sleep is essential for maintaining one’s mental health and cognitive functions in shape. It used to be that sleeping was associated with weakness or attributed to being boring. How many times have you heard the sayings, "sleep is for the weak" or "I'll sleep when I'm dead!" Sage advice? [...]

Memory Palace: a Powerful Technique Which Will Help You Develop a Super Memory

By | 2017-10-27T17:07:47+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

Memory palace is a place in the memory for storing important information and is one of the best mnemonic techniques. Here is how to master it. It often seems unfair that memory gets worse as we get older – the more memories we want to store, the less we are able to do so. Memory [...]

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 [...]

This Is How People with Schizophrenia Really Perceive the World

By | 2018-01-13T15:56:04+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Imagine a world where strange voices interrupted your thoughts, or you saw people that others did not. Welcome to the nightmare of people with schizophrenia. To have a diagnosis of schizophrenia must be akin to being told you have cancer, but are we justified to be so scared of this mental disorder, or should we [...]