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What Are Automatic Negative Thoughts and How to Deal with Them

By | 2017-11-04T20:35:56+00:00 November 4th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

I have dealt with anxiety and panic attacks for most of my life, but it is only recently that I have realized how automatic negative thoughts nurture this anxious state of mind. Automatic negative thoughts don’t just affect those who suffer from panic and anxiety, they are typically associated with people who are depressed. It [...]

Color Psychology: How Different Colors Affect Our Perception

By | 2017-10-26T15:47:15+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

Color psychology studies the ways different colors affect us. It can even reveal your personality traits depending on your favorite color. Do you have a favorite color? Is your wardrobe made up of shades of a certain hue? Why do you think this is? Why are we attracted to one color rather than others? Could [...]

7 Signs Someone You Love Is a Functioning Alcoholic

By | 2017-10-19T13:33:25+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Being a functioning alcoholic doesn’t mean falling over in the drunken stupor. Sometimes alcoholics hide their problems really well. I'm not here to bash social drinking and I’m not here to act as an advocate, either. What I am here to do is warn you about the effects of alcohol addiction as it relates to [...]

What Is Borderline Personality Disorder? Everything You Need to Know

By | 2017-07-21T22:41:03+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Categories: Medicine & Genetics, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

We have all heard of borderline personality disorder, it features in our daily news, the programmes we watch, and in the fiction we read. But what actually is a borderline personality disorder? Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is characterised as a disorder of a person’s mood and how this mood affects their interactions with others around [...]

Are Extroverts Really Happier Than Introverts? Here Is What Science Has to Say

By | 2017-06-04T15:49:34+00:00 June 4th, 2017|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Psychologists agree, in theory, that extroverts are happier people than introverts. While happiness doesn't have a universal meaning, we find that in general, this statement is true, and various studies from the past few decades prove it. Here is some evidence that supports the notion that extroverts tend to be happier than introverts: Hans Eysenck [...]

Here Is How Sad Music Makes Us Happy, According to Science

By | 2017-05-21T16:52:33+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Did you know that sad music can actually make you happy? Moreover, there is a science behind this weird phenomenon. Do you feel cold and lost in desperation? You build up hope, but failure’s all you’ve known, Remember, all the sadness and frustration and let it go, let it go. – Linkin Park Failure, depression, [...]

Living with Bipolar Disorder: What It Really Looks Like

By | 2017-02-26T17:39:55+00:00 February 26th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Living with Bipolar Disorder means conducting a life that just doesn’t make sense. Unfortunately, it’s our life and we have to live it. So, I woke up this morning feeling okay. Well, I had a cold and a lot of work that needed to be done around the house, but I felt pretty good. I [...]

Struggles Only a Creative Person Will Understand

By | 2017-03-05T17:11:01+00:00 February 18th, 2017|Categories: Arts & Movies, Introvert's World, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

The life of a creative person is unique. Differences between them and the rest of the world are numerous and intriguing. Growing up with a creative mind, I saw the beauty in a grain of sand. I saw intoxicating colors in the sky and images in wallpaper. Yes, I know many people see these things, [...]