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How to Control the Amygdala of Your Brain to Turn off Your Anxiety

By | 2017-05-28T22:06:59+00:00 May 28th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Is there a possibility that you can turn off your anxiety? The part of the brain called the amygdala can function like a power switch, studies show. Most people like to think that depression is a sadness, but in reality, it is about a terrible emotional pain that includes difficulties with concentration and memory.  Anxiety has [...]

Overthinking Is Not as Bad as They Told You: 3 Reasons Why It Might Be a Real Superpower

By | 2017-05-18T18:51:36+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Overthinking is a part of life that many people have to deal with on a regular basis, and a lot of those find this constant over-analysis to be a hindrance. Classically, the process of overthinking has been considered negative for a myriad of reasons, but that doesn't necessarily mean the condition should be automatically associated [...]

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

By | 2017-03-27T17:11:49+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental 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 [...]

9 Struggles of Having a Reserved Personality and an Anxious Mind

By | 2017-03-13T22:28:22+00:00 March 13th, 2017|Categories: Introvert's World, Personal Development, Psychology & Mental 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 [...]

Generalized Anxiety Disorder: 7 Personality Traits That Could Be Hiding Behind It

By | 2017-02-05T12:54:32+00:00 February 5th, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

There's a recipe for generalized anxiety disorder. Just a bit of this and a bit of that, and your anxious meal is complete. Me worry? Why of course not, I just have uncontrollable bouts of hysterical concern, that’s all. I just rage against logic depending on the dramatic scenario in my head. Maybe I stay [...]

6 Reasons Why Intelligent People Fail to Be Happy

By | 2017-05-17T22:42:44+00:00 November 24th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

Have you noticed that some of the most intelligent and deep thinking individuals out there fail to be happy? They may have a loving life partner, family and be successful in their job; yet, there is something that occasionally makes them feel alone, sad and discouraged. As Ernest Hemingway said, “happiness in intelligent people is [...]

How a Wandering Mind Makes You More Creative and Helps You Reach Your Goals

By | 2017-01-13T21:47:03+00:00 October 26th, 2016|Categories: Brain Power, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , |

There are some pros and cons of having a wandering mind. I have stepped into the ocean. The cool waters lap against my legs and a breeze whips through my hair. I watch the white caps tumble further out in the chaotic churn and this makes me smile. I am where I want to be [...]

Existential Depression: the Disease of the Gifted and Talented

By | 2017-01-13T21:47:13+00:00 October 1st, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Why are our teens harming themselves? I may have found one reason. Existential depression - it’s a depth the likes of which you cannot imagine. This may be one culprit that plagues the gifted and talented of the human race. Existential depression has to be addressed right now! So I’m going to make an assumption [...]