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7 Side Effects of an Above Average IQ Backed by Scientific Studies

By | 2018-04-12T16:02:53+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Having an above average IQ obviously has many benefits. However, there are some less positive side effects. Read on to find out the drawbacks of having a high IQ. Having an above average IQ gives you many opportunities in life. However, it doesn't guarantee success and happiness. Understanding the drawbacks of having an above average [...]

How to Stop Worrying by Asking Yourself These 7 Sobering Questions

By | 2018-01-16T21:05:30+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , |

It is sometimes hard to know how to stop worrying. However, asking yourself certain questions can help put your worries in perspective and find a more effective solution to your problems. While worrying can sometimes be useful, often it is a negative, stressful state that does little to improve our situation. Worrying excessively can cause [...]

How to Stop Obsessive Thoughts from Ruining Your Life

By | 2017-11-26T12:17:25+00:00 November 26th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

I can tell you how to stop obsessive thoughts so you can take control of your life. It takes willpower and a few other tricks! Okay, well I’m not an expert on how to stop obsessive thoughts, and here is why. For years, I’ve struggled with these irritating little habits myself. I constantly worried about [...]

Being an Analytical Thinker Typically Comes with These 7 Drawbacks

By | 2018-01-13T19:44:42+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 [...]

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

By | 2018-01-15T20:49:28+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 | 2018-01-13T19:44:29+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 | 2018-01-16T22:22:05+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 | 2018-01-16T23:02:49+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 [...]