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

By | March 27th, 2017|Categories: Personality, Psychology & 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 | March 13th, 2017|Categories: Introvert's World, Personal Development, Psychology & 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 | February 5th, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & 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 | November 24th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & 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 | October 26th, 2016|Categories: Brain Power, Psychology & 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 | October 1st, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & 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 [...]

How To Deal With Intrusive Thoughts – Suppress, Repress or Accept?

By | July 16th, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

Everyone is subject to intrusive thoughts on a daily basis. They are ideas, or images which occur spontaneously in the person’s mind, against their will. Most of the times, these thoughts are merely annoying. However, if they are coupled with a deeper, underlying issue, such as OCD or depression, intrusive thoughts can become more of [...]

7 Unexpected Signs You Might Be a Genius (Backed by Science)

By | April 14th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

People often throw around the term ‘genius’ when it comes to intelligence, but the way we understand this word is now always correct. There are plenty of signs you didn't realise could mean that you might actually be a genius, as proved by science. 1. If you like to stay up late Staying awake late [...]

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