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Emotional Empathy, Emotional Intelligence and Psychopathy: What’s the Link?

By | 2018-06-14T23:21:38+00:00 June 16th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

There’s a lot of psychological terms bandied about that appear to have very similar meanings. Take, for instance, emotional empathy and emotional intelligence, aren’t they kind of the same thing? Actually, they are completely different but both can relate to psychopathy. Let’s look at emotional empathy first. What Is Emotional Empathy? Emotional empathy is where [...]

What Is Learned Helplessness and How It Explains Why People Give Up on Life

By | 2018-05-19T12:36:04+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Learned helplessness is a psychological phenomenon whereby humans and animals who believe they have no control over a situation will give up. The term learned helplessness was first coined in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s by psychologists Martin Seligman and Steven Maier. They were continuing work first carried out by Ivan Pavlov regarding avoidance-conditioning in [...]

8 Stages of Identity Crisis and 5 Signs You Are Experiencing One

By | 2018-06-05T10:43:14+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Are you unsure of your purpose in life? Do you feel you do not know who you really are? If your answer to these questions is yes, it is quite likely that you are experiencing an identity crisis. Erik Erikson has created the term identity crisis, believing it to be one of the most important [...]

5 Reasons Why Children’s Mental Health and Brain Development Are Failing in Today’s Society

By | 2018-05-17T17:40:10+00:00 June 4th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Does our modern lifestyle help or hinder children’s mental health? There are some people that believe it definitely hinders and can actually affect brain development. So it is true that children's mental health is failing in today’s society, especially when they have so much more to hand than previous generations? I remember being told to [...]

8 Introvert Hangover Symptoms and How to Avoid and Relieve Them

By | 2018-05-26T20:41:10+00:00 May 27th, 2018|Categories: Empath and HSP, Introvert's World, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Feeling flat, exhausted and emotional? You might just be suffering an introvert hangover. Here's how to treat your introvert hangover symptoms and get yourself back to feeling calm, energised and happy. If you are an introvert, you have almost certainly experienced introvert hangover symptoms. It happens when you have spent a lot of time with [...]

6 of the Best TV Series That Can Compete with Quality Literature

By | 2018-05-26T21:14:38+00:00 May 26th, 2018|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought|Tags: , , , |

What do you think makes the best TV series? Good acting, a great storyline, lots of twists in the plot? The television has undoubtedly provided information to the uninformed. It has allowed families to bond over massive world events like the moon landing and made entertainment available in the comfort of our living rooms. So [...]

Top Thriller Movies about the Intriguing Mysteries and the Dark Side of Human Psyche

By | 2018-05-18T15:35:33+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Categories: Arts & Movies, Dark Personalities, Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , , |

For as long as I can remember, I have loved watching top thriller movies. The darker the story, and twisted the plot the better. What I really love about watching top thriller movies is that many of them deal with the darker side of our psyche. Top thriller movies will use human nature and [...]

If You Get Emotionally Tired with These 5 Things, You Must Be an Introvert

By | 2018-05-10T20:50:04+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality|Tags: , , , , , |

Introverts seem to have it hard. Not only are they uncomfortable in crowded parties and busy places, they can also become emotionally tired from it. I’m talking about a phenomenon called The Introvert Hangover. To put it simply, The Introvert Hangover comes from when we are overstimulated or overwhelmed, either by socialising with a lot of [...]