Monthly Archives: September 2018

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What Temperament Psychology Reveals about Your Personality

By |2018-09-30T15:27:45+00:00September 30th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Temperament psychology is one of the oldest methods of explaining human behaviour. It refers to the ancient Greek theory of humorism. Each person contains four bodily fluids (humors) in varying proportions. Each humor represents a different temperament. It is these humors that give us the basis for temperament psychology: Blood - Sanguine Phlegm - [...]

What Is an Attribution Bias and How It Secretly Distorts Your Thinking

By |2018-09-29T23:48:00+00:00September 29th, 2018|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Even the most logical of us are influenced by attribution bias. Here are a few of the ways it can distort your thinking – even if you don’t realise it yourself! But first, what exactly is attribution bias? While we might all like to believe that we have a logical train of thought. However, the [...]

How to Master the Art of Making Hard Decisions with These Science-Backed Hacks

By |2018-09-28T20:13:33+00:00September 28th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

No one likes making hard decisions, but there’s a way to master this task. Science shows us how this can be done. Making hard decisions range from choosing colors and decorations for a wedding to making the decision to get a divorce. They can also be as troubling as picking out funeral arrangements. Hard decisions [...]

How to Spot Personality Disorders in Children and What to Do to Help Them

By |2018-09-27T19:38:52+00:00September 27th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

Personality disorders in children are becoming a topic of discussion among the mental health community. Personality disorders are defined as patterns of inner experience and behavior that differ from the expectations of a person's culture. Reactions and behaviors are inflexible to this person, and they may not see other methods to behave or react in [...]

5 Profound Lessons Alan Watts’ Philosophy Teaches You about Life

By |2018-09-27T15:02:45+00:00September 27th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Self-Improvement, Spirituality, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , |

Alan Watts’ philosophy was nothing short of inspiring. Alan Watts was a 20th Century British philosopher known for popularising the Zen and Buddhist teachings in Western Society, moving them from a religion to a way of life.  Writing over 25 books and holding over 400 lectures, Watts became one of the most popular philosophers of [...]

5 Signs of Social Media Narcissism You May Not Even Notice in Yourself

By |2018-09-26T14:48:59+00:00September 26th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , |

Social media narcissism is the newest manifestation of vanity. With over two billion Facebook users, 500 million Instagram users and 300 million Twitter users, social media is by far the most popular online activity of the century. But, with all the sharing, liking and commenting, people are getting obsessed with how others see them online. [...]

Why You Should Work Smart, Not Hard (and 4 Practical Ways to Do It)

By |2018-09-25T23:27:35+00:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

Getting smart is big business. Work smart, not hard and you could find yourself better off all round! Lots of us say we want to work smart, not hard. In fact, we can often reflect on the day and wish we’d not spent as much time doing something, or spending more time doing something else. [...]

6 Signs You Are Experiencing the Dark Night of the Soul (and Why It’s a Good Thing)

By |2018-09-25T14:21:43+00:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

Oh, the dark night of the soul, what a perplexing and nourishing state of total agony. Nothing is better than a deep dose of despair. Let’s learn why. As I child, I encountered my first dark night of the soul. Of course, I wasn’t familiar with this state of being, and enduring this state set [...]