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About Andreea V.

Andreea is a freelance writer who is deeply passionate about the wonders of life, emotions and psychology. Her motto is, "What comes easy won't last long and what lasts long won't come easy."

How Black-And-White Thinking Distorts Your Perception of Life and How to Stop It

By | 2018-08-10T14:01:33+00:00 August 11th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

The black-and-white thinking divides reality into light and dark with a clean cut, canceling its complexity, ambiguity, and every nuance. It makes us think in terms of "all or nothing". Exercising black-and-white thinking means believing that things can be completely right or totally wrong, that people are either friends or foes, that the days are [...]

What Is Divergent Thinking, How to Find If You Have It & How to Develop It

By | 2018-08-03T14:05:16+00:00 August 3rd, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Divergent thinking is about perceiving a situation or solving a problem in non-conventional ways. Are you a divergent thinker? Creativity, as well as intelligence, is a general human feature. All people have a certain level of creativity. Most have medium-level creativity, but only a few people are very creative or lack any creativity. Creativity and [...]

Why Expressing Feelings Can Be Difficult for Introverts (and How to Learn to Do It)

By | 2018-08-01T17:40:45+00:00 August 1st, 2018|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality|Tags: , , , |

Expressing feelings can be tough for introverts and there are some good reasons why. Fortunately, there are ways you can get better at this. About 30% of the global population is introverted. What does it mean to be an introvert and why can expressing feelings be a real struggle when you are one? Introverts have [...]

9 Ways the Attitude of Gratitude Changes Your Mind & Body

By | 2018-07-22T22:57:12+00:00 July 22nd, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

The attitude of gratitude has powerful positive effects on both the mind and the body, and multiple scientific studies confirm that. Are we so caught in the whirlpool of daily agitation that we forget to make room for gratitude? The attitude of gratitude is a state of appreciation that fills our hearts with joy and [...]

7 Signs Your Solar Plexus Chakra Is out of Balance and How to Heal It

By | 2018-06-19T18:22:04+00:00 June 25th, 2018|Categories: Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: |

According to the Hindu tradition, the solar plexus chakra or Manipura is the third chakra, which governs primary emotions, such as frustration, anger and intuition, feelings of sensitivity and power. The solar plexus chakra is the "headquarter" of our personality. It is where we find our identity and it helps us fit into the norms [...]

What Is Wishful Thinking and 5 Types of People Who Are Most Prone to It

By | 2018-06-19T18:19:15+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Personality, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

I do not think there is one person in this world who has not done wishful thinking. We all have a tendency to daydream about our future or things we would like to do. According to researchers, we spend about 10%-20% of our time absorbed in wishful thinking and imagination. Those around us could say [...]

How to Make a Phone Call When You Have Phone Phobia and Social Anxiety

By | 2018-06-19T18:18:43+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Categories: Introvert's World, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

Some people struggle to make a phone call, no matter how weird or funny it may sound. However, for socially anxious people and some introverts, phone phobia is a reality. Phone anxiety or phone phobia is a psychological condition in which a person experiences extreme fear when making or receiving calls. Thus, they will find [...]

Why Letting Go of the Past Is Crucial for Your Happiness and Mental Health

By | 2018-06-14T23:23:02+00:00 June 17th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

Letting go of the past is not only healthy. Sometimes, it is absolutely necessary. Being overly attached to your past stops you from enjoying the present and moving on with your life. The past is important, it is part of us and it has formed us. The past should not be forgotten, it must be [...]