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About Becky Lewis

Becky is an experienced freelance writer and has worked with a number of businesses over the past 10 years creating copy that gets them noticed. As a self-confessed word-nerd, Becky is fascinated by the ways in which writing can transform opinions and how language can be used to persuade and influence people. She uses her skills to destroy dull copy and injects it with fresh feeling to help bring businesses to life. Becky drinks far too much tea and lives with too many guinea pigs.

Perception Is Reality and Science Has Proven It: 3 Thought-Provoking Studies

By |2018-11-12T21:47:56+03:00November 12th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Guess what? There’s some science to prove that perception is reality. We’ve all heard how positive thinking can make us feel better. But, why? Perceptions are just that – they aren’t ‘real’ concepts. Whilst they may make us feel good, as humans we often seek reality to ground us. Is there really any science behind [...]

What Is Confirmation Bias and 3 Signs Your Decisions Are Affected by It

By |2019-08-23T13:40:28+03:00November 11th, 2018|Categories: Human Brain, Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Confirmation bias. Is it just wishful thinking? What would you think if a friend stopped returning your calls? Would you think they were ignoring you? Would you think it was something you said, maybe something you did? Could it just be your own confirmation bias coming into play? Are you suffering from confirmation bias? What [...]

Why Do People Procrastinate? An Answer That You May Have Never Considered

By |2018-11-10T12:45:03+03:00November 10th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Are you procrastinating right now? Why do people procrastinate? Have you possibly considered the solution may lie in intuition? We have all referred to ourselves as the king or queen of procrastination. You know, that report you were supposed to file last week? Getting around to those chores you just hate doing – maybe even that [...]

Jung’s Collective Unconscious and How It Explains Phobias and Irrational Fears

By |2019-02-26T22:27:37+03:00October 22nd, 2018|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Ever wondered how your collective unconscious can affect your everyday behaviour? Are you afraid of snakes but never actually seen one? You’re not alone. In fact, it seems the inner psyche has been the topic of study for many scientists - but one, in particular, stands out to this day. Behavioural scientist and psychologist Carl [...]

How to Spot a Sociopathic Liar and Why You Should Stay away from Them

By |2018-09-19T23:22:32+03:00October 17th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

Don’t get caught out by a sociopathic liar. Look out for these signs and steer well clear. What is a sociopathic liar? Unfortunately, they come in all shapes and sizes, from all walks of life. The unsuspecting romantic partner, work colleague or internet fraudster can all turn out to be a sociopathic liar. It is possible to avoid [...]

How to Learn to Go with the Flow When Everything Goes Wrong

By |2018-10-12T22:39:45+03:00October 12th, 2018|Categories: Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

Life has a habit of getting on top of us. We are all trying to balance jobs with family and social commitments, so when something goes wrong, you need to know when to go with the flow. However, despite best intentions, having a more relaxed attitude to something just doesn’t come easy to some of us. [...]

The Psychology of Conformity or Why Do We Have the Need to Fit in?

By |2019-01-25T23:16:28+03:00October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

What are the answers to the psychology of conformity? Why exactly do we do it? In today's crowded society, we all seek to find something about ourselves that is unique. However, by its very definition, conformity means to change behaviours in order to fit in with the people around you. We want to be unique, [...]

How Karpman Drama Triangle Can Help You Resolve Conflict in Your Relationships

By |2018-09-24T00:28:03+03:00September 23rd, 2018|Categories: Personality, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

If you face conflict, you might want to consider the Karpman Drama Triangle in how you manage your response. The Karpman Drama Triangle is a concept developed by social scientist Stephen Karpman M.D. It defines the three roles people typically take on in high-conflict situations. These three roles are the victim, the persecutor and the [...]