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About Becky Storey

Becky Storey is a professional writer who has been passionate about the way we think and the human mind since she developed chronic anxiety many years ago. Now she loves to write and educate people on mental health and wellbeing, using her personal experience with anxiety to help others who deal with similar issues. When Becky is not writing, you’ll find her outside with her Labrador, sitting behind a jigsaw puzzle, or baking something with too much sugar.
  • Chronic Complainers

7 Signs of Chronic Complainers and How to Deal with Them

By |2020-06-02T00:38:27+03:00December 8th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Do you have people in your life that can’t help but have a negative outlook? These people are chronic complainers. They can be a dangerous drain on your energy with their constant negative attitude, but there are ways to manage them so they can’t take anyway your own joy. 7 Signs of Chronic Complainers They [...]

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The Rosenhan Experiment That Shattered the Boundaries of Sanity

By |2020-06-02T00:45:24+03:00December 4th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

In 1973, David Rosenhan published a psychological paper titled “On Being Sane in Insane Places”. This study became known famously as the Rosenhan Experiment. He wanted to discover whether medical professionals could really tell the difference between the sane and the insane. His research sent shockwaves through the psychiatry community and ultimately changed how diagnoses [...]

  • Intrapersonal Intelligence

Why Is Intrapersonal Intelligence Important and How to Develop It?

By |2020-06-02T00:51:34+03:00November 28th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , |

In the 1980s, a brand-new theory on intelligence emerged. Developed by Howard Gardner, this theory suggested that there is more than just the one version of intelligence. Instead of the typical IQ test, based on logic and numbers, there are several ways in which a person could be intelligent. These new types of intelligence include [...]

  • Why Do We Laugh

Why Do We Laugh and Find Some Things Funny, According to Science?

By |2020-06-02T00:54:55+03:00November 25th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Laughter is the best medicine, they say. Endless studies have shown that laughing is good for our health, but why do we do it? Why do we laugh at all? There are several scientific theories which try to explain why we laugh, and why we find some things so funny. It seems that there is [...]

  • psychology of obedience

The Psychology of Obedience: Why Do Some People Obey While Others Don’t?

By |2020-06-02T00:57:10+03:00November 23rd, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Law and order keep us safe and under control. For the most part, we can all get along with that. So, what is it in our psychology that makes some people content with obedience, while others shun the whole idea? Obedience and obeying the rules seem like second nature to most of us. We navigate our [...]

  • how to overcome mental blocks

How to Overcome Mental Blocks with These 3 Science-Backed Strategies

By |2020-06-02T00:59:04+03:00November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Mental blocks are stressful and sometimes painful things to experience and quite hard to overcome. When you have a mental block, your own brain is preventing the recall of memories or your ability to understand something. Remember your school days. Did you ever feel like no matter how many times the teacher explained something, you [...]

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6 Types of Loneliness and Different Causes of This Universal Feeling

By |2020-06-02T01:00:39+03:00November 20th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Loneliness is something we’re all familiar with. It’s almost a compulsory part of the human experience. But, did you know that there are many different types and causes of loneliness? Loneliness isn’t just one blanket feeling, it can be brought on by all sorts of experiences, not just from being alone. Knowing why you feel [...]

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5 Reasons Behind Oversharing on Social Media and How to Stop It

By |2020-06-02T01:07:06+03:00November 15th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

We love social media. It is an undeniable part of daily life now, and for the most part, that’s okay. Unfortunately, sometimes it can all get too much and we start oversharing personal things on social media. We all know someone whose social media is flooded with stories that are too personal and too detailed [...]