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About Christina

I'm a psychology student with a passion for books, good food and movies. I can often be found reading self-help articles snuggled up in bed with a cup of coffee or writing about anything and everything in a quiet cafe somewhere.

4 Psychologically Damaging Things Most Parents Say to Their Children

By | 2017-09-08T19:38:16+00:00 September 20th, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Are you guilty of saying these psychologically damaging things to your children? Most parents are. As children grow, they need to be nurtured in such a careful way, since their minds are so delicate. As a child, our deep-rooted perceptual foundations are built by the influence of the adults in that child’s life. There are [...]

6 Problems All Old Souls Experience at Some Point in Their Life

By | 2017-03-05T17:16:06+00:00 September 15th, 2016|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Old Souls can be defined in many ways, mainly that they are wise beyond their years and like spending time alone. They also like doing things that generally elderly people enjoy, no matter their actual age. If you’ve experienced any of these common problems, you’re probably an old soul too: 1. Not fitting in with [...]

Lazy People Have One Mental Advantage, Studies Show

By | 2017-01-13T21:47:19+00:00 September 14th, 2016|Categories: Brain Power, Psychology & Mental Health, Success Skills, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Are you one of those lazy people? Well, then you probably have a mental advantage over your active peers! Personally, I’m quite a lazy person. Sort-of. I like being productive and getting things done, but I also like the tasks that allow me to stay in my pyjamas in bed all day – such as [...]

The Time You Spend in the Shower Can Determine How Lonely You Are

By | 2017-02-10T19:45:56+00:00 September 12th, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Do you spend a lot of time in the shower? Here's what it could reveal about your loneliness. Whether you’re the type to take a five-minute shower in the morning, or a luxurious hour-long soak in the tub in the evening, it can say a lot about how lonely you are. Loneliness can look differently [...]

5 Surprising Signs That You May Have Above Average Intelligence

By | 2017-01-13T21:47:28+00:00 August 27th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

What does above average intelligence actually entail? We all know one person who is so smart, the term 'genius' just seems to fit them perfectly. But what are the actual traits of a genius and how do you know if you are one? Well, according to scientists, it’s actually quite simple. People of above average [...]

Classical Music Lovers and Metal Fans Have Surprisingly Similar Personalities

By | 2017-04-19T23:00:17+00:00 August 16th, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

If you love listening to classical music, it seems that you may have similar personality traits with metal fans. Although classical music and heavy metal seem like they couldn’t be further apart musically, new research shows that fans of these genres are actually quite similar in their psychological profiles and that the two aren’t actually [...]

Here Is How Power Naps Can Make You More Creative and Productive

By | 2017-01-13T21:47:35+00:00 August 8th, 2016|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

If you start taking power naps daily, you will feel more productive, energetic, healthy and even more creative, new studies suggest. The idea of being a stressed workaholic has been glamorised by the media, placing importance on having endless to-do lists and a frantic workspace as being the pinnacle of success. So it’s no wonder [...]

A Fun Guide to Interacting with an Introvert in Your Life

By | 2017-03-05T17:16:26+00:00 August 7th, 2016|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality, Self-Improvement|Tags: , |

If you have difficulties in interacting with an introvert, this fun guide will help you. We introverts aren’t really that different to everyone else, we just get our energy from being alone. We enjoy solitude and require it in order to recharge our batteries. That isn’t to say we don’t like people or that we [...]