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About Francesca Forsythe

Francesca Forsythe is a professional writer with a Bachelors degree in Law and Philosophy. She is now currently studying a dual award Masters degree in European Law and Philosophy of Law. She has written for several websites in a range of subjects across Lifestyle, Relationships, and Health and Fitness, as well as academic pieces in her fields of study. Her main pursuits are learning new innovative ways of keeping fit and healthy, as well as broadening her knowledge to create a holistic approach to achieving success.

What Is Planning Fallacy and 4 Ways You Can Avoid It

By |2019-08-23T13:40:56+03:00July 31st, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

If you feel your organization skills are somewhat lacking, you may be falling victim to the planning fallacy. We are all guilty of mistaken planning, leaving us rushing to meet deadlines and finish tasks we thought we had plenty of time to finish. However, it happens to some of us more than others. If you [...]

The False Consensus Effect and How It Distorts Our Thinking

By |2019-08-23T13:41:03+03:00July 28th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Have you ever been shocked that people don't agree with you when you assumed they would? You may be experiencing the false consensus effect. What is the false consensus effect? False consensus effect is a cognitive bias which causes people to overestimate the normality of their opinions, beliefs, values, and preferences. This leads to the [...]

Sternberg’s Triarchic Theory of Intelligence and What It Reveals

By |2019-07-27T15:15:32+03:00July 27th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Sternberg’s Triarchic Theory of Intelligence was a revolutionary approach to human intelligence which took into account much more than empirical data. Robert Sternberg developed his Triarchic Theory of Intelligence in the 1980s as an attempt to understand human intelligent in terms of components rather than ability. Contrary to the beliefs of the time, Sternberg rejected [...]

How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes with These 13 Mind Hacks

By |2019-07-15T19:15:01+03:00July 15th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Everyone wants to think like Sherlock Holmes, the most famed and impressive detective of all time. Although he is a fictional character, Sherlock Holmes is famous for his intelligent detective skills and sharp perception. To many, it may seem as though real people could never reach this level of awareness. This, however, is not true. [...]

Naikan Reflection: How This Japanese Technique Transforms Your Relationships

By |2019-07-12T19:48:48+03:00July 12th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests, Spirituality|Tags: , , , |

Naikan Reflection helps us to better understand ourselves and others in our various relationships. Relationships are complicated, and it is always easier to focus on the bad parts than the good. Naikan Reflection is a form of genuine self-reflection which aims to help us understand our relationships better. By understanding the bigger picture, we can [...]

The Art of Divided Attention and How to Master It to Boost Your Productivity

By |2019-07-09T19:51:53+03:00July 9th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

We view divided attention or multitasking negatively, but it can be greatly beneficial to boost productivity. Divided attention has a negative connotation of not giving tasks your full focus. Although this can be true, there are ways to hone your multitasking skills to increase your productivity. All it takes is a little bit of practice [...]

What Is Pygmalion Effect and How It Can Bring Positive Results

By |2019-07-02T20:02:42+03:00July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

In a position of power, how you treat those below you makes a huge difference, as proved by the Pygmalion Effect. Whether we are looking after children, managing staff, or coaching a team, our behavior has a direct influence. It is all too easy to see some as more capable than others, and some as [...]

Terror Management Theory and How It Explains Our Beliefs and Behaviors

By |2019-06-27T23:26:24+03:00June 27th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We all get scared of the fatality of human life, but the Terror Management Theory may be affecting you more than you realize. Fear of death is a natural reaction when we become aware of its inevitability. We all have our own ways of managing this fear, from acceptance to complete ignorance. The fear of [...]