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Janey Davies is a sub-editor of the website Learning-mind.com and a professional writer who has been published online for over 10 years. She has suffered from a panic disorder for over 30 years, which led her to an interest in human psychology. Looking to cure her own phobia prompted her to study and receive an Honours degree in Psychology with the Open University. Janey uses the experiences of her own anxiety to offer help and advice to others dealing with mental health issues. Her particular interests lie in phobias, criminology, dream analysis, and unlocking the potential of the mind. Janey has also published a psychological science-fiction novel “The Big Secret”. To relax, she walks her dogs, reads true-life crime novels, and listens to music. Connect with Janey on Linkedin.

Crab Mentality Explains Why People Are Not Happy for Others

On coasts around the world, fishermen fill their buckets with crabs and leave them unattended while they fish for more. These fishermen are not worried that their crabs will escape. The crabs police themselves, dragging down any would-be escapees back into the bucket. This self-sabotaging behaviour is called crab mentality…

Parasitic Lifestyle: Why Psychopaths & Narcissists Prefer to Live Off Other People

When I think about psychopaths and narcissists, I conjure up a certain image. There is the cold, manipulative psychopath and then the self-absorbed, entitled narcissist. As for their lifestyles, psychopaths need power and control and narcissists crave admiration. That is a basic summary of their character traits I know. However,…

11 Science-Backed Communication Techniques to Instantly Connect with Anyone

Wouldn’t it be amazing if you could instantly connect with anyone you wanted to? Just imagine how much your life would improve. You’d have no problem asking your boss for a rise. You’d bond immediately with a first date. Family problems would be solved. You’d have a superpower! I might…

Top 12 Accidental Discoveries That Changed the World

Anyone interested in science knows that it takes carefully constructed experiments to produce results. Or does it? You might be surprised, as I was, to learn that between 30 and 50% of all scientific discoveries occur by accident.  But there is something extraordinary about these accidental discoveries. They may have…