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About Valerie

Valerie holds a bachelor degree in law and a B.A. in Psychology. She is fond of reading and writing about science (especially cognitive science and psychology), technology, and various controversial and thought-provoking topics. She is passionate about movies, travelling and photography.

How to Deal with Obsessive Thoughts When You Have Depression or Anxiety

By |2019-04-15T15:29:40+03:00April 10th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Obsessive thoughts and painful feelings are the curses of depression. One of the most agonizing effects this affliction brings with it is intrusive and unwanted thoughts. If you are one of the people who suffer from both anxiety and depression, day-to-day life can feel burdensome because of compulsive thoughts. Unwanted intrusive thoughts can cause a [...]

How to Overcome Low Self-Esteem: 4 Techniques That Really Work

By |2019-03-31T15:08:50+03:00March 31st, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

Self-esteem is something everyone suffers from in their life - some more than others. Yet, few people know how to overcome low self-esteem or make any effort to learn to. Instead, most people tend to believe that every thought their mind tells them is the truth and thus let their negative thinking rule them. The [...]

9 Signs of an Impending Depressive Episode and How to Cope with It

By |2019-03-24T19:10:37+03:00February 23rd, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

You don’t have to be suffering from clinical depression to experience a depressive episode. If you have been going through unsettling emotional lows, then this article is just right for you. Here are 9 signs of an impending depressive episode and tips on how to deal with it. What is a depressive episode? A [...]

5 Unanswered Questions about the Human Mind That Still Puzzle Scientists

By |2019-02-18T14:54:17+03:00February 18th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

It’s little wonder that we have so many unanswered questions about the human mind. Our minds are the most powerful computers in the world. They encase not only a whole personality but also run every part of the body. All this allows us to move around and feel emotions. Yet, as far as scientists have [...]

4 Common Stressful Situations Most People Face and How to Cope with Them

By |2019-02-25T16:06:25+03:00February 16th, 2019|Categories: Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , |

Stressful situations are events that disturb the body’s equilibrium state. Stress can be a form of our body’s reaction to both positive and negative events. Those events in our life that affect the normal routine our body is adapted to are referred to as stressful situations. Research suggests that stress isn’t always bad, in fact, it [...]

What Is Agitated Depression and What Are Its Symptoms and Treatment Options

By |2019-01-23T17:25:46+03:00January 23rd, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Agitated depression falls under the umbrella of the depression diagnosis. It is a form of depression where the individual is often agitated, restless and angry often. In the past, agitated depression was known as “melancholia agitata”, but is now referred to as “mixed mania” or “mixed features”. Agitated depression is often seen in people who [...]

Top 5 Famous People with Schizophrenia in Literature, Science and Art

By |2018-12-12T19:05:30+03:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: History & Archaeology, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Famous people with schizophrenia is something the media does not cover often. Throughout history, famous people with schizophrenia have received recognition and praise for their unique accomplishments and careers. Schizophrenia is a chronic mental health disorder affecting approximately 1 percent of the world’s population. There are many types of schizophrenia diagnoses, such as paranoid schizophrenia, [...]

How to Find Your Child’s Temperament Type and Parent Them Accordingly

By |2018-11-22T20:42:13+03:00November 22nd, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

A child’s temperament is a set of characteristics and qualities he or she exhibits on a daily basis. There are nine major characteristics making up a child’s temperament. This includes activity level, approachability, adaptability, mood, intensity, distractibility, and sensory threshold. These characteristics combined in of temperament include emotional responses, behavior, peer dynamics, and interpersonal relationships. [...]