Brain Power

Learn how to use the potential of your brain: tips and strategies to boost your brain power

What Is Wishful Thinking and 5 Types of People Who Are Most Prone to It

By | 2018-06-19T18:19:15+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Personality, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

I do not think there is one person in this world who has not done wishful thinking. We all have a tendency to daydream about our future or things we would like to do. According to researchers, we spend about 10%-20% of our time absorbed in wishful thinking and imagination. Those around us could say [...]

7 Emotion-Focused Coping Techniques That Work Wonders for Anxiety and Stress

By | 2018-05-24T14:56:31+00:00 June 13th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

Anxiety and stress feed off your emotions, wouldn’t you say? That’s why emotion-focused coping techniques are the best ways to beat these villains before they can cause severe damage. No one likes being stressed out or filled with anxiety. Although anxiety can become so bad that it transforms into a disorder, it can still be [...]

Feeling Mentally Drained? 3 Non-Obvious Things That Cause Mental Fatigue

By | 2018-05-15T15:33:24+00:00 May 31st, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

Feeling mentally drained or fatigued is something that we all will have to cope with at some point in our life. There are a number of very obvious causes, usually physical and biological ones, that most people will understand as the underlying cause of feeling emotionally or mentally drained. These are factors such as a [...]

Cognitive Restructuring: Reframe Your Negative Thoughts and Limiting Beliefs

By | 2018-05-24T14:55:57+00:00 May 24th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , |

Also known as cognitive reframing, cognitive restructuring "is a technique drawn from cognitive therapy that can help people identify, challenge and alter stress-inducing thought patterns and beliefs" while learning how to develop new sets of stress coping mechanism skills. Cognitive restructuring is highly used in treating patients who suffer from depression. Yet, it is recommendable [...]

5 Skills to Learn If You Want to Improve Yourself and Your Life

By | 2018-05-24T14:34:57+00:00 May 24th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

There are five important skills to learn if you seek to become a better person and change your life. If someone asked you where you thought you would be in the next five to ten years, would you know how to respond? Do you even have the slightest idea where you see yourself going in [...]

What Is Creative Problem-Solving and How to Master It with These 8 Strategies

By | 2018-05-17T16:03:02+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

Often when we have a problem, we try to solve it in the same way we did before. However, some issues cannot be solved with existing ideas and solutions. In this case, we need to turn to creative problem-solving strategies. Creative problem-solving is a way of moving beyond predictable and obvious solutions to problems. When [...]

How to Overcome Social Anxiety by Asking Yourself This One Silly Question

By | 2018-05-30T15:44:57+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

If you want to know how to overcome social anxiety, you’ve probably already read tons of articles on the subject. There are many techniques for dealing with social anxiety, but they don’t work for everyone. Some are too complex, others are too challenging, such as forcing yourself to talk to strangers. Today, I will show [...]

5 Social Activities That Are Ruining Your Intelligence & Mental Health

By | 2018-05-08T15:20:53+00:00 May 8th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Social activities are what makes humans different from other animals. Human beings are, by nature, social creatures. So you would think that the more we get together, talk to one another, share ideas and knowledge, the smarter we’d get. Not so according to research, which suggests that some social activities are actually bad for our [...]