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Do your best to become a happier and better person: tips and techniques to develop your personal qualities and change your attitude

How to Practice Modern Stoicism and Why It Will Make You Happier

By |2019-06-25T17:20:23+03:00June 25th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

Just one glance at the internet and you’ll be deluged with posts promising to reveal the secrets of everlasting happiness. But actually, there is no mystery to being happy, and modern stoicism can show you why. The word stoic suggests a longsuffering, patient, tolerant person that bears their burden without complaint. However, to imply that [...]

How to Overcome Inferiority Complex with 7 Methods That Work

By |2019-06-22T13:45:42+03:00June 23rd, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Confidence equals good mental health, and that’s why learning to overcome the inferiority complex is so important. Having an inferiority complex means you never really feel good about yourself. In fact, most other people in your life seem greater, more intelligent or more talented. Others may also seem beautiful as opposed to your ugliness. Do [...]

What Is the Zeigarnik Effect and How to Use It to Beat Procrastination

By |2019-06-22T13:16:59+03:00June 22nd, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

If you need a way to stop procrastination, the Zeigarnik Effect may be able to help you. Procrastination is difficult to quit. Sometimes starting a task seems to be the hardest thing to do, so we put it off. If you want to stop avoiding work and increase your efficiency, the Zeigarnik Effect may be [...]

9 Signs of a Truly Independent Person: Are You One?

By |2019-06-19T14:06:02+03:00June 20th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Personality|Tags: , , , , |

Being an independent person doesn’t come from living an easy life. The trials of life make you stronger. I get angry sometimes when things go wrong. I sometimes lose hope when past hardships repeat themselves over and over. But I think this happens because there is yet something we’re meant to learn. I also think [...]

7 Profound Lessons Eastern Philosophy Teaches Us about Life

By |2019-06-11T20:41:11+03:00June 12th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , |

Eastern philosophy does not differ from other philosophic teachings in its overall objective. This is to teach us to be wiser individuals and to ultimately provide guidance as to how to live well. Therefore, Eastern philosophy is no different from Western philosophy is this sense. The distinction lies in how it suggests we can achieve [...]

5 Signs the Illusion of Control Is Ruining Your Life and How to Stop It

By |2019-06-11T16:15:20+03:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , |

If you think you’re in control of life, think again. The illusion of control, although sometimes positive, can have negative consequences. Sometimes, to be honest, I believe that people who do wrong toward others are punished. Hey, maybe they are. As for me, if I fall into the illusion of control in this aspect, I [...]

How to Practice Self-Forgiveness When You Are Too Hard on Yourself

By |2019-06-08T23:11:42+03:00June 8th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

We must forgive others and sometimes we must practice self-forgiveness. No one is perfect. We all make mistakes. Feeling bad for doing something wrong is normal. We should seek forgiveness when we’ve made mistakes or even been purposely cruel in the past. However, dragging yourself through the mud for a long time after your regrets [...]

4 Signs of Overconfidence Bias and How It Affects You Judgement

By |2019-06-07T20:42:45+03:00June 7th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

Overconfidence bias is something we are all guilty of and we may not even realize how much it affects our judgment. What is overconfidence bias? Overconfidence bias, or the overconfidence effect, is a bias established in a person’s subjective confidence of their judgments. As a result, that person will consider their judgments as much more [...]