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What Is Downshifting and Why More and More People Chose It

By |2020-04-04T18:07:20+03:00April 4th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Modern life is getting busier and louder by the day. Pressure mounts and stress becomes the norm, and we just accept it. Some refuse to embrace the chaotic nature, though. Downshifters, those who practice downshifting, are saying no to the typical overwhelming nature of our day to day lives. Downshifting is a method by which [...]

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What Is Status Quo Bias and How It Leads You to a Mediocre Life

By |2020-03-15T16:53:41+03:00March 15th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Status quo bias is a powerful cognitive bias that can affect you so severely that it leads you to live a mediocre life. There are many different cognitive biases which can have a powerful impact on our psyches and our lives. One of the most common ones is status quo bias. It stops people from [...]

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‘I Hate People’: Why You Feel This Way and How to Cope

By |2020-03-24T16:38:12+03:00March 13th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

I have been guilty of saying “I hate people”, but I really don’t. There’s much more to my emotions, and I wish to think positively. Even the most friendly and extroverted person may say they hate people, but they don’t really mean it because, after all, they usually like people more than some of the [...]

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Communication Problems Introverts Have & How to Overcome Them

By |2020-03-10T13:00:35+03:00March 10th, 2020|Categories: Introvert's World, Personal Development, Personality, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Being an introvert is never easy. It’s exhausting to go about your day sometimes. Communication problems plague every conversation. Every interaction brings up thoughts of self-doubt, self-consciousness and more often than not, fear of embarrassment. Of course, not every introvert has social anxiety. However, even the most socially confident introverts find too much interaction to [...]

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5 Signs Toxic Shame Is Taking Over Your Life & How to Stop It

By |2020-03-05T13:22:19+03:00March 5th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

It’s not wrong to feel ashamed about something, but it is wrong to harbor toxic shame. How can we stop doing this? If you do something wrong, it’s perfectly normal to feel a little shame. But some of us struggle with the trap of unhealthy shame that always keeps us repeating past mistakes in our [...]

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Key Differences between Internal and External Locus of Control

By |2020-02-29T17:17:08+03:00February 26th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , |

When something goes wrong in your life, do you tend to blame yourself or someone else? Psychologists call this type of ‘blaming’ or ‘attribution of success or failure’ our Internal and External Locus of Control. Sounds complicated, right? Well, it’s not, and it can affect how happy your life is. So what is this locus [...]

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3 Signs of Perfection Paralysis and How to Overcome It

By |2020-02-24T13:22:51+03:00February 24th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

I think it would be fair to say that we’ve all struggled with perfection paralysis at least once in our lives. We’ve all wanted so badly to be perfect that we haven’t been able to do anything at all. It is a fairly common experience to be so afraid of being less than perfect that [...]

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4 Psychological Skills Truly Smart People Have

By |2020-02-19T20:16:09+03:00February 19th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Some people just seem to sail through life, don’t they? They face problems with determination, successes with humility, and are just all-around likeable, smart and decent folk. Perhaps they are using psychological skills that we don’t know about? There are certainly lots of life hacks that people use in order to get ahead. For instance, [...]