How to become a happier and better person? Personal development tips and techniques to improve your personality traits and change your attitude.

How Defensive Pessimism Can Help You Cope with Anxiety

Stop telling people that everything is going to be fine. Sometimes it isn’t, and this is where defensive pessimism helps us cope with that fact. Not everything in the world goes according to plan. Some things go terribly wrong. For optimists, this can be devastating. You see, optimistic people, while…

Why Emotional Awareness Is Important and How to Build It

Emotional awareness - or emotional intelligence - will not only connect you better to others but also to yourself. The ability to be aware of the emotions of others can go a long way in creating better connections. Being able to empathize with another person is at the cornerstone of…

How to Cultivate Empathy and Compassion in the Coronavirus Crisis

During these uncertain times, more and more of us around the world face curfews and social distancing. However, we know that too much inward focus can lead to us feeling isolated. On the other hand, studies show numerous benefits from giving social support and practicing empathy and compassion for others.…

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

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…

Communication Problems Introverts Have & How to Overcome Them

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…