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  • dreams about the ocean

Dreams about the Ocean: Interpretations and Meanings

By |2020-03-22T17:16:17+03:00March 22nd, 2020|Categories: Dream Interpretation, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

Dreaming about the ocean can be relaxing, exhilarating or downright terrifying. To understand dreams about the ocean, you have to look at the condition and the context of the ocean. However, as a rule of thumb, oceans represent our emotions, often hidden deep within our subconscious. So whenever you are analysing oceans in dreams, take [...]

  • i hate people

‘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 [...]

  • cognitive effects

6 Cognitive Effects That Distort the Way You Think

By |2020-03-06T16:28:43+03:00March 6th, 2020|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , |

Cognitive effects can distort the way you think, increase anxiousness, and lead to numerous other difficulties. However, they are usually thought patterns viewing reality in an inaccurate and, typically, negative way. An example might be thinking “I am the unluckiest person on the planet”. As a result of this sort of thinking, or when experiencing [...]

  • Differences between Internal and External Locus of Control

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 [...]

  • self-sabotaging behavior signs

6 Signs You Are Self-Sabotaging and How to Stop This Toxic Behavior

By |2020-02-20T16:20:54+03:00February 20th, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

Unfortunately, we can sometimes fall into self-sabotaging behavior. There is more than one reason for that. At the moment, I feel as if I am sabotaging my life. Just when I think everything is okay, another boulder rolls down the hill and flattens me again. But it’s not a real boulder, it just feels like [...]

  • Oldest Child syndrome

7 Signs of Oldest Child Syndrome and How to Get Over It

By |2020-02-15T13:28:53+03:00February 15th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , |

Being the oldest sibling can be tough. After all, you were the Guinea pig, the one your parents used to learn how to be a parent. I guess that sounds kind of mean but think about it. Unless your parents worked at daycares or one of them babysit other children, when you, the oldest child [...]

  • distinction bias

How Distinction Bias Is Tricking You into Making the Wrong Choices

By |2020-02-12T12:29:53+03:00February 12th, 2020|Categories: Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

We all like to think we are in control of our decisions, but these are often influenced by many factors around us, leading our thought processes in one direction. What is distinction bias? Distinction bias is the influence of making a choice when presented with two similar options side by side simultaneously. This is a [...]

  • blaming yourself

The Toxic Habit of Blaming Yourself for Everything and How to Stop It

By |2020-02-03T22:54:18+03:00February 3rd, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , |

Blaming yourself for everything will not solve all the problems. In fact, it will cause many more. It has to stop. I have an example of two sides of a coin that are both toxic – that would be self-blame and being irresponsible. Honestly, I don’t know which one is worse. These traits come from [...]