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  • Mean World Syndrome signs

9 Signs You Have Mean World Syndrome & How to Fight It

By |2020-05-23T12:51:20+03:00May 23rd, 2020|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

There’s an unwritten rule we all tend to assume. The rule is ‘the more violence a person views on TV, the more violent their tendencies are in real life’. But one person believed the reverse to be true. That in fact, the more violent the media, the more frightened we become. This is Mean World [...]

  • worry time anxiety

Worry Time: How to Schedule Your Anxieties

By |2020-05-22T12:34:12+03:00May 22nd, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

There’s a new way of dealing with anxiety. It’s a unique process called “worry time”, which schedules a time for your obsessive concerns. For those who suffer from anxiety, worrying seems like a normal part of life. On a personal level, I worry way too much during the day, then keep myself up at night [...]

  • false awakening symptoms causes

False Awakening in Regular and Lucid Dreams: Causes & Symptoms

By |2020-05-20T13:27:50+03:00May 20th, 2020|Categories: Dream Interpretation, Human Brain|Tags: , , , , |

Have you ever been convinced that you’d woken up from sleep, but in fact, you were still dreaming? If so you might have experienced a false awakening. A false awakening happens when the dreamer wakes up during their dream only to realise they are still dreaming and wake up later on. While the dreamer believes they [...]

  • How the Law of Reciprocity Works

How the Law of Reciprocity Works & Practical Ways to Use It

By |2020-05-15T12:31:34+03:00May 15th, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

The law of reciprocity is all about an action being rewarded with another action in return. But how does this all work exactly, and how do you best use it to benefit your life and the lives of others? This law is all about spreading to good between us all, and it's something that more [...]

  • Signs of a Sense of Entitlement

9 Signs of a Sense of Entitlement You May Not Know You Have

By |2020-05-11T15:15:21+03:00May 11th, 2020|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Could it be that you are not as humble and satisfied as you think? The truth is you could be harboring a sense of entitlement. I’d like to think that I’m a balanced human being, despite the fact that I struggle with many forms of mental illness. Do I have a sense of entitlement? Honestly, [...]

  • just-world hypothesis

Just-World Hypothesis & Examples of How It Fools You

By |2020-05-04T20:08:20+03:00May 4th, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , |

Do you think that life is fair and that generally speaking, people get what they deserve? If so, you may have fallen victim to the Just-World Hypothesis. What Is the Just-World Hypothesis? The just-world hypothesis is a tendency to believe that the world is a just place and that we all end up with what [...]

  • Tree Hugging

Tree-Hugging Encouraged in Iceland as a Way to Cope with Isolation

By |2020-05-05T13:03:53+03:00May 4th, 2020|Categories: Earth, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

The citizens of Iceland have been encouraged by the forestry service to hug trees every day for five at least minutes. This is being encouraged to help people cope with social isolation, but does it really work? In this post, we will look at research showing the surprising benefits of hugging trees and explore why [...]

  • emotional numbness

Emotional Numbness: Causes, Symptoms & Ways to Cope

By |2020-05-03T23:03:19+03:00May 3rd, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

There is something that can be worse than feeling furious or hopeless. Emotional numbness can evolve from various issues and cause serious damage. You’re not alone if you can’t cry at a funeral. You’re also not a freak if you can’t laugh or smile on happy occasions. There is something else going on within you [...]