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6 Signs of Low Emotional Intelligence and How It Distorts Your Perception & Behavior

By |2019-10-14T18:12:10+03:00October 14th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , |

High emotional intelligence is increasingly being linked to overall life success. Rather than the standard cognitive intelligence (IQ) test, research suggests that emotional intelligence (or ‘EQ’) is more important in determining an individual’s success when it comes to work, relationships and general well-being. On the flip side, low emotional intelligence can be inhibiting and distort [...]

What the Body Language of the Hands Can Reveal about People

By |2019-10-13T13:22:22+03:00October 13th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Can our hands reveal our deepest secrets? Could I tell what you’re thinking just by watching your hand movements? We’ve all heard of the study of body language, but does it apply to the hands as well? Why Our Hands Are an Important Part of Our Body Language We use our hands every day to [...]

The Origin of Halloween and Its Forgotten Ancient Roots

By |2019-10-12T15:22:52+03:00October 13th, 2019|Categories: History & Archaeology, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

Halloween brings jack-o-lanterns, candy, and decorations, but, do we really know anything about this holiday's origin? The history of the beginning of Halloween is debated among many people, groups and spiritualists. So, you might say that Halloween has more than one origin. The historical origins are usually considered the absolute truth and beginning of the [...]

What Causes Enochlophobia or the Fear of Crowds and How to Cope with It

By |2019-10-11T19:28:24+03:00October 11th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Do you have an irrational fear of large crowds? If so, you may suffer from Enochlophobia, also known by the name Demiphobia. It’s more common than you think. I have many phobias. I can’t say which, at the moment, affects me more, but I know I am afraid of crowds, that's one of them. I [...]

What Mind Illusions and Magic Tricks Reveal about Human Perception

By |2019-10-08T22:58:33+03:00October 8th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

The way we see and the way we think about things can be changed due to mind illusions. You will question what you’re experiencing. The way magic tricks work reveals many interesting things about our perception. As a child, I loved to watch magic tricks. I was astounded by objects disappearing and reappearing right before [...]

7 Main Causes of Bullying That Explain Why Children Become Bullies

By |2019-10-06T14:14:47+03:00October 6th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Bullies aren’t just bad kids or evil people. There are many causes of bullying that might surprise you. I was bullied in school, so bad that I developed psychological issues. At one point, it was so bad that I couldn’t even stay in school for more than 2 hours a day. My father would take [...]

Why Sad Things Make Us Happy, According to Psychology

By |2019-10-12T16:16:26+03:00October 5th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Sad things, by nature, should make us sad, right? Sad songs, sad movies, sad pieces of art and sad television shows make us shed endless tears and feel that aching pit in our stomachs. And yet, we love them and couldn’t be without them. As it turns out, these sad things can even make us [...]

What Is Hostile Attribution Bias and How It Distorts Your Perception of Other People

By |2019-10-04T15:56:53+03:00October 4th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Let me ask you a question. Here’s a scenario. You see a group of your friends huddled together and laughing. Suddenly, they see you and they stop. What would be your immediate reaction? Would you think they were laughing at your expense? Perhaps you imagined they were spreading malicious rumours about you. Maybe they were [...]