Psychology & Mental Health

//Psychology & Mental Health

A healthy mind in a healthy body: mental health problems and solutions, scientific findings and interesting facts on psychology and mental health. Incredible hypotheses about human conscious and subconscious mind.

Are You Feeling Numb? 7 Things That Could Cause This and How to Cope

By |2019-09-16T20:47:27+03:00September 16th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Wow! How’d you know? I am feeling numb. I go through stages that always seem to lead back to this place. Feelings of numbness come and go, sometimes without warning. Their random tingling slips into our minds and leaves us as if we’re floating in a pool of nothing. Could it be? Well, feeling numb [...]

Schadenfreude and the Psychology of This Dark State That We All Experience

By |2019-09-15T14:57:23+03:00September 15th, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Schadenfreude. Morrissey nailed it when he wrote the song “We Hate It When Our Friends Become Successful,” and you know what – I agree with him. There’s an instant feeling of warm satisfaction when someone you know didn’t get that important promotion, or they split up from their partner, or you find out that it [...]

Survivorship Bias and 4 Examples of How It Can Distort Your Thinking

By |2019-09-13T21:29:04+03:00September 13th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

There are many cognitive biases that influence our decisions and judgements, but have you ever heard of survivorship bias? I hadn’t until I read about a particular problem and a very clever man who solved it. Survivorship Bias and WWII Fighter Planes Here’s the problem. It’s 1943 and we are in the middle of WWII. [...]

Study: What Your Spending Habits Reveal about Your Personality

By |2019-09-08T12:17:31+03:00September 8th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

What do you spend your money on? I don’t mean the essentials in life like food, bills and rent. I mean, what do you love to buy? Do you buy material things like books, clothes, music or jewellery? Or do you prefer to purchase experiences like holidays, theatre tickets or trips to the cinema or [...]

3 Neglected Social Anxiety Causes That Could Explain Your Mental Issues

By |2019-09-05T17:51:12+03:00September 5th, 2019|Categories: Empath and HSP, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Social anxiety is a common mental disorder in today’s world. According to estimates, around 7% of the US population were diagnosed in the past year while about 12% of American adults experience the symptoms at some point in their lives. What causes social anxiety? It is not totally clear what is hiding behind this mental [...]

The Psychology of Fight-or-Flight Response and How to Make It Work for You

By |2019-09-02T17:54:13+03:00September 2nd, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Anyone who has suffered from anxiety or panic attacks will undoubtedly have heard of the fight-or-flight response. It’s a rush of adrenalin you get that prepares your body to flee a dangerous scenario or stay and defend yourself. So how can we use the psychology of fight-or-flight response to our advantage? The Origins of the [...]

Post-Vacation Depression Is Real: How to Recognize and Overcome It

By |2019-09-01T16:08:43+03:00September 1st, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

There are many reasons to feel depressed, and one of the worst types of depression during this season is post-vacation depression. The excitement associated with going on vacation can be overwhelming. Unfortunately, so can the feeling of post-vacation depression. Although you really should be basking in the memories of your holiday, most of the time, [...]

7 Amazing Benefits of Being Bilingual, According to Science

By |2019-08-28T13:37:32+03:00August 28th, 2019|Categories: Education, Human Brain, Languages, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In this global era, it's necessary to be able to converse in more than one language. Hence, we should embrace the benefits of being bilingual. Being able to speak two languages gives you an edge in many areas of life. We're here to tell you what they are. A Case Study of Singapore A bilingual [...]