Psychology & Mental Health

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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.

Humans Express Only Four Primary Emotions, Study Finds

By | 2017-12-10T13:13:48+00:00 December 10th, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

A recent study has found that we express just four primary emotions.  It also revealed some remarkable evolutionary mechanisms behind our emotions. Human beings are extraordinary creatures as we are the only species that express our emotions through our facial expressions. It is generally accepted that there are six primary emotions, as first proposed by [...]

10 Depression Quotes That Truly Explain the Illness

By | 2017-12-08T15:32:01+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , |

Depression quotes explain mental illness sometimes better than anything else. After all, we need a voice in order to heal. For those who live with depression, making others understand seems impossible, doesn’t it? I know it seems pretty daunting to me. I was diagnosed with severe depression, along with a few other mental illnesses, when [...]

10 Weird Phobias You Probably Did Not Know Existed

By | 2017-12-03T13:03:16+00:00 December 3rd, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , |

You have probably heard about social phobia or agoraphobia, but there are some uncommon and weird phobias you didn’t even know existed. Past experiences can have a profound influence on our reaction to the environment. But when traumatic events occur, phobias are usually a result, even if some researchers claim that not all types of [...]

10 Stress Management Techniques Backed by Science

By | 2017-12-02T17:19:27+00:00 December 2nd, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Stress can affect anyone at any time in their life, but knowing and using clever stress management techniques is a sure-fire way of relieving it. Too much stress can have dire consequences in both our professional and private lives, and whereas medication can be a short-term solution, there are many other stress management techniques, backed [...]

How to Tell If Someone Is Lying with These 10 Science-Backed Hacks

By | 2017-12-01T21:11:51+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Researchers studying lying and deception have discovered several tell-tale signs that can teach us how to tell if someone is lying. On their own, some of these signs are not too much to worry about. They can sometimes be for completely different reasons and not a sign of lying at all. However, if you notice [...]

7 Signs You Have an Emotional Blockage That Prevents You from Being Happy

By | 2017-11-28T14:15:15+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

We form an emotional blockage when we don’t express our emotions in a healthy way. Could you be blocking your emotions to an extent that it makes you unhappy? Healthy emotions, expressed freely and without barriers, are the key to a healthy body and mind. What this means is that when we feel an emotion, [...]

How to Stop Obsessive Thoughts from Ruining Your Life

By | 2017-11-26T12:17:25+00:00 November 26th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

I can tell you how to stop obsessive thoughts so you can take control of your life. It takes willpower and a few other tricks! Okay, well I’m not an expert on how to stop obsessive thoughts, and here is why. For years, I’ve struggled with these irritating little habits myself. I constantly worried about [...]

How Technology Fuels Anxiety Symptoms in the Modern World (Infographic)

By | 2017-11-25T17:55:18+00:00 November 25th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Futurism & Technology, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Anxiety symptoms have never been so common before. Among the factors that cause anxiety disorders, technology plays a huge role. It’s a tech-savvy world, one cannot deny that. And has technology become an integral part of our lives? Has it taken over basic functions and very comfortably made its place in our day-to-day pattern [...]