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.

11 Symptoms of Depression in Men and How They Differ from Those in Women

By | 2018-04-26T00:01:49+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

When you think of depression, you may assume that everyone experiences it the same way. However, the symptoms of depression in men are often different than in women. If you fail to recognize symptoms of depression in men, it may go untreated. In fact, the unique struggles of men have severe consequences. According to the [...]

8 Unexpected Things That Lower IQ, According to Scientific Studies

By | 2018-04-24T13:44:37+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Many of us try to keep our minds sharp by doing puzzles and learning new things. But some of the other things we do might lower IQ. Read on to find out how you may be sabotaging your own intelligence. Research has found that the following things and habits lower IQ and ruin cognitive functions. [...]

How to Forgive Yourself and Others (and Why You Should Do It, According to Science)

By | 2018-04-22T23:39:34+00:00 April 22nd, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Why should you learn how to forgive yourself and others? Are you the type of person that brushes off an act of unkindness or do you hold a grudge for years? If you make a mistake, do you find it hard to forgive yourself or does it barely register? Learning how to forgive yourself and [...]

How to Help Someone with Anxiety Deal with Their Fears and Feel Better

By | 2018-04-21T23:42:10+00:00 April 21st, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

If you want to learn how to help someone with anxiety, you have to learn patience first. The fears of anxiety are crippling and aren’t so easy to eliminate. I think one of the worst mental disabilities is the anxiety disorder. Of course, that’s just my opinion, considering I suffer from this disorder every day. [...]

What Is Emotional Depression and How to Recognize & Deal with It

By | 2018-04-20T15:23:11+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

When we talk about emotional depression, what we really mean is a form of depression whereby a series of emotions, such as fear, grief anger and shame, end up not just becoming the predominant emotion but also feeding back on themselves in a loop that feels impossible to overcome. Emotional depression is different from, say, [...]

The Vicious Cycle of Emotional Manipulation and How to Break the Pattern

By | 2018-04-16T21:11:51+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

The worst part of emotional manipulation is not feeling and going through this struggle. No, the most horrible part of enduring this abuse is repeating it with others. I’m going to be honest with you, I have endured emotional manipulation since as far back as I can remember. No, there is no defined point in [...]

6 Things That Hide Behind Defensive Behavior and How to Deal with It

By | 2018-04-13T14:49:26+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

Defensive behavior can be detrimental in both personal and professional spheres. We typically perceive defensive behavior as an intentional slight or offense to us. But what we don’t realize is that we are also capable of unintentional offense. As human beings, we react to our environments and, when we feel threatened, we try to protect [...]

7 Side Effects of an Above Average IQ Backed by Scientific Studies

By | 2018-04-12T16:02:53+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Having an above average IQ obviously has many benefits. However, there are some less positive side effects. Read on to find out the drawbacks of having a high IQ. Having an above average IQ gives you many opportunities in life. However, it doesn't guarantee success and happiness. Understanding the drawbacks of having an above average [...]