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  • Personality in the Workplace

Personality in the Workplace: 9 Most Difficult Types

By |2020-03-11T20:26:06+02:00March 11th, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Over the years, I’ve worked in a lot of different jobs. From factory floors to secretarial roles, it doesn’t seem to matter which. There’s always one personality in the workplace that gets on everyone’s nerves. And that gave me an idea. There must be specific personality types in the workplace that everyone recognises and secretly [...]

  • Theories of Intelligence in Psychology

4 Most Interesting Theories of Intelligence in Psychology

By |2020-03-24T16:51:30+02:00March 9th, 2020|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Intelligence and how we gain it has been a puzzle for centuries, but there are four theories in psychology I think you’ll find most interesting. Psychologists have been trying to define intelligence for centuries, but many disagree on what intelligence really is. This has led to the development of many different psychological theories of intelligence [...]

  • safety bias social anxiety

How Safety Bias Tricks Socially Anxious People into Toxic Avoidance

By |2020-03-09T14:50:53+02:00March 9th, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

People with social anxiety are often told to face their fears. That gradual exposure to social situations will improve their anxiety. But research suggests those that do not improve are using safety bias tricks without realising. So what are these tricks and how do they lead to avoidance? What Are Safety Bias Behaviours? Socially anxious [...]

  • cognitive effects

6 Cognitive Effects That Distort the Way You Think

By |2020-03-06T16:28:43+02:00March 6th, 2020|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , |

Cognitive effects can distort the way you think, increase anxiousness, and lead to numerous other difficulties. However, they are usually thought patterns viewing reality in an inaccurate and, typically, negative way. An example might be thinking “I am the unluckiest person on the planet”. As a result of this sort of thinking, or when experiencing [...]

  • toxic shame signs

5 Signs Toxic Shame Is Taking Over Your Life & How to Stop It

By |2020-03-05T13:22:19+02:00March 5th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

It’s not wrong to feel ashamed about something, but it is wrong to harbor toxic shame. How can we stop doing this? If you do something wrong, it’s perfectly normal to feel a little shame. But some of us struggle with the trap of unhealthy shame that always keeps us repeating past mistakes in our [...]

  • monday blues

Why We Get Monday Blues & How to Brighten Your Mondays

By |2020-03-02T12:28:10+02:00March 2nd, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

If you have the Monday blues, then this means it’s time to go back to work. And actually, you start getting a bit down Sunday night as well. There are many people who feel a bit down on Monday, but not everyone. Some people work all weekend and look forward to Monday because it’s their [...]

  • death drive

What Is Freud’s Death Drive and How It Governs Your Life

By |2020-02-29T20:09:30+02:00February 29th, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Are you the sort of person that feels a little frisson or thrill whenever you hear about a major fatality? Don’t worry, you’re not a psychopath, but you might just be confirming Freud’s death drive. Sigmund Freud's Life Instinct and Death Drive Sigmund Freud theorised that we all have two major opposing forces working within [...]

  • broken people kindest

Why the Most Broken People Are Usually the Kindest

By |2020-02-28T22:55:58+02:00February 28th, 2020|Categories: Empath and HSP, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

It’s not the sheltered individual that becomes the nicest person in adulthood. It’s the broken people who have the kindest hearts. Trauma, heartache, and pain can hold us back if we let them, but they can make us stronger too. These experiences that create damaged people can also create kind and appreciative people as well. [...]