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What Is Scopophobia, What Causes It and How to Overcome It

By |2019-11-04T12:03:09+03:00November 4th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

If you are afraid of having your picture taken or being looked at by other people, you could have scopophobia. There are ways to find out. I remember being frightened right before speech class. I knew that everyone would be staring at me, and maybe some of them would be making fun of me too. [...]

The Psychology of Nostalgia: Why Do We Feel a Longing for the Past?

By |2019-11-03T19:17:46+03:00November 3rd, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Should we dwell on the past? Until recently, psychologists would likely have argued not to. However, longing for the past, otherwise known as nostalgia, is now gaining recognition as a useful tool for people fighting anxiety and depression. As a result, nostalgia is a growing focus of global inquiry and research in psychology. In this [...]

The Difference between Objective and Subjective Truth & the Illusion We All Believe

By |2019-11-02T14:43:44+03:00November 2nd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

How do we know whether our truths are the real truths, or is the truth simply an illusion? What Is the Difference Between Objective and Subjective Truth? Truth is a continuous concept in all places, all situations and at all times. However, what one person believes to be the truth may not be agreed on [...]

5 Types of a Personality Clash between People and How to Handle It

By |2019-11-02T11:28:45+03:00November 2nd, 2019|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

In life, it seems, we’re forced into socializing with people we don’t get along with. Whether it’s at school or work, or maybe with a neighbor or a mutual friend, sometimes, we just have a personality clash with other people. It’s not that you outright dislike this person (though sometimes it could be). It’s often [...]

Saudade: A Profound Emotional State You’ve Probably Experienced

By |2019-11-01T12:35:01+03:00November 1st, 2019|Categories: History & Archaeology, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

Saudade is a Portuguese word. Its meaning is so complex that cannot be translated into one single word. It has a notoriously complicated definition which can be difficult to explain. There is no English word that it translates to, instead, we use entire phrases, to sum up, its depth. Saudade is often thought to be [...]

Meet JOMO: The Joy of Missing Out (and Why You Should Practice It)

By |2019-10-30T11:15:24+03:00October 30th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , |

Meet the new and improved FOMO, this is JOMO and it is so much better for you. We’re all aware of FOMO – The Fear of Missing Out, the anxiety of missing out on something fun or interesting happening that we’re not around for. What if I told you that there was an entirely opposite [...]

What Is Overgeneralization? How It’s Impairing Your Judgment and How to Stop It

By |2019-10-29T12:26:43+03:00October 29th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , |

Overgeneralization is a common way of thinking which is rarely referred to by its real name but is done by almost everyone. Most of us do it at least a little. But some of us allow ourselves to dive so deep into overgeneralizing almost everything that our mental health is at stake. We do this [...]

4 Signs of Toxic Positivity That Ruins Your Life and How to Avoid It

By |2019-10-27T13:23:48+03:00October 28th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Toxic positivity is a fairly new phenomenon. It has appeared almost directly as a result of the “good life” social media image and the rise of mental health awareness. In theory, more awareness and concern for mental health is a great thing. We've worked so hard to achieve global concern, but has it gone too [...]