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3 Most Common Negative Feelings and How to Cope with Them

By |2019-12-28T15:33:30+02:00December 28th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

We all experience negative feelings from time to time. How we manage them and having coping mechanisms in place is vital to ensure we can move forward and process our emotions in a healthy way. Here are some of the most common negative feelings, what they mean, and how you can deal with them. Anxiety/Nerves [...]

  • having the last word argument egomaniac

Why Having the Last Word Is So Important for Some People & How to Handle Them

By |2019-12-13T11:55:53+02:00December 13th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Having the last word for some people means winning the argument. Whilst this clearly isn’t always true, it is a frustrating trait that applies to more than just Wikipedia! It is worth remembering that the person who wins the debate is not necessarily the person who shouts the loudest, or gets in the last word. [...]

  • how to deal with rude people

How to Deal with Rude People the Way Smart People Do

By |2019-12-03T00:05:37+02:00December 10th, 2019|Categories: Personality|Tags: , , , , |

Having to deal with difficult conversations and rude people is a reality of life. There will always be situations where we deal with uncomfortable behaviours or attract criticism that we don’t feel is deserved. The trick here is learning how to deal with rude people, and how to transform a difficult scenario into something positive! [...]

  • hostile attribution bias

What Is Hostile Attribution Bias and How It Distorts Your Perception of Other People

By |2019-10-04T15:56:53+02:00October 4th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Let me ask you a question. Here’s a scenario. You see a group of your friends huddled together and laughing. Suddenly, they see you and they stop. What would be your immediate reaction? Would you think they were laughing at your expense? Perhaps you imagined they were spreading malicious rumours about you. Maybe they were [...]

  • zen teachings

5 Zen Teachings That Will Help You Become a Wiser and Calmer Person

By |2019-10-02T22:29:17+02:00October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

There are several Zen teachings that can be profoundly useful to our well-being. We can often feel worried, angry, confused or a number of other unhealthy emotions at various times in our lives. Zen teachings can help us deal and understand these emotions to make us much wiser and calmer individuals. But before we explore [...]

  • road rage psychology

The Psychology of Road Rage Explained: Why Do We Get Mad When Driving?

By |2019-09-19T14:33:48+02:00September 19th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Have you ever shouted obscenities at a passing driver for the smallest thing but felt completely justified? Are you usually mild-mannered but find that behind the wheel of a car you're a totally different person? You’re probably prone to road rage. But what causes it and why do normal people react in this aggressive way? [...]

  • Aggressive Behavior Childhood Roots

5 Causes of Aggressive Behavior That Have Childhood Roots

By |2019-07-17T19:02:22+02:00July 17th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Can aggressive behavior be because of an overreaction to certain situations, or does it have deeper roots? When you look at all the violence that's around us, it seems easy to put blame on it. We also might feel that it's just our human nature to have aggressive behavior and there's nothing that we can [...]

  • emotional reasoning signs

What Is Emotional Reasoning and 5 Signs You Rely Too Much on It

By |2019-07-01T00:13:18+02:00June 29th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

The danger of emotional reasoning is that our feelings overrule the facts. This can be overwhelming and unhealthy. I call it analytical behavior, and yet, it’s actually emotional reasoning. Maybe the two are connected when toxic thinking rules our brains. I must admit, I can sit for hours and reason, wonder, and analyze a situation [...]