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

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…

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

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…

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

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…