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How to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone with 7 No-Nonsense Techniques

By |2019-10-21T14:50:08+02:00October 21st, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

As much as it may pain us to do it, stepping out of our comfort zone is where we find growth. Remaining where we feel comfortable often leads us to miss out on important and exciting opportunities. This can lead to both regrets and being trapped in the same routine. If you’ve had enough of [...]

Male Suicide Rates in Today’s Society and the Shocking Reality They Reveal

By |2019-10-16T20:04:13+02:00October 16th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

The shocking reality of male suicide rates reveals a growing silent epidemic on a global scale. According to the World Health Organization (WHO 2016), there were an estimated 793,000 suicide deaths worldwide. Over 60% of these were men. The Rise of Male Suicide Rates in Western Society In the UK, the male suicide rate is [...]

What Causes Enochlophobia or the Fear of Crowds and How to Cope with It

By |2019-10-11T19:28:24+02:00October 11th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Do you have an irrational fear of large crowds? If so, you may suffer from Enochlophobia, also known by the name Demiphobia. It’s more common than you think. I have many phobias. I can’t say which, at the moment, affects me more, but I know I am afraid of crowds, that's one of them. I [...]

What Is Qi Energy, What Influences It and How to Balance It

By |2019-10-01T23:11:25+02:00October 1st, 2019|Categories: Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

Qi (pronounced chee) is, quite simply, energy. Qi refers to the vital energy that constantly circulates throughout your body. The concept of qi originates in China. The Chinese believe that everything has energy; animate and inanimate things. The food you eat, the air you breathe, the water you drink, and the earth you walk on. [...]

The Evolutionary Roots of Our Stress Response and What We Can Learn Today

By |2019-09-26T14:06:05+02:00September 26th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

When is the last time you heard of a group of people passing away from the flu? How about a village of mothers not surviving childbirth? Or maybe a couple on a walk devoured by a lion? Probably not soon, and if so, not often. So what has this got to do with the stress [...]

Why Making a Mountain out of a Molehill Is a Toxic Habit and How to Stop

By |2019-09-22T16:45:10+02:00September 22nd, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

Was that criticism you received really all that bad? Maybe you were just making a mountain out of a molehill. I remember hearing all those old sayings like, “don’t cry over spilled milk”, or “Don’t be such a worrywart.” Yeah, I heard so many of statements that I thought everyone was always traumatized by something. [...]

What Is Emotional Hijacking? How to Recognize It and Deal with It

By |2019-10-07T12:42:02+02:00September 18th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Have you ever felt so overwhelmed by a situation that your normal reasoning processes are bypassed and you react in an irrational way? If so, you may have fallen victim to emotional hijacking. Emotional hijacking is a state where our emotions interfere with the functioning of our brain to the extent where it can result [...]

Are You Feeling Numb? 7 Things That Could Cause This and How to Cope

By |2019-09-16T20:47:27+02:00September 16th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Wow! How’d you know? I am feeling numb. I go through stages that always seem to lead back to this place. Feelings of numbness come and go, sometimes without warning. Their random tingling slips into our minds and leaves us as if we’re floating in a pool of nothing. Could it be? Well, feeling numb [...]