• STRESS RESPONSE

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

By |2020-06-09T23:32:25+03:00September 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 [...]

  • Making a Mountain out of a Molehill Toxic Habit

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

By |2020-06-11T13:53:41+03:00September 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. [...]

  • emotional hijacking

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

By |2020-06-11T14:01:18+03:00September 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 [...]

  • feeling numb

Feeling Numb? 7 Possible Causes and How to Cope

By |2020-06-11T14:08:47+03:00September 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 [...]

  • neglected social anxiety causes

3 Neglected Social Anxiety Causes That Could Explain Your Mental Issues

By |2019-09-05T17:51:12+03:00September 5th, 2019|Categories: Empath and HSP, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Social anxiety is a common mental disorder in today’s world. According to estimates, around 7% of the US population were diagnosed in the past year while about 12% of American adults experience the symptoms at some point in their lives. What causes social anxiety? It is not totally clear what is hiding behind this mental [...]

  • The Psychology of Fight-or-Flight Response

The Psychology of Fight-or-Flight Response and How to Make It Work for You

By |2019-09-02T17:54:13+03:00September 2nd, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Anyone who has suffered from anxiety or panic attacks will undoubtedly have heard of the fight-or-flight response. It’s a rush of adrenalin you get that prepares your body to flee a dangerous scenario or stay and defend yourself. So how can we use the psychology of fight-or-flight response to our advantage? The Origins of the [...]

  • quiet your monkey mind

How to Quiet Your Monkey Mind with 6 Science-Backed Strategies

By |2020-03-24T16:29:25+03:00August 31st, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

The term, “monkey mind” derives from the Buddhist’s interpretation of a restless, confused, and all sorts of chaotic thoughts. Do you have this problem? Hey guys, do you wake in the morning with restless thoughts running all over the place? Do you get up and feel confused because there are so many thoughts fighting for [...]

  • fear of public speaking techniques

Where the Fear of Public Speaking Comes from and 6 Techniques to Beat It

By |2019-08-18T12:10:13+03:00August 17th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

One of the worst anxieties to control is the fear of public speaking. There are ways to beat this fear, however, and be successful. I remember about a decade ago in college when I had to complete speech class. It was part of my prerequisites for my degree. Oh, I was terrified, and to make [...]