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  • mass hysteria

How Mass Hysteria Is Making the Pandemic Worse & How to Cope

By |2020-03-28T12:50:41+03:00March 28th, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

I like to think of myself as a fairly rational and calm person, but in the last few weeks, I have felt close to tears. Since the coronavirus has taken hold, I have seen mass hysteria on an unprecedented scale. Never before in my lifetime have I witnessed empty supermarket shelves, people walking around wearing [...]

  • fake empaths

5 Things Fake Empaths Do That Make Them Different from Real Ones

By |2020-03-25T14:18:24+03:00March 25th, 2020|Categories: Empath and HSP, Personality|Tags: , , , , , |

Our world is plagued with fake people who pretend to be something they aren’t. It’s not unusual to fall for a fake, no matter what they’re pretending to be. Sometimes, we just trust too easily. When you fall for a fake empath's lies, it could be emotionally or mentally damaging. For your own sake, it’s [...]

  • Emotional Distancing social Distancing

How to Avoid Emotional Distancing in Times of Social Distancing

By |2020-03-23T00:50:13+03:00March 22nd, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

When we feel lonely or overwhelmed by the situation we are in, we can easily fall into the trap of emotionally distancing ourselves from others. In this post, we will look at how you can avoid emotional distancing when socially distancing. The effects of the coronavirus have been more far-reaching than most of us could [...]

  • social distancing introvert

Social Distancing from an Introvert’s Point of View

By |2020-03-22T15:20:07+03:00March 20th, 2020|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

We’re living in strange and unprecedented times right now and it can all feel a little overwhelming. We’re (hopefully) all pulling our own weight and following the advice of professionals. Together with keeping up our hand washing and general cleanliness in public places, the whole world has been given one clear instruction – practice social [...]

  • Willful Ignorance Examples

What Is Willful Ignorance & 5 Examples of How It Works

By |2020-03-19T20:24:54+03:00March 19th, 2020|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Willful ignorance is built on the deliberate avoidance of evidence that doesn’t match one’s existing beliefs. This can be a defense mechanism as it allows us to create a world we feel safe in, akin to confirmation bias. However, it is also often apparent in behavior that is socially harmful. In this post, we will [...]

  • persecution complex

Persecution Complex: What Causes It & What Are the Symptoms?

By |2020-03-18T20:22:17+03:00March 18th, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Do you sometimes feel that everyone is against you? That the world has it in for you? Or that people are out to get you? You could be suffering from a persecution complex. Those statements might sound pretty outrageous, and to most of us, they are. However, did you know that according to research, at [...]

  • learning eye-opening illustrations

The Raw Reality of Today’s Society in Eye-Opening Illustrations

By |2020-03-17T17:13:24+03:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought|Tags: , , , |

If you don’t pay close attention, you will miss the truth of our society today. Things aren’t what they seem. I talk quite a bit about the eighties mainly because it seemed like a simpler time. However, older people may feel the same about the earlier decades as well. I guess it’s just the way [...]

  • outcome bias

Outcome Bias: How It Leads You to Disaster & How to Avoid It

By |2020-03-17T15:12:29+03:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

Cognitive biases shape our everyday experiences and influence our decision-making. But one bias, in particular, can be extremely dangerous – the outcome bias. What Is an Outcome Bias? The outcome bias can make you focus on the end result and ignore the risks along the way. When we already know the outcome of a specific [...]