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How to Overcome Shyness and Why It Is Not the Same as Introversion

By |2018-12-09T22:36:10+00:00December 9th, 2018|Categories: Introvert's World, Personal Development, Personality, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Knowing how to overcome shyness can be difficult, as it can easily be mistaken for something it’s not. Shyness can hold us back from the things we really want to do in life. We may not go for certain opportunities, and it can make connecting with new people very difficult. The first step in how [...]

8 Secrets of Persuasive Communication to Help You Feel and Look Confident

By |2018-12-04T16:10:35+00:00December 4th, 2018|Categories: Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

How many times did you wish you could use the skill of persuasive communication in your personal or professional life? Well, it’s your time to shine - here are some science-backed, super effective tips to master the art of persuasive communication. 1. Match the Body Language Your body language is definitely a part of communication. [...]

Why You Need Assertiveness Skills and 5 Ways to Develop Them

By |2018-12-01T22:08:13+00:00December 1st, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , |

Do you lack assertiveness skills? Do you know of a situation where assertiveness skills would have come in handy? You’re not alone! We’ve probably all had experience of a situation where assertiveness skills were useful. Perhaps you’ve put yourself out and ended up getting hurt because you didn’t want to appear rude. Maybe someone you know [...]

Why Do Life-Like Dolls, Robots and Zombies Seem Eerie to Us?

By |2018-11-26T14:34:57+00:00November 26th, 2018|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Hands up who is a fan of the Chucky films? How about I, Robot? If you answered yes, you might be in the minority. That’s because most of us find life-like dolls and robots disconcerting and unsettling. But why do life-like dolls, robots and zombies freak us out so much? Even new-born babies are predisposed [...]

Phobia of Clowns or Coulrophobia Explained: Why Do Some People Fear Clowns?

By |2018-11-23T21:25:36+00:00November 17th, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Coulrophobia. It means a phobia of clowns. Now for some people, even the mention of clowns is enough to trigger a panic attack. But clowns are supposed to be funny and make us laugh? Why then does the mere thought of them send some people into a state of anxiety? What is it about clowns [...]

What Are Active Listening Skills and 3 Science-Backed Ways to Develop Them

By |2018-09-05T21:55:33+00:00September 5th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

There is something replacing the art of conversation – and that is the art of listening. A number of psychologists and linguists have worked hard to find the balance of what makes a good listener. It seems active listening skills play a huge part. Active listening skills can help you be a better communicator and [...]

8 Secrets of Confident Body Language That Will Make You More Assertive

By |2018-09-05T22:56:19+00:00September 2nd, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

When desiring that perfect job, or a date with the new neighbor, having confident body language is what will make all the difference between a yes or no. Slumped shoulders, downcast eyes, and fidgety hands signal to the other person that you are uncomfortable with communicating with them. What you say with your body is [...]

What Is Empathic Communication and 6 Ways to Enhance This Powerful Skill

By |2018-09-05T23:02:03+00:00August 28th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , |

The art of empathic communication can help you handle conflicts and form deep connections with other people. How do we master it? Although we communicate on a daily basis (either face to face or on social media) and we strive to do it the best we can, we feel we have not been heard or [...]