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Meaning of Metaphors: How We Use Them to Influence Language and Behaviour

By |2019-02-25T16:11:31+02:00February 24th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Metaphors enrich our language and allow us to make a deeper contextual connection. But did you know that the meaning of metaphors can also influence language and behaviour? So what do we mean when we talk about the meaning of metaphors? Metaphors are imaginative ways of describing something with the same characteristics but in a [...]

Why Judging Others Is Our Natural Instinct, Harvard Psychologist Explains

By |2019-02-28T18:38:34+02:00February 20th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Judging others and being afraid to be judged by others seems to be somewhat natural, right? But it’s not totally clear why we are prone to judging others…until now.  A Harvard psychologist, Amy Cuddy, an expert in first impressions, after researching the split-second reaction we have to others, has clarified the phenomenon. Cuddy points out [...]

5 Excellent Communication Skills Introverts Didn’t Know They Had

By |2019-02-15T19:06:48+02:00February 15th, 2019|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , |

Extroverts may be known for being gifted communicators, but introverts have some excellent communication skills they may not even know about. Communication is key in most workplaces and excellent communication skills are a powerful tool in personal relationships. Many people see introverts as lacking in social skills, but this is not necessarily the case. Introverts may [...]

Signs and Causes of Compulsive Lying and How to Stop This Habit

By |2019-02-13T14:48:35+02:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

At times, we can all tell a small white lie, but compulsive lying is a completely different animal. People who have the habit of compulsive lying tell lies about the most random things. If you ask them what they did over the weekend, they might say, "I went fishing with some friends". In fact, they [...]

3 Signs of Unhealthy Parental Pressure and How to Deal With It

By |2019-02-11T16:02:09+02:00February 11th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

Everyone feels parental pressure from time to time, but there comes a point when it becomes toxic and detrimental. Parents are the ones who love and care for us most, and a little parental pressure is natural. They want us to succeed and become the best version of ourselves. Yet, there are times when parents [...]

The Mystery of Wrinkled Fingertips in Water and 4 More Evolutionary Quirks

By |2019-02-08T20:20:05+02:00February 10th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Have you ever wondered why you get wrinkled fingertips if you are in water for long periods of time? It’s actually a neat evolutionary quirk, developed over time, designed to enable us to survive. So how does it work? Why do we get wrinkled fingertips? Not only that, but why is it only our fingertips [...]

How to Talk to a Narcissist to Avoid Being Used, Blamed and Manipulated

By |2019-02-02T13:58:19+02:00February 1st, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

If there’s someone toxic in your life, it can be almost unbearable. Learning how to talk to a narcissist can be one of the most difficult tasks you will ever experience. My entire life has been engulfed in a narcissistic fog. My parents, my friends, and my romantic partners have all exhibited narcissistic behavior around [...]

The Body Language of Lying: Top Secrets Revealed by Psychologists

By |2019-01-25T16:42:36+02:00January 25th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

The body language of lying is something that is very important to learn. This is not to say that everybody you meet will be a liar and a cheat, of course. Simply put, knowing how to spot the signs of lying will make your life easier. Body language is a dead giveaway when it comes [...]