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The Backfire Effect: Why Is It So Difficult for Us to Change Our Minds?

By |2019-12-06T00:08:04+03:00December 7th, 2019|Categories: Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

We all suffer from biases in our own thinking, but the backfire effect is one of the most counterintuitive. What Is the Backfire Effect? Most of us tend to question our beliefs when we find evidence which doesn’t agree with them. The natural response to differing information is to adjust our thinking and consider why [...]

4 Leadership Styles and Examples Where They Can Be Used

By |2019-12-02T20:52:37+03:00December 2nd, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

Are you effectively leading people or not using the right leadership styles when needed? You can probably think back to certain leaders in your life and the leadership styles they used. An effective leader can manage people effortlessly without having to be overbearing or ruthless. The best leaders are the ones you don't even notice [...]

What Is Swedish Death Cleaning and Why You Should Practice It at Any Life Stage

By |2019-11-28T23:40:51+03:00November 29th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

If you're looking for more organization in your life, you need to look into Swedish Death Cleaning. This might be a brand new phrase to you, but it's one that's worth getting familiar with. Swedish Death Cleaning has to do with organization, and I'm sure you could use more of that in your life. But [...]

How to Deal with Job Burnout and Achieve Work-Life Balance

By |2019-11-28T18:06:29+03:00November 28th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

Technically speaking, burnout implies the cessation of operation of a jet or a rocket engine. Projecting this definition onto the office landscape, job burnout closely relates to work stress. Indeed the term ‘burnout’ in this context was first introduced by Freudenberger (1974). He pointed to the occupational hazards professionals are exposed to when working under [...]

How the Psychology of Money Subtly Affects Your Personality and Life

By |2019-11-24T16:38:03+03:00November 24th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

What is the psychology of money? Yes, you heard it right, there are many psychological aspects and they do influence the way we live. Most people think only in the terms of, “make money/spend money/invest money/save money” or something to that effect, but the subject of the money goes much deeper than that. In fact, [...]

3 Ways Freedom of Thought Is Being Compromised Today and What to Do

By |2019-11-22T20:27:01+03:00November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Luckily, the majority of us have free speech, but what about freedom of thought? Surely we own our thoughts? There is nothing that can influence them? I mean, we are not living in some dystopian future where we have to monitor what we think. And as far as I’m aware, no one can delve into [...]

Different Problem-Solving Styles: What Type of Problem Solver Are You?

By |2019-11-14T16:21:38+03:00November 12th, 2019|Categories: Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

Problems. Problems. Problems. Life is full of little and big problems, and often it turns out that the big ones are in fact series of little ones. We all come across problems in our lives. It’s how we deal with them that’s interesting. Experts say there are different kinds of problem-solving styles. Problem-solving is human [...]

Are You Living Inside an Echo Chamber? 9 Ways to Break Free

By |2019-11-11T12:01:35+03:00November 11th, 2019|Categories: Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , |

You may have heard there will be an election in the UK before Christmas. Now, don’t worry, this article is not about politics. I’m not about to start banging on about which political party you should vote for. I bring up the election because it highlighted a situation I hadn’t heard of before – an [...]