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The Psychology of Happiness: 5 Personality Traits That Predict Your Chances to Be Happy

By |2018-11-16T13:35:36+00:00November 16th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

What makes us happy? The pursuit of happiness is an age-old question. In fact, the psychology of happiness is a topic for much debate amongst experts. Some say chasing happiness can be self-defeating. Others believe living a meaningful life to be the key. Even the greatest minds of history have taken a stab at defining [...]

Social Media and Depression: the Link Is Closer Than You Think

By |2018-10-30T15:41:06+00:00October 30th, 2018|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

The connection between social media and depression is a real problem in today's society. Let's talk about its underlying causes and the ways to overcome it. In the modern world, the current debate is whether the addiction to technology is bearable or not. The status quo has shifted and the topic to be most concerned about [...]

Why Overcoming Perfectionism Can Be a Real Struggle (and How to Do It)

By |2018-09-26T19:09:28+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

In a world where success is measured by excellence and perfection, it’s easy to see why some people become perfectionists. But living your life to these impossibly high standards is exhausting. So why do we find overcoming perfection so difficult? Before we talk about overcoming perfectionism, let’s start with what perfectionists are, and what they’re [...]

The Link Between Sleep Problems and Mental Illness, and How to Improve Your Sleep

By |2018-10-21T11:44:41+00:00October 21st, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , |

If you’re suffering from sleep problems, here’s something you need to know. Mental illness can cause sleep disorders and vice versa. I was diagnosed with a mental illness at the age of 18, and afterward, I experienced my first sign of sleep problems. I didn’t realize that maybe these issues were related. I was a [...]

How the Signs of Depression Show in Your Speech and Word Choice

By |2018-09-18T22:42:53+00:00October 16th, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

The physical signs of depression can be painfully obvious, but do they show up in your speech and choice of words? Did you know that suicide is the second highest cause of death among 10 to 24 year-olds in the US in 2016? This shocking statistic alone shows how important it is to recognise the [...]

The Depressed Narcissist and the Neglected Link between Depression and Narcissism

By |2018-10-01T21:48:03+00:00October 1st, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

There are conditions and states of being often neglected by society. We often overlook the depressed narcissist, sometimes out of fear. Many of us are familiar with narcissism or narcissistic personality disorder, but how much do we know about the depressed narcissist? Well, you might be flippant about it and choose to turn the other [...]

What Temperament Psychology Reveals about Your Personality

By |2018-09-30T15:27:45+00:00September 30th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Temperament psychology is one of the oldest methods of explaining human behaviour. It refers to the ancient Greek theory of humorism. Each person contains four bodily fluids (humors) in varying proportions. Each humor represents a different temperament. It is these humors that give us the basis for temperament psychology: Blood - Sanguine Phlegm - [...]

6 Signs You Are Experiencing the Dark Night of the Soul (and Why It’s a Good Thing)

By |2018-09-25T14:21:43+00:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

Oh, the dark night of the soul, what a perplexing and nourishing state of total agony. Nothing is better than a deep dose of despair. Let’s learn why. As I child, I encountered my first dark night of the soul. Of course, I wasn’t familiar with this state of being, and enduring this state set [...]