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The Psychology of Road Rage Explained: Why Do We Get Mad When Driving?

By |2019-09-19T14:33:48+03:00September 19th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Have you ever shouted obscenities at a passing driver for the smallest thing but felt completely justified? Are you usually mild-mannered but find that behind the wheel of a car you're a totally different person? You’re probably prone to road rage. But what causes it and why do normal people react in this aggressive way? [...]

What Is Emotional Hijacking? How to Recognize It and Deal with It

By |2019-09-18T21:29:49+03:00September 18th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Have you ever felt so overwhelmed by a situation that your normal reasoning processes are bypassed and you react in an irrational way? If so, you may have fallen victim to emotional hijacking. Emotional hijacking is a state where our emotions interfere with the functioning of our brain to the extent where it can result [...]

Are You Feeling Numb? 7 Things That Could Cause This and How to Cope

By |2019-09-16T20:47:27+03:00September 16th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Wow! How’d you know? I am feeling numb. I go through stages that always seem to lead back to this place. Feelings of numbness come and go, sometimes without warning. Their random tingling slips into our minds and leaves us as if we’re floating in a pool of nothing. Could it be? Well, feeling numb [...]

Schadenfreude and the Psychology of This Dark State That We All Experience

By |2019-09-15T14:57:23+03:00September 15th, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Schadenfreude. Morrissey nailed it when he wrote the song “We Hate It When Our Friends Become Successful,” and you know what – I agree with him. There’s an instant feeling of warm satisfaction when someone you know didn’t get that important promotion, or they split up from their partner, or you find out that it [...]

What Is the Meaning of Water in a Dream? How to Interpret These Dreams

By |2019-09-11T17:49:00+03:00September 11th, 2019|Categories: Dream Interpretation, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

Dreaming of water can have many different meanings, depending on the details and the kind of water involved. Water in a dream can signify a range of diverse factors. For example, it can be calm or stormy, you can drink it, and it is also a reflective surface. So what is the meaning of water [...]

Do You Feel Disconnected from Reality? How to Stop Dissociation and Reconnect

By |2019-09-09T14:39:21+03:00September 9th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , |

Do you ever feel disconnected from reality? As if life is passing you by and you are just an observer. Like most of your living takes place in your head, not in the real world. You struggle to connect with people and enjoy life’s pleasures. All this just feels not good enough. In psychology, this [...]

Book Hangover: a State You’ve Experienced but Didn’t Know the Name for

By |2019-09-06T15:55:04+03:00September 6th, 2019|Categories: Literature, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , |

Have you ever finished a book so good it has left you feeling deflated once it’s over? You could be suffering from a book hangover. A book hangover is a common affliction for many of us, even if we don’t realize it. It happens when the ending of a book causes emotional distress to the [...]

How to Develop Empathy in 6 Unconventional Science-Backed Ways

By |2019-09-04T16:59:37+03:00September 4th, 2019|Categories: Empath and HSP, Personal Development, Personality, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

If you’re not all that empathetic, you can learn to develop empathy. Science shows us how we can do this. Let’s start from the beginning. Perhaps you didn’t know, but empathy is noticed as early as 12 months of age. It also differs between genders as well. Parents raise their children in different ways, and [...]