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5 Causes of Aggressive Behavior That Have Childhood Roots

By |2019-07-17T19:02:22+03:00July 17th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Can aggressive behavior be because of an overreaction to certain situations, or does it have deeper roots? When you look at all the violence that's around us, it seems easy to put blame on it. We also might feel that it's just our human nature to have aggressive behavior and there's nothing that we can [...]

What Is Emotional Reasoning and 5 Signs You Rely Too Much on It

By |2019-07-01T00:13:18+03:00June 29th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

The danger of emotional reasoning is that our feelings overrule the facts. This can be overwhelming and unhealthy. I call it analytical behavior, and yet, it’s actually emotional reasoning. Maybe the two are connected when toxic thinking rules our brains. I must admit, I can sit for hours and reason, wonder, and analyze a situation [...]

How to Practice Modern Stoicism and Why It Will Make You Happier

By |2019-06-25T17:20:23+03:00June 25th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

Just one glance at the internet and you’ll be deluged with posts promising to reveal the secrets of everlasting happiness. But actually, there is no mystery to being happy, and modern stoicism can show you why. The word stoic suggests a longsuffering, patient, tolerant person that bears their burden without complaint. However, to imply that [...]

9 Signs of a Truly Independent Person: Are You One?

By |2019-06-19T14:06:02+03:00June 20th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Personality|Tags: , , , , |

Being an independent person doesn’t come from living an easy life. The trials of life make you stronger. I get angry sometimes when things go wrong. I sometimes lose hope when past hardships repeat themselves over and over. But I think this happens because there is yet something we’re meant to learn. I also think [...]

Karl Marx’s Conflict Theory and What It Reveals about Today’s Society

By |2019-06-10T00:17:57+03:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Brexit has caused deep divisions in households in the UK. In France, the ‘gilets jaunes’ are threatening to bring the country to a standstill over rising fuel costs. Can conflict theory help us understand why? If you’ve noticed that the world seems to be getting a lot less tolerant these days, then conflict theory might [...]

Signs Asperger’s Syndrome Could Be the Next Stage of Human Evolution

By |2019-05-23T17:32:12+03:00May 24th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Asperger’s Syndrome is a disorder characterized by poor social skills - however, some believe there are signs it will contribute to our evolution. Before I explain why, I’d like to tell you a story. Years ago, I worked for a government office that dealt with sick leave and benefits payments. One of my jobs was [...]

Personality Color: What Your Favorite Color Reveals about Your Personality

By |2019-05-22T22:47:57+03:00May 22nd, 2019|Categories: Personality, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

Do you have a favorite color? Do you realize that color can reveal aspects of your personality? Take a look at your wardrobe. Is it full of one particular color? Do you gravitate to one or two colors and never wear certain shades? Colors have a strong psychological effect on our minds and can influence [...]

6 Types of People Who Love Playing the Victim & How to Deal with Them

By |2019-05-14T13:43:48+03:00May 14th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Dealing with those who are playing the victim can be exhausting. Who exactly are these people? It’s hard to talk about the victim mentality because many people have no idea they’re adopting it. It can be upsetting when they learn this truth. Don’t know what it means to play the victim? Well, that’s because so [...]