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  • fake empaths

5 Things Fake Empaths Do That Make Them Different from Real Ones

By |2020-03-25T14:18:24+03:00March 25th, 2020|Categories: Empath and HSP, Personality|Tags: , , , , , |

Our world is plagued with fake people who pretend to be something they aren’t. It’s not unusual to fall for a fake, no matter what they’re pretending to be. Sometimes, we just trust too easily. When you fall for a fake empath's lies, it could be emotionally or mentally damaging. For your own sake, it’s [...]

  • broken people kindest

Why the Most Broken People Are Usually the Kindest

By |2020-02-28T22:55:58+03:00February 28th, 2020|Categories: Empath and HSP, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

It’s not the sheltered individual that becomes the nicest person in adulthood. It’s the broken people who have the kindest hearts. Trauma, heartache, and pain can hold us back if we let them, but they can make us stronger too. These experiences that create damaged people can also create kind and appreciative people as well. [...]

  • mirror-touch synesthesia

Mirror-Touch Synesthesia: the Extreme Version of Empathy

By |2020-02-14T21:48:40+03:00February 14th, 2020|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

When a person says ‘I feel your pain,’ you take it to mean emotionally, not physically. But people that suffer from mirror-touch synesthesia feel exactly that; other people’s physical pain. What Is Mirror-Touch Synesthesia? The Condition of Synesthesia Before we discuss this strange condition, let’s get some background on the basics of synesthesia. The word [...]

  • EMPATHY

What Is Empathy, What Are the Types and Why Do We Need It?

By |2019-12-17T20:23:34+03:00December 17th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

"I think we all have empathy. We may not have enough courage to display it." - Maya Angelou The term empathy was first introduced to the English language by American psychologist E.B. Titchener. He coined the term after translating the German counterpart “Einfühlung”. However, he was referring to the phenomena of motor mimicry. This is [...]

  • compassion fatigue signs empath

5 Signs of Compassion Fatigue and How to Deal with It as an Empath

By |2019-12-14T10:04:20+03:00December 15th, 2019|Categories: Empath and HSP, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , |

An empath by their very nature is extremely sensitive and should always be conscious of the signs of compassion fatigue. Empaths tend to be so acutely aware of the feelings of other people, that at times they can acquire those very emotions themselves. There are many beautiful aspects to being an empath, and having the [...]

  • projection bias

What Is Projection Bias and How to Avoid It at Work

By |2019-12-11T11:41:27+03:00December 11th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

What you believe is true and what is actually true may not be the same thing, and this can lead us to projection bias. When you’re working on an important project or just working with others, it’s important to understand other people are different from ourselves. If we are focused on something which means a [...]

  • hot-cold empathy gap

Hot-Cold Empathy Gap: the Hidden Root of Judgments and Misunderstandings

By |2019-10-22T23:53:44+03:00October 22nd, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

If you have a hard time understanding the actions of others, you may be suffering from the hot-cold empathy gap. Psychologists are constantly trying to understand human behavior. However, it can be almost impossible to predict how an individual will act in a given situation. We can even struggle to rationalize our own behavior upon [...]

  • male vs female psychopaths differences

4 Ways Female Psychopaths Differ from Male Psychopaths, According to Studies

By |2019-10-20T12:10:12+03:00October 19th, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

When it comes to psychopaths, we tend to focus our attention on men. I mean, off the top of my head I can think of many male psychopaths. For example, there’s Ted Bundy, BTK, Jeffery Dahmer, John Wayne Gacy, Dennis Nielsen, and Richard Ramirez to name a few. But what about female psychopaths? Is there [...]