3 Neglected Social Anxiety Causes That Could Explain Your Mental Issues

Social anxiety is a common mental disorder in today’s world. According to estimates, around 7% of the US population were diagnosed in the past year while about 12% of American adults experience the symptoms at some point in their lives. What causes social anxiety? It is not totally clear what…

How to Develop Empathy in 6 Unconventional Science-Backed Ways

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…

What Is an Emotional Empath and 8 Signs This Could Be You

Sometimes simple intuition isn’t what you’re feeling. You could actually be an emotional empath. It’s okay to be emotional. In fact, feeling strong emotions has many good points. Unfortunately, being around negative people can have the reverse effect. In that case, it can be draining. To be an emotional empath…

Emotional Intelligence and Leadership: How to Boost This Powerful Connection

Does your ability to lead others all come down to your EQ? Cognitive intelligence is, of course, important - especially for leadership. But if you're looking to really improve how you lead others, emotional intelligence and leadership go hand-in-hand. More information and research are revealing how this emotional intelligence, or EQ,…

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

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.…

What Is Existential Intelligence and 10 Signs Yours Is Above Average

Existential intelligence is the ability to think philosophically and use your intuition. The following signs indicate that yours might be above average. If you have a high level of this type of intelligence, you probably don't spend much time thinking about shopping or celebrities. Instead, you think about the big…

9 Signs of a Narcissistic Father: Were You Raised by a Narcissist?

Many people have had a narcissistic father. Narcissism is everywhere, unfortunately. It has been present in the past, and it will be present in the future. It can ruin people’s lives, not least because it can be difficult to see. Narcissistic parents can ruin the entire course of their children’s…