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Survivorship Bias and 4 Examples of How It Can Distort Your Thinking

By |2019-09-13T21:29:04+03:00September 13th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

There are many cognitive biases that influence our decisions and judgements, but have you ever heard of survivorship bias? I hadn’t until I read about a particular problem and a very clever man who solved it. Survivorship Bias and WWII Fighter Planes Here’s the problem. It’s 1943 and we are in the middle of WWII. [...]

What Bandura’s Self-Efficacy Theory Teaches Us about Failure and Success

By |2019-09-05T20:20:04+03:00September 5th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , |

Bandura’s self-efficacy theory is a widely accepted method in psychology which helps us develop confidence in ourselves. Developed in the late 90s by Albert Bandura, the self-efficacy theory attempts to explain why people deal with challenges differently. Ever wondered why some of us are more apt to deal with failure and setbacks, where others find themselves [...]

When Blaming Others for Your Failures, Consider These Uncomfortable Truths

By |2019-06-06T17:16:59+03:00June 6th, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Excruciating pain at a turning point of our lives will make us stop blaming others. Until then, we will be empty. Thinking back as far as I can pick out times when I refused to take the blame for things. I remember tantrums in my teenage years, but usually, it was because I didn’t get [...]

How to Find Your Authentic Self by Asking These 5 Simple Questions

By |2019-05-17T18:06:29+03:00May 17th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , |

Getting to know the authentic self that is hiding deep inside you is the first step on the long path of liberation. Just think about it, if you dare. Your true self is hidden deep within you, covered by layers upon layers of opinions, expectations, and excuses. You are not what you think you are [...]

Feeling Inadequate? 7 Strategies to Silence Your Inner Critic

By |2019-05-04T23:20:30+03:00May 4th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

It’s easy to criticize yourself, especially when others criticize you too. Feeling inadequate is hard when rebuilding your self-esteem. At least one point in our lives. We’ve felt inadequate. You know that voice, the one that says, “You're not good enough”, “You’ll never find true love”, yeah, that voice. Well, the truth is, its been [...]

5 Things That Cause Fear of Failure and How to Overcome It

By |2019-04-18T18:45:53+03:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , |

The fear of failure is more common than you think. Most of us are constantly thinking about what could go wrong in life. It is a strong emotion. It keeps us from doing great things with our lives. I know this first hand as many times I trust fear more than success. Being afraid, unfortunately, [...]

How to Overcome Low Self-Esteem: 4 Techniques That Really Work

By |2019-03-31T15:08:50+03:00March 31st, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

Self-esteem is something everyone suffers from in their life - some more than others. Yet, few people know how to overcome low self-esteem or make any effort to learn to. Instead, most people tend to believe that every thought their mind tells them is the truth and thus let their negative thinking rule them. The [...]

7 Hidden Causes of Fear That Could Explain Why You Avoid Some Things in Life

By |2019-02-25T16:19:54+03:00January 18th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We, as humans, are afraid of many things, sometimes developing severe phobias. So, what are the hidden causes of fear? What are the reasons for these reactions? When I was a little girl, I was afraid of the forest surrounding my house, but only at night. During the day, I ran through the woods without [...]