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  • Living with Anxiety crisis

The Struggle of Living with Anxiety in Times of Crisis: How to Stay Sane

By |2020-03-30T14:53:08+03:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Let me tell you, living with anxiety is beyond difficult. So, you can imagine how it feels being anxious during a crisis. I’ve lived with anxiety as long as I can remember, even dealing with panic attacks during grade school. This illness didn’t just make me a little nervous - it was much worse than [...]

  • status quo bias

What Is Status Quo Bias and How It Leads You to a Mediocre Life

By |2020-03-15T16:53:41+03:00March 15th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Status quo bias is a powerful cognitive bias that can affect you so severely that it leads you to live a mediocre life. There are many different cognitive biases which can have a powerful impact on our psyches and our lives. One of the most common ones is status quo bias. It stops people from [...]

  • brain and emotions

Brain and Emotions: How Anger, Fear or Love Work in Your Brain

By |2020-02-21T15:44:50+03:00February 21st, 2020|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

The human brain is incredibly complex. Neuroscientists are still uncovering hidden depths to this intriguing organ. and there is still a lot that we don’t know about it. However, what we do know about the brain, and the part of it that deals with recognizing and controlling your body’s reaction to emotions is incredibly fascinating. [...]

  • putting your life on hold

Are You Putting Your Life on Hold? How to Live Your Life Right Now

By |2020-03-24T16:39:03+03:00February 8th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

There are many reasons why you might not be living your life right now and be putting it on hold instead. None of them are ever good ones! Let’s look at the reasons why we might not be living in the present, and how to live our lives right now. Reasons for putting your life [...]

  • DREAMS ABOUT SPIDERS

What Do Dreams about Spiders Mean? 9 Possible Interpretations

By |2019-12-17T13:06:43+03:00December 17th, 2019|Categories: Dream Interpretation, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , |

Many of us suffer from arachnophobia, a fear of spiders, but what does it mean if you dream about them? Is it a sign you should be fearful in real life? Or could there be other possible explanations? Actually, dreams about spiders have several different meanings. In fact, there are some you might be quite [...]

  • Cyberchondria

What Is Cyberchondria and How Not to Fall for It as an Anxious Person

By |2019-11-21T14:49:12+03:00November 21st, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

Many people are familiar with Hypochondriacs, but few are aware of the Cyberchondriacs. Both problems can greatly disrupt your life. To understand Cyberchondria, you must first know about hypochondria. For those few of you aren’t familiar with the hypochondriac, I can quickly explain. Before the internet came along, we relied on books, information from other [...]

  • fear appeal

What Is Fear Appeal and How the Mass Media and Businesses Are Using It

By |2019-11-20T18:06:40+03:00November 20th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

You may not have noticed it, but you are likely to have come across fear appeal tactics used by mass media and businesses that want your custom. So what is fear appeal and how does it affect our attitudes and behaviors? Fear appeal is a carefully constructed message that aims to arouse fear in an [...]

  • Systematic Desensitization Techniques

4 Systematic Desensitization Techniques to Use to Fight Your Anxiety and Fears

By |2019-11-13T11:52:22+03:00November 13th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

How would you like to learn a few ways to battle your anxiety and fears? Well, systematic desensitization may be the answer. During my lifetime, and that’s been 4 decades, I’ve tried everything I could think of to eliminate or even alleviate my anxiety. Some things helped pretty well, while other things just seemed like [...]