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  • Dunbar’s Number

Dunbar’s Number or Why Most of Your Social Connections Are Not Your Friends

By |2020-02-07T11:48:15+03:00February 7th, 2020|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

Have you heard of Dunbar’s number? My sister certainly has. Years ago, when her new neighbour asked her if she wanted to pop round for a coffee, she said: “No thanks, I’ve got enough friends.” Now, before you start judging my sis for being unnecessarily blunt, she does have a point. And that’s where Dunbar’s [...]

  • how to deal with negative people

How to Deal with Negative People in Your Workplace, Family or Friend Circle

By |2020-02-04T13:14:31+03:00February 4th, 2020|Categories: Personality|Tags: , , , , |

Handling negative people is a drain on our energy. It is often recommended to distance yourself from toxic relationships. However, sometimes we all have to learn how to deal with negative, critical and judgmental people, particularly of those people are colleagues, friends or family members. Here are some tips and guidance to help you to [...]

  • friendship paradox

The Friendship Paradox Reveals the Weird Reason You Are Less Popular Than Your Friends

By |2020-01-30T12:58:59+03:00January 30th, 2020|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Have you ever noticed that the people you hang out with always seem to be more popular than you? Whether it’s down at the gym, on social media, or even at work, it is common for people to notice that their friends seem fitter, more popular, and more successful. According to researchers in the field [...]

  • introverted friend wants you to know

10 Things Your Introverted Friend Wants You to Know about Them

By |2020-01-30T13:37:18+03:00January 26th, 2020|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality|Tags: , , , , |

Introverts and extroverts can seem like different species at times. Each has their own needs, and sometimes, when you’re so strongly one way, it can be difficult to understand the other. As an extrovert, an introverted friend of yours might seem strange. You could be as different as night and day, but if you love [...]

  • Micromanagement Examples

7 Micromanagement Examples in Family, Friend Circles, and the Workplace

By |2020-01-30T13:37:27+03:00January 24th, 2020|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

There are so many micromanagement examples because there are so many ways this controlling behavior can be used. Micromanaging is basically a form of control, although it can seem a bit more subtle in operation. For example, those who are guilty of micromanaging usually don’t even know they are doing this. They see their hovering [...]

  • friend asking for favors

Got a Friend Who Is Always Asking for Favors? How to Handle Them and Set Boundaries

By |2020-01-30T13:37:39+03:00January 19th, 2020|Categories: Personality|Tags: , , , |

Friendships come in all shapes and sizes, and we will usually have one friend who is always asking for favors. Give and take is a normal part of friendship, but what can you do when it becomes a recurring theme? Take a look at my suggestions as to how to deal with that friend who [...]

  • taken advantage of signs

6 Signs You Are Being Taken Advantage of by Your Family or Friends

By |2020-01-30T13:37:48+03:00January 13th, 2020|Categories: Personality|Tags: , , , , |

It’s difficult to see when you’re being taken advantage of by those who are supposed to care for you. But it’s time you take notice. "Family" and "friends" - the words should represent love, care, devotion, and commitment, but often this is not the case. You may think things are supposed to be the way [...]

  • making new friends grow older

Why Making New Friends Gets More Difficult as You Grow Older

By |2020-01-30T13:37:58+03:00September 8th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

I’m not going to lie, it’s difficult making new friends. I’ve never had much luck with that.  In fact, it gets harder as I get older. Okay, I will give this one a shot, but to be honest, I’ve never been that great at making new friends. Most kids, as I grew up, thought that [...]