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How Your Inner Critic Sabotages Your Growth and 5 Strategies to Deal with It

By |2018-09-17T14:21:53+00:00September 17th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We all have an inner critic. It is completely natural to have one, but the problem is when it starts to hinder our growth. In a society strongly marked by consumerism, we often have the tendency - in some instances, an exaggerated one - to compare ourselves to our friends, colleagues, etc. This unhealthy habit [...]

What Causes Impulsive Behavior and 5 Techniques That Help Deal with It

By |2018-09-05T23:20:06+00:00August 10th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

There are so many things which cause impulsive behavior. Whatever the cause, there are a number of ways to help calm the beast. I must admit, I’m guilty of impulsive behavior. I have Bipolar disorder, and sometimes during manic episodes, I make impulsive decisions like spending too much money. While I remain in control most [...]

6 Signs of Unhealthy Safety Seeking That Reveal Avoidance and Anxiety

By |2018-09-05T23:46:48+00:00July 8th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

People who suffer from mental illness turn to safety seeking measures. Those with anxiety even hide for days at a time to avoid interaction with others. I am in my safe place again and for now, I feel better. Unfortunately, my escape is not healthy. I know this, but it’s taking quite a bit of [...]

7 Habits That Give You a Higher Energy Boost Than a Cup of Coffee

By |2018-09-18T23:18:40+00:00May 6th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Coffee is undoubtedly the most popular way to get an energy boost. However, there are some alternatives that you can try to stay active all day long. Did you know that over 50% of Americans over 18 years of age drink coffee every day, accounting for over 150 million daily drinkers? According to data published by [...]

How Unhealthy Food Ruins Your Brain’s Cognitive Functions, Backed by Science

By |2018-09-18T23:22:20+00:00April 30th, 2018|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

“You are what you eat.” It’s a well-known fact, but considering unhealthy food is/can be a drug and much of what we consume on a daily basis is highly addictive, it’s a tough saying to live by. Many westerners struggle with sugar addiction, caffeine addiction, and addiction to the chemicals and preservatives in the majority [...]

8 Unexpected Things That Lower IQ, According to Scientific Studies

By |2018-09-18T23:26:29+00:00April 24th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Many of us try to keep our minds sharp by doing puzzles and learning new things. But some of the other things we do might lower IQ. Read on to find out how you may be sabotaging your own intelligence. Research has found that the following things and habits lower IQ and ruin cognitive functions. [...]

8 Things a Clean Freak Does and When Obsessive Cleaning Becomes a Problem

By |2018-09-18T23:36:05+00:00April 11th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Someone you know may be a clean freak. Maybe it is the girl at work who has the neatest desk. Is she just a perfectionist or an OCD sufferer? In the television series Monk, detective Adrian Monk works on the dirty streets of San Francisco, and his fear of germs is so great that he [...]

How to Get Smarter Every Day with These 8 Unexpected Science-Backed Hacks

By |2018-09-18T23:51:48+00:00March 8th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

If you want to know how to get smarter every day, you must look beyond the obvious. There are unexpected ways to gain intelligence. We may already be familiar with many ways to get smarter every day. Education, at its most basic, will grow our intelligence, this is true, but there are other ways to [...]