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  • downshifting lifestyle

What Is Downshifting and Why More and More People Chose It

By |2020-04-04T18:07:20+03:00April 4th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Modern life is getting busier and louder by the day. Pressure mounts and stress becomes the norm, and we just accept it. Some refuse to embrace the chaotic nature, though. Downshifters, those who practice downshifting, are saying no to the typical overwhelming nature of our day to day lives. Downshifting is a method by which [...]

  • Impact Bias unhappiness

5 Ways Impact Bias Is Making You Unhappy

By |2020-03-23T15:06:49+03:00March 23rd, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

When we dream of winning the lottery, we imagine that we will always be happy. But what if the way we imagine the future is not reflective of how we truly experience it? The impact bias explores the phenomena whereby we tend to overestimate our emotional response to future changes in our environment. In this [...]

  • Differences between Internal and External Locus of Control

Key Differences between Internal and External Locus of Control

By |2020-02-29T17:17:08+03:00February 26th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , |

When something goes wrong in your life, do you tend to blame yourself or someone else? Psychologists call this type of ‘blaming’ or ‘attribution of success or failure’ our Internal and External Locus of Control. Sounds complicated, right? Well, it’s not, and it can affect how happy your life is. So what is this locus [...]

  • 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. [...]

  • Lowering Your Expectations

How Lowering Your Expectations Can Help You Live a Happier Life

By |2019-12-22T21:21:25+03:00December 22nd, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

We all have certain expectations in our lives. We all thrive to achieve something or become someone. However, at times, we get disappointed because the outcome didn’t match our expectations. It happens with each one of us when things don’t turn out the way we want them to be. The problem is that when our [...]

  • FOUR NOBLE TRUTHS

The Four Noble Truths in Buddhism and What They Can Teach You

By |2019-12-20T14:33:35+03:00December 20th, 2019|Categories: Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

The Four Noble Truths can be traced back to the teaching of Buddha, in fact, it is the main principle of Buddhism. Buddha was the first one to realize these truths and from there he spread the word to his followers. To understand Buddhism is to understand these truths. Studying the Four Noble truths brings [...]

  • Chronic Complainers

7 Signs of Chronic Complainers and How to Deal with Them

By |2019-12-08T19:49:06+03:00December 8th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Do you have people in your life that can’t help but have a negative outlook? These people are chronic complainers. They can be a dangerous drain on your energy with their constant negative attitude, but there are ways to manage them so they can’t take anyway your own joy. 7 Signs of Chronic Complainers They [...]

  • Sort out Mixed Feelings

How to Sort out Mixed Feelings by Learning to Identify Your Emotions

By |2019-12-04T23:45:18+03:00December 4th, 2019|Categories: Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , |

Mixed feelings can be extremely hard to figure out, especially when you’re upset. The key is getting to the core of your emotions. I have mixed feelings all the time, especially lately. It’s primarily because of the things I’ve discovered in my life that aren’t beneficial to me but are still part of my day [...]