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  • causes of laziness

3 Main Causes of Laziness and How You Can Overcome Them

By |2019-09-24T20:55:37+02:00September 24th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Laziness can get the best of all of us. However, there are some reasons it happens, and it is possible to overcome it. Whether you call it laziness or procrastination, it can have a profound effect on your ability to get things done. There are different factors that are causes of laziness, but they need [...]

  • schadenfreude psychology

Schadenfreude and the Psychology of This Dark State That We All Experience

By |2019-09-15T14:57:23+02:00September 15th, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Schadenfreude. Morrissey nailed it when he wrote the song “We Hate It When Our Friends Become Successful,” and you know what – I agree with him. There’s an instant feeling of warm satisfaction when someone you know didn’t get that important promotion, or they split up from their partner, or you find out that it [...]

  • values and beliefs psychology

What the Psychology of Values and Beliefs Reveals about Human Beings

By |2019-08-22T13:22:01+02:00August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

What do you believe in? What are your main values in life? You might take a few minutes to answer those questions. However, if I asked you to think about where your values and beliefs came from, would you find that more difficult? How do we acquire our values and beliefs and why are they [...]

  • lonely and depressed humanity

Why Are We as Lonely and Depressed as Never Before? 6 Science-Backed Reasons

By |2019-08-08T17:50:38+02:00August 8th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

People seem lonely and depressed even more so than in past times. Can science help us understand why? Depression has always been a melancholy friend, but it didn't seem to take as much precedent then as it does today. Loneliness and depression seem to be in every household now, leading to feelings of hopelessness and [...]

  • Simulation Theory

The Intriguing Simulation Theory Claims We Are Living in a Simulation

By |2019-08-07T22:25:44+02:00August 7th, 2019|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

As I look around my home and surroundings, it’s hard to believe I could be part of simulation theory. But, of course, anything is possible, right? Let’s focus on our basic senses for a moment, shall we? Imagine the sand between your toes, warm and shifting, as you stand under the hot summer sun. You [...]

  • forms of nonverbal communication

7 Forms of Nonverbal Communication and Why They Are Important

By |2019-07-23T13:51:31+02:00July 23rd, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Most of all communication is nonverbal and it may be the most important way you interact with others. There are many forms of nonverbal communication and they are part of what makes us human. They allow us to communicate with others despite language barriers or cultural differences. They are a way to share what you're [...]

  • alien theories encounter

8 Alien Theories That Explain Why We Haven’t Encountered Extraterrestrials

By |2019-07-22T17:57:12+02:00July 22nd, 2019|Categories: Extraterrestrials & UFOs, Uncommon Science, Unexplained Mysteries, Universe|Tags: , |

Think you’ve heard all the alien theories, well think again. There are several explanations for the lack of extraterrestrial evidence. The Fermi paradox asks that if there is extraterrestrial life, then where is it? Why haven’t we seen these creatures yet? Well, maybe they’re somewhere thinking and wondering the same thing too. There are many alien [...]

  • herd mentality

5 Examples of Herd Mentality and How to Avoid Falling into It

By |2019-07-11T22:45:31+02:00July 11th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

It’s easy to fall into the herd mentality without even thinking. Following the leader isn’t always good. People may not be animals, but they still often exhibit a herd mentality. What this means is they tend to congregate in groups to perform certain objectives or uphold common beliefs. There are ways that herd mentality can [...]