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

By | 2018-05-07T22:33:49+00:00 May 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 to Master The Power of Positive Thinking with These Science-Based Hacks

By | 2018-01-29T17:31:25+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

The power of positive thinking can be an amazing ability. Our thoughts can create and they can destroy, so why not use them for good! As human beings, we downplay the power of positive thinking. This is mainly because we have to witness trauma and heartbreak on a regular basis. Honestly, it seems like negativity [...]

19 Seasonal Affective Disorder Symptoms That May Explain Your Mood in Winter

By | 2017-11-24T21:03:00+00:00 November 24th, 2017|Categories: Medicine & Genetics, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Seasonal affective disorder symptoms are estimated to affect around 20% of people in the US. Could you be among them? Life naturally seems to slow down in winter, with certain animals bedding in for the harsh months, only stirring when spring has arrived. But we are human beings and cannot simply sleep our way through [...]

What Are Automatic Negative Thoughts and How to Deal with Them

By | 2017-11-04T20:35:56+00:00 November 4th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

I have dealt with anxiety and panic attacks for most of my life, but it is only recently that I have realized how automatic negative thoughts nurture this anxious state of mind. Automatic negative thoughts don’t just affect those who suffer from panic and anxiety, they are typically associated with people who are depressed. It [...]

Color Psychology: How Different Colors Affect Our Perception

By | 2018-02-11T00:01:48+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

Color psychology studies the ways different colors affect us. It can even reveal your personality traits depending on your favorite color. Do you have a favorite color? Is your wardrobe made up of shades of a certain hue? Why do you think this is? Why are we attracted to one color rather than others? Could [...]

7 Signs Someone You Love Is a Functioning Alcoholic

By | 2018-01-13T15:56:05+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Being a functioning alcoholic doesn’t mean falling over in the drunken stupor. Sometimes alcoholics hide their problems really well. I'm not here to bash social drinking and I’m not here to act as an advocate, either. What I am here to do is warn you about the effects of alcohol addiction as it relates to [...]

What Is Borderline Personality Disorder? Everything You Need to Know

By | 2018-01-13T15:55:44+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Categories: Medicine & Genetics, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

We have all heard of borderline personality disorder, it features in our daily news, the programmes we watch, and in the fiction we read. But what actually is a borderline personality disorder? Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is characterised as a disorder of a person’s mood and how this mood affects their interactions with others around [...]

Are Extroverts Really Happier Than Introverts? Here Is What Science Has to Say

By | 2018-02-10T23:52:47+00:00 June 4th, 2017|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Psychologists agree, in theory, that extroverts are happier people than introverts. While happiness doesn't have a universal meaning, we find that in general, this statement is true, and various studies from the past few decades prove it. Here is some evidence that supports the notion that extroverts tend to be happier than introverts: Hans Eysenck [...]