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Being an Analytical Thinker Typically Comes with These 7 Drawbacks

By | 2017-09-23T22:03:55+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Personality|Tags: , , , , |

Being an analytical thinker is certainly a great power. But what if I told you that there are certain downsides to being one? Are you the kind of person that has a tendency to overthink things? Have you ever been called a geek and not really minded? Or would you say that you are definitely [...]

How to Control the Amygdala of Your Brain to Turn off Your Anxiety

By | 2017-05-28T22:06:59+00:00 May 28th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Is there a possibility that you can turn off your anxiety? The part of the brain called the amygdala can function like a power switch, studies show. Most people like to think that depression is a sadness, but in reality, it is about a terrible emotional pain that includes difficulties with concentration and memory.  Anxiety has [...]

Overthinking Is Not as Bad as They Told You: 3 Reasons Why It Might Be a Real Superpower

By | 2017-05-18T18:51:36+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Overthinking is a part of life that many people have to deal with on a regular basis, and a lot of those find this constant over-analysis to be a hindrance. Classically, the process of overthinking has been considered negative for a myriad of reasons, but that doesn't necessarily mean the condition should be automatically associated [...]

Anxiety Issues Are More Common in Highly Intelligent People, Studies Reveal

By | 2017-03-27T17:11:49+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , |

Are you someone who has anxiety issues? If so, your anxiety may have evolved alongside intelligence. “Anxiety, I will transform you into something useful and productive. I will not bow down to you.” Research has shown a correlation between anxiety and IQ based on higher activity levels throughout parts of the brain, and this could [...]

9 Struggles of Having a Reserved Personality and an Anxious Mind

By | 2017-03-13T22:28:22+00:00 March 13th, 2017|Categories: Introvert's World, Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Having a reserved personality paired with an anxious mind poses so many obstacles. You can’t just calm down, and it’s impossible to care enough to be bothered. It’s a conundrum really. I sit here and write with a calm exterior, while on the inside, I’m busy trying to shove loose papers back inside the filing [...]

Generalized Anxiety Disorder: 7 Personality Traits That Could Be Hiding Behind It

By | 2017-02-05T12:54:32+00:00 February 5th, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

There's a recipe for generalized anxiety disorder. Just a bit of this and a bit of that, and your anxious meal is complete. Me worry? Why of course not, I just have uncontrollable bouts of hysterical concern, that’s all. I just rage against logic depending on the dramatic scenario in my head. Maybe I stay [...]

6 Reasons Why Intelligent People Fail to Be Happy

By | 2017-05-17T22:42:44+00:00 November 24th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

Have you noticed that some of the most intelligent and deep thinking individuals out there fail to be happy? They may have a loving life partner, family and be successful in their job; yet, there is something that occasionally makes them feel alone, sad and discouraged. As Ernest Hemingway said, “happiness in intelligent people is [...]

How a Wandering Mind Makes You More Creative and Helps You Reach Your Goals

By | 2017-01-13T21:47:03+00:00 October 26th, 2016|Categories: Brain Power, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , |

There are some pros and cons of having a wandering mind. I have stepped into the ocean. The cool waters lap against my legs and a breeze whips through my hair. I watch the white caps tumble further out in the chaotic churn and this makes me smile. I am where I want to be [...]