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  • how to stop obsessive thoughts

How to Stop Obsessive Thoughts from Ruining Your Life

By |2019-09-27T18:14:58+02:00November 26th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

If you often have obsessive thoughts, you probably want to know how to stop them and take control of your life. It takes willpower and a few other tricks! Okay, it's not easy to make obsessive thoughts stop ruining your life. For years, I’ve struggled with these irritating little habits myself. I constantly worried about [...]

  • distorted thinking traps

7 Distorted Thinking Traps That Even Intelligent People Fall into

By |2019-10-15T21:12:52+02:00October 27th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

We may think we are rational human beings, but actually, we are often swayed by distorted thinking patterns called cognitive biases. Our brains are complicated. We may think that we are always rational and make the best decisions based on available evidence. However, our thinking processes can sometimes be led astray by cognitive bias. These [...]

  • analytical thinker

Being an Analytical Thinker Typically Comes with These 7 Drawbacks

By |2018-09-11T19:31:02+02:00September 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 [...]

  • the amygdala anxiety

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

By |2019-10-21T17:13:02+02:00May 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 for anxiety, 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. [...]

  • overthinking superpower

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

By |2019-06-14T19:18:35+02:00May 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

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

By |2018-09-20T13:36:02+02:00March 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 [...]

  • reserved personality anxious

9 Struggles of Having a Reserved Personality and an Anxious Mind

By |2018-09-06T18:57:25+02:00March 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 traits

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

By |2018-09-21T00:22:06+02:00February 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 [...]