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7 Mind-Bending Psychological Thriller Movies with a Deep Meaning

By | 2018-08-12T12:11:13+00:00 August 13th, 2018|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought|Tags: , , , , |

The mind needs a workout, just like the body. Watch psychological thriller movies to get one. These films may not have Arnold Schwarzenegger abseiling down buildings or firing machine guns but have the sort of excitement that gets mental cogs turning. We introduce you to a few psychological thriller movies that make excellent treadmills [...]

How Black-And-White Thinking Distorts Your Perception of Life and How to Stop It

By | 2018-08-10T14:01:33+00:00 August 11th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

The black-and-white thinking divides reality into light and dark with a clean cut, canceling its complexity, ambiguity, and every nuance. It makes us think in terms of "all or nothing". Exercising black-and-white thinking means believing that things can be completely right or totally wrong, that people are either friends or foes, that the days are [...]

Meeting Someone for the First Time? How to Instantly De-Code Their Personality

By | 2018-08-05T23:01:25+00:00 August 6th, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Would you like to have the advantage when you are meeting someone for the first time? Do you want to be able to de-code what people say, their body language, or the type of clothes they’ve chosen to wear? When we are meeting someone for the first time, we are bombarded with information. It can [...]

Knowing What Makes You Angry Reveals 5 Unexpected Things about You

By | 2018-07-29T17:22:24+00:00 July 29th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , |

What makes you angry? It’s an innocent enough question. But did you know that by answering it you could be revealing more than you realise? According to Carl Jung, knowing what makes you angry reveals important things about your personality and bottled up issues. He said: “Everything that irritates us about others can lead us [...]

The Dunning Kruger Effect or Why Stupid People Think They Are Smart

By | 2018-07-09T21:14:09+00:00 July 9th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

We all know someone who thinks they're smarter than they are. But before you judge, you'd better check you are free from the Dunning Kruger Effect. The theory of the Dunning Kruger Effect was developed by David Dunning and Justin Kruger of Cornell University. They found that this cognitive bias occurs when people fail to [...]

15 Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Techniques to Help You Handle Problems and Stress Like a Pro

By | 2018-07-04T21:38:17+00:00 July 4th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , |

If you have suffered from anxiety or been through a stressful situation, you might have wished you had the tools to cope with it. Cognitive behavioral therapy techniques are proven methods used by therapists and counselors. Cognitive behavioral therapy techniques help teach people how to change their thought patterns (cognitive) which then have an impact [...]

3 Toxic Myths about Schizophrenia Patients That Still Persist in Our Society

By | 2018-07-03T13:44:33+00:00 July 3rd, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

Schizophrenia patients are often portrayed by the media as dangerous individuals. However, is it really so or is it just a wrong depiction? It’s no secret that psychiatry and psychology have progressed tremendously over the past decade. Nowadays, we are seeing mental illness in the new and improved light for the first time in centuries. [...]

7 Emotion-Focused Coping Techniques That Work Wonders for Anxiety and Stress

By | 2018-07-25T21:49:53+00:00 June 13th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Anxiety and stress feed off your emotions, wouldn’t you say? That’s why emotion-focused coping techniques are the best ways to beat these villains before they can cause severe damage. No one likes being stressed out or filled with anxiety. Although anxiety can become so bad that it transforms into a disorder, it can still be [...]