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How to Not Take Things Personally When You Are a Sensitive Person

By |2019-10-16T19:32:58+03:00October 16th, 2019|Categories: Empath and HSP, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Whether you’re easily offended or not, you have to learn how to not take things personally. Just let some things go. Dealing with criticism and negative feedback is no easy task for some people. While one person may brush off less than attractive comments, others may dwell on words for long periods of time and [...]

3 Signs You Are Jumping to Conclusions Too Quickly and How to Stop

By |2019-10-15T14:30:00+03:00October 15th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , |

The phrase ‘jumping to conclusions’ is a familiar one, but have you ever stopped to think how much this process is effecting your mental health? In fact, this mindset is a huge factor in facilitating social anxiety and delusional disorders and can have detrimental effects not only on your mental health but on your relationships [...]

6 Signs of Low Emotional Intelligence and How It Distorts Your Perception & Behavior

By |2019-10-14T18:12:10+03:00October 14th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , |

High emotional intelligence is increasingly being linked to overall life success. Rather than the standard cognitive intelligence (IQ) test, research suggests that emotional intelligence (or ‘EQ’) is more important in determining an individual’s success when it comes to work, relationships and general well-being. On the flip side, low emotional intelligence can be inhibiting and distort [...]

8 Philosophy Jokes That Hide Profound Life Lessons in Them

By |2019-10-14T17:10:23+03:00October 14th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , |

Philosophy can often be wordy, complicated and difficult to engage with, but philosophical jokes can provide an alternative to this. Adding humour to this philosophy through jokes may make engaging with it more fun. Moreover, it helps build an understanding of interesting and profound philosophical ideas. This article will take a look at some clever [...]

What Mind Illusions and Magic Tricks Reveal about Human Perception

By |2019-10-08T22:58:33+03:00October 8th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

The way we see and the way we think about things can be changed due to mind illusions. You will question what you’re experiencing. The way magic tricks work reveals many interesting things about our perception. As a child, I loved to watch magic tricks. I was astounded by objects disappearing and reappearing right before [...]

What Is Hostile Attribution Bias and How It Distorts Your Perception of Other People

By |2019-10-04T15:56:53+03:00October 4th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Let me ask you a question. Here’s a scenario. You see a group of your friends huddled together and laughing. Suddenly, they see you and they stop. What would be your immediate reaction? Would you think they were laughing at your expense? Perhaps you imagined they were spreading malicious rumours about you. Maybe they were [...]

9 Creepy Glitch in the Matrix Stories That Will Make You Doubt the Reality

By |2019-10-02T15:47:48+03:00October 1st, 2019|Categories: Paranormal, Unexplained Mysteries, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , |

The Matrix movies are cult classics of the sci-fi genre, but they also posed thought-provoking and provocative questions about the nature of reality and our ability to recognise a phenomenon referred to as a 'matrix glitch'. ]In case you've been living under a rock, here's a quick run-down of the basic premise: Humans are living [...]

The Lucifer Effect: Why Good People Do Evil Things, According to Psychology

By |2019-09-30T14:15:57+03:00September 30th, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

It seems that we can’t turn on the news these days without hearing about another tragic mass shooting or the perverse exploits of a twisted serial killer. Typically, what connects these stories are the backgrounds of the offenders. Whether those close to the perpetrators noticed or not, the offenders had a history of bad behaviour. [...]