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7 Inconvenient Truths That Will Change Your Perception of Life

By | 2017-05-27T16:37:57+00:00 June 19th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

Our current life situation is largely a result of what we believe. When we face certain inconvenient truths, we can change our lives for the better. It's much easier in life to blame your spouse, boss, society, the government, big business, neighbors and so on for your current situation. The inconvenient truths about life are that you [...]

10 Negative Coping Mechanisms People Use to Hide from Their Problems

By | 2017-06-14T16:23:54+00:00 June 18th, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Coping mechanisms are when the person uses certain strategies in order to overcome, get through or manage life’s problems. Many of us have experienced the loss of a loved one, a break-up which devastated us, the diagnosis in our immediate family of a terminal illness, or any kind of stressful situation where we feel we [...]

6 Ways Narrow-Minded People Differ from Open-Minded Ones

By | 2017-06-16T15:54:28+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Categories: Personality, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

When you are narrow-minded, life is a bit harder. If open-mindedness is a spectrum, are you aware of where you fall? People who are narrow-minded often struggle with surprises and differences. Anything outside of the “norm” is difficult to handle and this often steers them away from trying anything new. On the opposite end, open-minded [...]

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

By | 2017-06-04T15:49:34+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 [...]

8 Popular Self-Help Recommendations That Do More Harm Than Good

By | 2017-05-27T13:11:46+00:00 May 27th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , |

Let’s stop kidding ourselves, some of these self-help tips just make life more difficult. There’s too much pressure to be positive. I'm probably about to make more than a few of you angry at me, and the rest of you might just stand and applaud. None-the-less, I am about to tear a hole in the [...]

6 Things You Should Keep Quiet about and Some Good Reasons Why

By | 2017-05-24T13:29:18+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Categories: Introvert's World, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

I know how tempting it is to vent about your problems, but maybe you should keep quiet about some things. I get overwhelmed, I feel so alone sometimes, and I crave to tell someone what’s going on with me. The issues that I deal with are not simple things, they are situations that are incredibly [...]

10 Signs of Spiritual Illness (and How to Heal Them)

By | 2017-05-22T18:03:52+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Many illnesses have their roots in our spiritual wellbeing. A spiritual illness affects us physically, but to cure it, we may need to work on our spiritual health. From a spiritual point of view, illness comes from an imbalance in our lives. It can often be a result of unhealthy beliefs we have picked up about [...]

5 Unexpected Signs You Have High Emotional Intelligence

By | 2017-05-09T18:53:47+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Categories: Empath and HSP, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , |

Studies suggest that high emotional intelligence is more important than IQ in creating success. And certain personal traits indicate an above average EQ. It is not only success that is more likely for those with high emotional intelligence. Research indicates that people with this trait are also likely to have better relationships and be generally happier. There are tests that can measure emotional [...]

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