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When Everything Is Falling Apart, Remember 6 Sobering Truths

By |2020-06-01T22:11:38+03:00April 18th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , |

Never have our lives been so unusual. We are truly living in unprecedented times and honestly, it feels a little like everything is falling apart. We’ve lost our jobs, our incomes, and our security. Our friends and family are being forced to stay away. Nothing feels all that great right now. Still, inside the darkness, [...]

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How Defensive Pessimism Can Help You Cope with Anxiety

By |2020-06-01T22:17:30+03:00April 15th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

Stop telling people that everything is going to be fine. Sometimes it isn’t, and this is where defensive pessimism helps us cope with that fact. Not everything in the world goes according to plan. Some things go terribly wrong. For optimists, this can be devastating. You see, optimistic people, while their happiness is usually pretty [...]

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Why We Get Monday Blues & How to Brighten Your Mondays

By |2020-06-01T23:18:49+03:00March 2nd, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

If you have the Monday blues, then this means it’s time to go back to work. And actually, you start getting a bit down Sunday night as well. There are many people who feel a bit down on Monday, but not everyone. Some people work all weekend and look forward to Monday because it’s their [...]

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Key Differences between Internal and External Locus of Control

By |2020-06-01T23:24:18+03:00February 26th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

When something goes wrong in your life, do you tend to blame yourself or someone else? Psychologists call this type of ‘blaming’ or ‘attribution of success or failure’ our Internal and External Locus of Control. Sounds complicated, right? Well, it’s not, and it can affect how happy your life is. So what is this locus [...]

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4 Psychological Skills Truly Smart People Have

By |2020-06-01T23:32:49+03:00February 19th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Some people just seem to sail through life, don’t they? They face problems with determination, successes with humility, and are just all-around likeable, smart and decent folk. Perhaps they are using psychological skills that we don’t know about? There are certainly lots of life hacks that people use in order to get ahead. For instance, [...]

  • How to Think Before You Speak

How to Think Before You Speak and Why You Need to

By |2020-06-01T23:47:33+03:00January 22nd, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , |

Think before you speak! This age-old adage reminds us that speaking first and thinking second can get us into bother, be it in relationships, or even in our own opinion of ourselves. Indeed, the words we speak don’t just cause a reaction in the here and now. They can also influence how you think and [...]

  • Letting Go of Grudges

Why Letting Go of Grudges Is Crucial for Your Happiness and How to Do It

By |2020-06-01T23:53:56+03:00January 10th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

I think it’s fair to say that we’ve all been wronged in some way. Whether it’s a nasty break-up, betrayal by a friend, or an old school bully, once we hold a grudge against them, it’s hard to let go. Letting go of grudges is good for our health, but it’s hard to do. We [...]

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How to Stop Complaining All the Time with 4 No-Nonsense Strategies

By |2020-06-01T23:57:40+03:00January 3rd, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

We are all guilty of complaining. Busy schedules, bad weather and stress mount up and cause us to lose sight of the positives around us. Focusing on the negatives, and compounding this by complaining only worsens our mood and outlook. The more we complain, the more problems we perceive. Knowing that it is healthy to [...]