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Problem-Focused Coping: How and When to Use It to Deal with Hardships

By |2018-09-05T15:19:30+00:00September 4th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

There are three ways to deal with problems: emotion, appraisal, and problem-focused coping. Let’s take a look at problem-focused coping and when it should be used. I hate when life throws a curveball, don’t you? Well, when problems occur, it makes sense to tackle that problem as soon as possible. After all, it’s the peace, [...]

Six Thinking Hats Theory and How to Apply It to Problem-Solving

By |2018-09-05T23:08:47+00:00August 21st, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Critical thinking is used to solve problems. The six thinking hats theory looks at these same problems from all angles, thus making a better decision. Everyone has instincts, with some taking a positive approach to problem-solving while others are more acquainted with a critical standpoint. Both ways of making decisions are useful. Both also have [...]

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

By |2018-09-17T14:58:59+00:00August 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 [...]

7 Fun Critical Thinking Activities to Train Your Brain to Think More Clearly

By |2018-09-05T23:20:38+00:00August 9th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Critical thinking activities not only help us develop a sharper mind, they help us develop a consistent mindset and way of thinking. While thinking is easy, critical thinking, on a consistent basis, takes some skill. Critical thinking activities help us develop a healthy way of reasoning, analyzing and empathizing that helps us take the right [...]

What Is Divergent Thinking, How to Find If You Have It & How to Develop It

By |2018-09-05T23:25:48+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Divergent thinking is about perceiving a situation or solving a problem in non-conventional ways. Are you a divergent thinker? Creativity, as well as intelligence, is a general human feature. All people have a certain level of creativity. Most have medium-level creativity, but only a few people are very creative or lack any creativity. Creativity and [...]

Architect Personality: 6 Contradictory Traits of INTPs That Confuse Other People

By |2018-09-05T15:20:18+00:00July 26th, 2018|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality|Tags: , , , , , |

People with the architect personality type or INTP are some of the quirkiest and hardest to understand. Many things they do and say may confuse others. INTP is one of the rarest personality types, according to the Myers-Briggs classification. These people seem to have their own perception of the world, which doesn’t make much [...]

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

By |2018-09-05T23:52:40+00:00July 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 [...]

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

By |2018-09-06T00:10:36+00:00June 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 [...]