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Schadenfreude and the Psychology of This Dark State That We All Experience

By |2019-09-15T14:57:23+03:00September 15th, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Schadenfreude. Morrissey nailed it when he wrote the song “We Hate It When Our Friends Become Successful,” and you know what – I agree with him. There’s an instant feeling of warm satisfaction when someone you know didn’t get that important promotion, or they split up from their partner, or you find out that it [...]

6 Signs You Have Youngest Child Syndrome and How It Affects Your Life

By |2019-09-11T12:52:09+03:00September 10th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

Does the way you act today come from the order in which you were born? Youngest child syndrome is a very real thing and can stay with people long after childhood. The birth order in a family can develop the traits and personalities displayed by each sibling. If you've displayed certain traits that can't be [...]

What Bandura’s Self-Efficacy Theory Teaches Us about Failure and Success

By |2019-09-05T20:20:04+03:00September 5th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , |

Bandura’s self-efficacy theory is a widely accepted method in psychology which helps us develop confidence in ourselves. Developed in the late 90s by Albert Bandura, the self-efficacy theory attempts to explain why people deal with challenges differently. Ever wondered why some of us are more apt to deal with failure and setbacks, where others find themselves [...]

How to Quiet Your Monkey Mind with 6 Science-Backed Strategies

By |2019-08-31T17:21:07+03:00August 31st, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

The term, “monkey mind” derives from the Buddhist’s interpretation of a restless, confused, and all sorts of chaotic thoughts. Do you have this problem? Hey guys, do you wake in the morning with restless thoughts running all over the place? Do you get up and feel confused because there are so many thoughts fighting for [...]

What Do Dreams about Being Naked Mean? 5 Scenarios & Interpretations

By |2019-08-30T16:16:56+03:00August 30th, 2019|Categories: Dream Interpretation, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , |

Anyone that watched Cersei’s walk of shame in Game of Thrones would have shared in her utter humiliation. If you don’t watch the show, Cersei had to walk naked through the crowds in the streets of King’s Landing. Luckily, this is a TV series, not real life. But what do dreams about being naked mean? [...]

Social Media Psychology Can Reveal Intriguing Things about Your Personality

By |2019-08-25T13:25:50+03:00August 25th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Do you use social media? If so, what kind of things do you post? Pictures of your dinner, political statements, selfies, relationship updates? The majority of us use social media, whether it’s to talk about our kids, raise awareness for a cause or declare our undying love for our partner. As a result, it’s only [...]

7 Strong Personality Traits Most People Misunderstand

By |2019-07-30T17:22:13+03:00July 30th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Those with strong personality have some traits that often make them seem cold or mean. Truth is, they are much like anyone else, kind and loving. I didn’t feel like I was strong as a child. I was bullied for many years and abused for many others. So, at first, I felt trampled on and [...]

Sisu: The Finnish Concept of Inner Strength and How to Adopt It

By |2019-07-14T17:06:54+03:00July 14th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

You have more strength in you than you even realize, but how do you bring it out? Sisu is a Finnish concept based on grit, bravery, and resilience. Sisu is all about having a real stoic determinism and is something that the people of Finland pride themselves on. We may call it "having a stiff [...]