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Social Media and Self-Esteem: How Our Online Behavior Affects Our Self-Image

By |2019-10-18T19:46:23+03:00October 18th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

In today's modern age, the average person spends around 2 hours a day on social media. They are constantly in contact with their online persona, trying to manufacture the best image of themselves possible. As a result, our behavior on social media almost inevitably affects our self-esteem. Social Media and Self-Esteem From tracking their retweets [...]

6 Signs of a Fake Life You Could Be Living without Even Knowing

By |2019-09-19T14:09:48+03:00September 19th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

It’s nice to think you’re living your most authentic life, but that’s not always true. So many people live a fake life and miss out of the fullness of existence. An authentic life is the opposite of fake life, of course. When you live authentically, you live to your fullest potential, and you present yourself [...]

Survivorship Bias and 4 Examples of How It Can Distort Your Thinking

By |2019-09-13T21:29:04+03:00September 13th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

There are many cognitive biases that influence our decisions and judgements, but have you ever heard of survivorship bias? I hadn’t until I read about a particular problem and a very clever man who solved it. Survivorship Bias and WWII Fighter Planes Here’s the problem. It’s 1943 and we are in the middle of WWII. [...]

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 [...]

4 Ways Social Conditioning Secretly Affects Your Behaviors and Decisions

By |2019-05-15T15:49:09+03:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We all like to think we have free will and make our own decisions in life, but in actual fact, we are programmed at an early age by social conditioning. Social conditioning is a set of rules and behavior dictated to us by society. It’s very easy to see how we as individuals can be [...]

7 Ridiculous Social Expectations We Face Today and How to Free Yourself

By |2019-04-08T21:29:00+03:00April 8th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Life presents expected things in the social context. However, there are many ridiculous social expectations which can and should be ignored. Social expectations can be seen in situations like being quiet at the movies, being polite, and opening doors for others. These are seen as positive and considerate. Now, I know expectations are different according [...]

6 Must-Read Dystopian Novels That Predicted the Society We Live in Today

By |2019-03-17T16:09:31+03:00January 13th, 2019|Categories: Education & Technology, Food for thought, Futurism & Technology, Literature|Tags: , , , , , |

In the past, we only dreamed of fantastic things. Through various dystopian novels, we imagined ideas and technologies…some technologies that exist in our world today. Do you remember the 70s or the 80s? What about the times before? Maybe you’ve been on this earth long enough to remember as far back as the 30s and [...]

Social Media and Depression: the Link Is Closer Than You Think

By |2019-10-20T14:19:18+03:00October 30th, 2018|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Could excessive social media use lead to depression? Unhealthy online behavior is a real problem in today's society. Let's talk about its underlying causes and the ways to overcome it. In the modern world, the current debate is whether addiction to technology is bearable or not. The status quo has shifted and the topic to [...]