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  • Maximizers and Satisficers

Maximizers and Satisficers: Which One Are You and What Does It Mean?

By |2019-12-23T16:56:14+02:00December 23rd, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , |

Decision making is an unavoidable feature of our lives. However, researchers have found that some of us are better at it than others. Psychologists have grouped people into two distinctive categories: maximizers and satisficers. In this post, we look at the meaning behind the terms ‘maximizer’ and ‘satisficer’. And help you to explore which term [...]

  • Mental Health Stigma

Why Mental Health Stigma Still Exists Today and How to Break It

By |2019-12-19T18:21:12+02:00December 19th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

I’d hoped it would be much better by now, but mental health stigma still rages on. And we suffer in its aftermath. I speak as someone with mental illness, and I am not afraid to share anything about those illnesses. But that’s not what this is about. I want to talk about stigmas, the disgrace [...]

  • famous people with Asperger’s

7 Famous People with Asperger’s Who Made a Difference in the World

By |2019-12-18T18:02:24+02:00December 18th, 2019|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

Asperger’s is a common disorder that affects over 37 million people. However, some of those sufferers with Asperger's are famous people who have made a profound difference in the world. It can be a worry when someone we care about has something which makes them a little different. Asperger’s is a common mental disorder that [...]

  • Conflict Situations types

4 Types of Conflict Situations in Daily Life and How to Resolve Them

By |2019-12-09T12:21:14+02:00December 9th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , |

Do you hate conflict? That's normal, but you can learn how to manage it better if you know how to resolve it. Any time you run into conflict situations, it's usually very unpleasant. There are accompanying anxiety and tension during moments of conflict that most of us would rather just avoid. The problem is, you'll [...]

  • why social media is toxic

Why Social Media Is Toxic and Bad for Your Mental Health

By |2019-11-30T22:59:27+02:00November 30th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Do you suffer from Facebook Envy or Sadfishing? Have you ever heard of Internet Banging? The internet is an amazing tool for the majority of us. As a result, more and more teenagers are spending longer online and without parental supervision. But some experts are now saying that social media is toxic. Here are just [...]

  • thanksgiving origin

The Unknown Origin of Thanksgiving: a Dark Story You Didn’t Learn in School

By |2019-11-26T15:25:30+02:00November 26th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology|Tags: , , , , |

The holiday of Thanksgiving may seem straightforward with turkey and stuffing but has an uglier side that many are unaware of... The origin of Thanksgiving is more complicated than just the story of the pilgrims and Native Americans celebrating at Plymouth rock. It gets a bit darker, and peace ultimately didn't win out. This will [...]

  • types of logial fallacies

8 Types of Logical Fallacies and How They Distort Your Thinking

By |2019-11-24T13:42:29+02:00November 24th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

We often come across various types of logical fallacies when engaging in an argument or debate. These can slip into our reasoning when trying to argue a claim. Perhaps this is due to building a poor argument, for deliberate aims or simply through laziness. However, what is meant by types of logical fallacies? For instance, [...]

  • psychology of obedience

The Psychology of Obedience: Why Do Some People Obey While Others Don’t?

By |2019-11-23T17:52:53+02:00November 23rd, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Law and order keep us safe and under control. For the most part, we can all get along with that. So, what is it in our psychology that makes some people content with obedience, while others shun the whole idea? Obedience and obeying the rules seem like second nature to most of us. We navigate our [...]