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6 Shocking Ways Repressed Anger Affects Your Health, Backed by Science

By | 2017-06-17T20:42:24+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Anger is an emotion that in some cases can be healthy if it is expressed quickly and the reasons for it understood. But what about repressed anger? Keeping anger inside for long periods of time is not healthy and can have serious repercussions for the person holding it in. Here are six ways that repressed [...]

10 Negative Coping Mechanisms People Use to Hide from Their Problems

By | 2017-06-14T16:23:54+00:00 June 18th, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Coping mechanisms are when the person uses certain strategies in order to overcome, get through or manage life’s problems. Many of us have experienced the loss of a loved one, a break-up which devastated us, the diagnosis in our immediate family of a terminal illness, or any kind of stressful situation where we feel we [...]

5 Unexpected Ways Emotional Pain Affects Your Health

By | 2017-06-17T16:13:41+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

If you're like everyone else, you're probably more aware of your physical problems than your emotional pain. The latter stands out more than the former but has equally serious consequences. What makes it worse is that we tend to track our physical instead of our emotional health. Here are a few effects of emotional pain, [...]

10 Strange Things You Had No Idea Were Good For Your Brain

By | 2017-06-08T17:04:33+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Strange things work wonders in your brain. You would know that activities like exercise, meditation, and reading do your mind a lot of good. But strange things may play a part in its good health as well. These oddities may take you by surprise. Why all the fuss over the brain? Human beings play more [...]

10 Things That Cause Short-Term Memory Loss (and You Probably Do Them Every Day)

By | 2017-05-29T17:49:46+00:00 May 29th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

You've probably experienced embarrassing moments because of short-term memory loss. It's awkward when you can't remember someone's name when you met only ten minutes earlier. It's also frustrating to find the keys that you put away only five minutes before. You can avoid these situations if you know what causes short-term memory loss. You may [...]

The Dark Side of Empathy No One Talks about

By | 2017-05-21T16:45:07+00:00 May 21st, 2017|Categories: Empath and HSP, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

The dark side of empathy is rarely noticed or talked about. Yet, it exists and can poison an empath’s life. Empathy is the capacity to be able to put oneself into another person’s shoes and understand their thoughts and feelings. An empath is a person who has the ability to resonate with other people, on [...]

5 Reasons Bouts of Depression Are More Common in Empaths and Highly Sensitive People

By | 2017-05-14T15:50:14+00:00 May 14th, 2017|Categories: Empath and HSP, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

When HSP’s and empaths are unable to get away from environments that stress them, or to get time alone, they can experience bouts of depression. Empaths and highly sensitive people (HSP’s) are often over-stimulated by their environment. They are very sensitive to other people’s behavior, moods and actions. Noisy and chaotic environments can also be difficult for them [...]

Modern Slavery: 5 Tools Today’s Society Uses to Take away Our Freedom

By | 2017-05-12T18:31:11+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

In our current society, we have more choice than ever – but do we have true freedom? Many elements of our society seem more like a form of modern slavery. Modern slavery might be a strong word, and I am not comparing our suffering to that of actual slaves. However, there are parallels. Understanding these [...]

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