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What Is Emotional Hijacking? How to Recognize It and Deal with It

By |2019-09-18T21:29:49+03:00September 18th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Have you ever felt so overwhelmed by a situation that your normal reasoning processes are bypassed and you react in an irrational way? If so, you may have fallen victim to emotional hijacking. Emotional hijacking is a state where our emotions interfere with the functioning of our brain to the extent where it can result [...]

The Psychology of Fight-or-Flight Response and How to Make It Work for You

By |2019-09-02T17:54:13+03:00September 2nd, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Anyone who has suffered from anxiety or panic attacks will undoubtedly have heard of the fight-or-flight response. It’s a rush of adrenalin you get that prepares your body to flee a dangerous scenario or stay and defend yourself. So how can we use the psychology of fight-or-flight response to our advantage? The Origins of the [...]

Post-Vacation Depression Is Real: How to Recognize and Overcome It

By |2019-09-01T16:08:43+03:00September 1st, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

There are many reasons to feel depressed, and one of the worst types of depression during this season is post-vacation depression. The excitement associated with going on vacation can be overwhelming. Unfortunately, so can the feeling of post-vacation depression. Although you really should be basking in the memories of your holiday, most of the time, [...]

Niksen: How the Dutch Fight Stress and Handle a Hectic Lifestyle

By |2019-07-26T13:31:43+03:00July 26th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Stress is all around us and can take over our lives. But what if there was a way you could fight back against it? Niksen might be a new word to you, but it's one that you should get familiar with. This is an approach to deal with stress, and hecticity, the way the Dutch [...]

How to Deal with Situational Anxiety with 4 Science-Backed Tips

By |2019-07-20T20:23:01+03:00July 20th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Anxiety is a part of life, but it's possible not to let it get the best of you. Whether you get situational anxiety all the time, or just occasionally, it may hold you back from a lot in life. The thing is, some anxiety is good - you just don't want it to get out [...]

Why Avoidance Coping Can Be Unhealthy and How to Stop It

By |2019-07-18T16:30:52+03:00July 18th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

It's natural to want to avoid anything uncomfortable, but this may lead you down a terrible path. Part of what makes us human is that we can define our existence by two things: Gaining pleasure and avoiding pain. We want to avoid anything that takes us out of our comfort zones and makes us feel [...]

Karl Marx’s Conflict Theory and What It Reveals about Today’s Society

By |2019-06-10T00:17:57+03:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Brexit has caused deep divisions in households in the UK. In France, the ‘gilets jaunes’ are threatening to bring the country to a standstill over rising fuel costs. Can conflict theory help us understand why? If you’ve noticed that the world seems to be getting a lot less tolerant these days, then conflict theory might [...]

What Is Time Management Matrix & How It Helps You Be More Productive

By |2019-05-30T16:58:32+03:00May 30th, 2019|Categories: Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , |

The time management matrix is one of the best tools to help you prioritise and get productive. Productivity is something we all struggle with and we can end up procrastinating even when we’re trying to be productive. It might be that you end up spending too much time on the less important tasks. It might [...]