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4 Signs of a Micromanaging Boss and What to Do If You Have One

By |2020-01-11T13:09:29+03:00January 11th, 2020|Categories: Personality, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

The day to day grind of working in an office can lead one to think that their experience is the norm. However, having a manager that monitors everything and a lack of freedom at work can harm both your performance and well-being. In this post, we explore the 4 signs that you have a micromanaging [...]

6 Unexpected Ways to Relieve Stress, According to Science

By |2019-12-16T13:57:23+03:00December 16th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Stress seems to be just a part of life these days. Whether it’s at work or at home, or on the commute between the two, stress can be unavoidable. A little stress is natural, but when it weighs on us heavily, it can be dangerous for our health. High stress increases our susceptibility to all [...]

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Foreign Accent Syndrome: a Curious and Extremely Rare Brain Condition

By |2019-12-03T16:28:51+03:00December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Foreign Accent Syndrome (FAS) is a rare speech disorder that can happen after a head injury, stroke, or some other form of damage to the brain and sees you suddenly start speaking with a different accent beyond your control. This condition is extremely rare, with only around 100 people known to have been diagnosed since [...]

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5 Steps to Psychological First Aid You Can Use in Difficult Situations

By |2019-12-02T15:40:42+03:00December 2nd, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

We have first responders for physical traumas or difficulties. Here's a secret: psychological first aid is also important during hard times. When trauma occurs, you hear the sirens. The ambulance, police and first responders are on the way. As humans, it’s our duty to try and help those who are in serious trouble. And I [...]

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How to Deal with Job Burnout and Achieve Work-Life Balance

By |2019-11-28T18:06:29+03:00November 28th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

Technically speaking, burnout implies the cessation of operation of a jet or a rocket engine. Projecting this definition onto the office landscape, job burnout closely relates to work stress. Indeed the term ‘burnout’ in this context was first introduced by Freudenberger (1974). He pointed to the occupational hazards professionals are exposed to when working under [...]

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How to Handle Holiday Stress When You Have Mental Illness

By |2019-11-25T13:31:43+03:00November 25th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

When you have a mental illness, it can seem impossible to deal with holiday stress. What can we do? The holidays are right on top of us, and the air is filled with a buzz, it seems. While most people get excited about the holidays, it can feel just a bit different from those who [...]

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Wim Hoff Breathing Method or How to Control Your Body’s Responses

By |2020-03-26T13:33:26+03:00November 23rd, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Can the simple act of breathing actually have some incredibly powerful benefits you never knew of? If the Wim Hoff breathing method is something you haven't heard of before, you're about to learn all about it. Most people are familiar with certain breathing techniques, especially with yoga and meditation. Wim Hoff is a more intense [...]

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Milgram Obedience Study and What It Reveals about Human Nature

By |2019-11-10T13:23:22+03:00November 10th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

Yale University psychologist Stanley Milgram conducted his famous series of experiments widely known as Obedience Study almost 60 years ago. The ethics of the experiment have since been subject to criticism. However, it raised important questions about the power of authority in achieving obedience. In this article, we take a look at the Milgram Experiment [...]