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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 [...]

8 CBT Techniques for Anxiety That Will Calm Your Anxious Mind

By |2019-05-09T16:59:50+03:00May 10th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , |

If you’re reading this, it stands to reason that you are feeling anxious and are looking for tools such as CBT techniques to calm your anxiety. Anxiety is a particularly devious beast. It’s there for a reason, to give us the necessary fight or flight tools we need to survive. But if it gets out [...]

How to Deal with Obsessive Thoughts When You Have Depression or Anxiety

By |2019-08-13T14:44:38+03:00April 10th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Obsessive thoughts and painful feelings are the curses of depression. One of the most agonizing effects this affliction brings with it is intrusive and unwanted thoughts. If you are one of the people who suffer from both anxiety and depression, day-to-day life can feel burdensome because of compulsive thoughts. Unwanted intrusive thoughts can cause a [...]

8 Best Jobs for Introverts with Anxiety to Help Them Unleash Their Potential

By |2019-04-06T22:00:16+03:00April 6th, 2019|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Working life can be very difficult for anxious introverts. Luckily, there are jobs for introverts with anxiety that suit them and make for a fulfilling, low-stress life. Obviously, the best careers for introverts with anxiety don't involve a lot of stressful contact with people such as conferences, sales calls and presentations. Often, introverts prefer a [...]