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Shaolin Monk Training and 5 Powerful Life Lessons Learned from It

By |2019-09-28T12:48:32+02:00September 28th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

If you are looking for more control in your life, both physical and mentally, look into Shaolin monk training. We know martial arts for their ability to not only build physical strength but also mental strength. All the different styles require the highest levels of discipline. Students learn that the skills received are more about [...]

The Evolutionary Roots of Our Stress Response and What We Can Learn Today

By |2019-09-26T14:06:05+02:00September 26th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

When is the last time you heard of a group of people passing away from the flu? How about a village of mothers not surviving childbirth? Or maybe a couple on a walk devoured by a lion? Probably not soon, and if so, not often. So what has this got to do with the stress [...]

3 Main Causes of Laziness and How You Can Overcome Them

By |2019-09-24T20:55:37+02:00September 24th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Laziness can get the best of all of us. However, there are some reasons it happens, and it is possible to overcome it. Whether you call it laziness or procrastination, it can have a profound effect on your ability to get things done. There are different factors that are causes of laziness, but they need [...]

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

By |2019-10-07T12:42:02+02:00September 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+02:00September 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+02:00September 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+02:00July 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+02:00July 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 [...]