Psychology

Psychology
I have known some incredibly strong people who continuously fall into difficult relationships over and over and can’t help but wonder why.  I’m sure there are many reasons this happens, and each is as individual as the person is.  But,...
How do you know that you are on the right track in life? Sometimes, life gives us lessons which we have to learn to move on further. These changes may seem too hard to accept. But once you do, you...
Narcissists are everywhere, and they can be incredibly draining and challenging to deal with. Here are 7 things you need to know about narcissists, written from my perspective as a social psychologist and also inspired by my personal experiences...
“In my life, I have given a fuck about many people and many things. I have also not given a fuck about many people and many things. And those fucks I have not given have made all the difference.”...
Whether you are in your 20s or 60s, we all have "idiot moments" where we do silly things that we don't normally do. These mental issues are not limited to old or unhealthy people, a lot of us also have...
Have you ever had a feeling that you were meant to do something special with your life? Do you find yourself wondering if you’re missing something? Or maybe just not on the right path? Do you know others who...
It is not difficult to find out newer ways daily to fall in love with yourself, though people tend to forget the actual meaning of life and get depressed easily with what life comes through. But in all the...
“If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change.” ~ Buddha There are so many beautiful, powerful and life changing lessons I have learned from studying Buddhism and from reading many of Buddha’s...
Words are powerful. The following mind-blowing quotes are guaranteed to challenge the way you think and perhaps even change the way you live. 1) “The fact that we live at the bottom of a deep gravity well, on the surface...
It is difficult to open up to a new relationship after you have been hurt. For example, after a divorce, you may struggle with the idea of welcoming love into your life again. The fears of pain begin to...
WRITTEN by MARC CHERNOFF   As we grow, we realize it becomes less important to have more friends and more important to have real ones. Remember, life is kind of like a party.  You invite a lot of people, some leave early,...
1. Not traveling when you had the chance. Traveling becomes infinitely harder the older you get, especially if you have a family and need to pay the way for three-plus people instead of just yourself. 2. Not learning another language....
Albert Einstein was one of the most brilliant minds of the 20th century. He originated the theory of general relativity and special relativity and after winning the Nobel prize in 1921, became one of the most famous and influential...
Do you feel stressful right now? Are you constantly worrying about the future? Have you caught yourself thinking about the negative future potential consequences of the things you currently do? The truth is that stress is an inevitable part of life. While it...
ntuitively, happiness is a feeling we get that we associate with having joy, abundance and peace. It's the opposite of feeling depressed, gloomy or sad. Being happy is something that people will generally consider good while being sad is not...
When people feel happy, they experience positive feelings which they attribute as being something good. But when people make someone other than themselves happy, it amplifies those positive feelings even bigger, more and further. That's why people feel great about themselves...
You may notice that, as you grow older, you seem to hang out with a smaller and smaller crowd. The giant mob you went to the movies with in high school thins out a bit when you come home...
We all have experienced strong emotions like anger at some point in our lives. Most of the time we deem anger as a negative emotion that we need to get rid of, but surprisingly, anger can also be a positive...

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Evolution and Creationism are two conflicting interests that should be brought together. The universe has a perfect order and a perfect way of doing things, even the most unimaginable. If there is a being that created all of this...
This is one of the biggest, greatest and most fascinating mysteries of all time. For one thing, most people are caught up in the day-to-day chores, running errands, paying bills and surviving through the day; For another, a lot of...
Do you believe that fear has become one of the important factors which has started influencing all important decisions of your life and thereby limiting your growth prospects and ruining happiness in life? If this is the case, it...
In the spirit of self motivation, one line can change the whole life of an individual. Of course, reading a book has so many benefits, such as developing imagination and vocabulary, but there are only couple of sentences that will really hit you...
Motivation comes and goes. It's rare for even high achievers to feel motivated every single second of the day. Crap happens and you are guaranteed to get hit again soon. The question is whether you are able to pick yourself up...
Many people think that motivation is external. They think that motivation is getting hyped up by some passionate speakers who yell quotes at you. They think that motivation happens when you are scolded by the basketball coach and get punished...
20 Things to Start Doing in Your Relationships WRITTEN by MARC CHERNOFF  Family isn’t always blood.  They’re the people in your life who appreciate having you in theirs – the ones who encourage you to improve in healthy and exciting ways,...
Written by: MARC CHERNOFF The human experience is filled with love, passion, creativity, joy, connection, compassion, laughter… and the taste of chocolate.  But because we as human beings learn, evolve and grow through life’s ups and downs, our experience also includes...
As the teachings of Buddha states about satisfaction and its never-ending path moving round and round in circles, individuals can easily grasp the concept of hunger, desire, including the basic understanding of people and its hunger for more. However,...
When you lose a loved one who was once very close to you, it can be extremely difficult for you to carry on life as you may find yourself feeling empty and possibly depressed for a long time. This is...
Think about how dull the world would be without happiness. Without happiness, it would be like donuts without sprinkles and a cup of tea without biscuits. The world needs its equilibrium, a balance like that of Yin and Yang's....
Have you ever dwelled on unresolved conflicts for months, if not years, where all you can think about are the negative side of things? Are you the kind of person who always sees a glass half empty instead of a...