Psychology

Psychology
“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.”...
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...
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...
Do you know someone who seems to be happy all of the time?  Do you ever wonder how they do it?  How in the world can they be so happy all of the time?  Well, chances are they practice...
“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...
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,...
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...
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...
As a firefighter, I've spent years thinking about how to put fires out. But, as a married firefighter, I spend just as much time thinking about how to keep the fire burning in my relationship. Stress takes a toll...
I'm not a religious person, but I have recently found out about the importance of forgiveness in my life. I had a situation that was blocking a lot of good stuff in my life and I traced it back...
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...
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....
Most people get married for the wrong reasons; it's as simple as that. Given that, it shouldn't be a surprise that most marriages are not the blissful unions most young girls hope for and dream about. And, since most...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
When your name is basically synonymous with “genius”, chances are there are going to be a lot of quotes attributed to you that you didn’t actually say. Albert Einstein knew this, which is why he was once quoted as...
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,...
Posted by Jos Mariya If you’re like me, you’re an extroverted introvert. You can be outgoing, yet you desperately need your alone time. You can’t do that. You’re one or the other. No, this is how I am. And that’s how many other...
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...
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...
Research has repeatedly shown that people who think positively or those who are deemed as "optimists" tend to have happier, healthier, more productive lives. If you are a pessimist, you possibly are pretty good at creating a worst case scenario...
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   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,...

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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...
Friendship groups are rife with politics and the potential to turn nasty. When you put a group of people together, it's easy to get along on a superficial level, but once real personalities start to emerge, it can become...