Confirmation Bias – How Your Emotions Are Screwing You Over

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I’ve already decided on what I want. I know I’m right so fuck what other people are telling me and anything to the contrary” is a straight forward way to describe the psychological term confirmation bias. The problem is when this is applied to depressive thinking, such as “I’m a loser”, it can be quite harmful. How do you stop …

Focus on 1 To 2 Things At A Time To Stay Sane And Happy

The Rule Of 1 To 2 – Focus To Stay Sane And Be Happy

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“No horse gets anywhere until he is harnessed. No steam or gas ever drives anything until it is confined. No Niagara is ever turned into light and power until it is tunneled. No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined.” – Harry Emerson Fosdick A short and to the point discussion today.   There are many amazing things …

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The One Thing That Craters Mental Health Awareness In Society Today

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I once knew a guy who, for the sake of this article, we will call Jay. Everything seemed to be going well for Jay – He was always smiling, energetic, and his promotion business he recently started was doing well. He had a beautiful girlfriend, loved to party, and generally seemed to always be in a high state of affairs. …

Technology Causes Anxiety and Depression - Stop staring at the screen!

Technology, Anxiety, and Depression – Why I Loved Going without a Cell Phone for Two Months and Other Technology Fast Experiments

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I was minding my own business in the washroom of my hostel in Nice, France, listening to music from my phone and getting pumped up in the morning. I noticed that the sink was partially filled with water… no idea why my room mate left it like that. Maybe she had something soaking there? Either way, I turn around and …

A sexy guy - How do you approach him as a woman

How To Confidently Approach Men – Conquering Approach Anxiety For Women

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You may have read articles about how if you are a “21st century woman”, you should approach men when playing in the dating realm… But, perhaps no one has ever clearly explained to you WHY women should approach men (instead of men just approaching you), or how you can actually start a conversation with a man you are in interested …

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The Tragedy Of The Backpacker Relationship

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Many things are synonymous with backpacking – hunchbacks struggling with 30 pound loads, few clothes and not enough showers, and a thirst for adventure. Oh, and alcohol of course… But the one other thing that travelling seems to bring about is amazing people. I have found that backpackers, or travellers in general, are usually open-minded, friendly, and warm. It’s great, …