33 Signs You Are A Highly Rational Thinker.
As any thinking person knows, it is important to be rational. Rationality allows us to see the world as it really is and make decisions based on logic and evidence. It is a cornerstone of successful businesses and personal relationships. But being a rational thinker isn't all about being logical and efficient - it also…Read More
43 Signs Your Work Environment is Toxic
image credit: Ron Lach If you find yourself daydreaming about setting your office on fire, it might be time to consider finding a new job. Chances are you've encountered at least one of these 43 signs of a toxic work environment. From backstabbing co-workers to impossible deadlines, toxin exposure is everywhere! If you can relate…Read More
33 Signs You Haven’t Gotten Over Your Ex (and what to do about it)
image credit: Olaia Irigoien If you're anything like the average person, your break-up was probably pretty tough. And even though it's been a while, you might still find yourself thinking about your ex from time to time. But how can you tell if you're really over them? Here are 33 signs that you haven't quite…Read More
22 Signs You Are an Empath or Empathetic Person.
image credit: Pawel Szvmanski An empath is someone who is highly sensitive to the emotions and energy of those around them. Empaths are often drawn to helping professions, such as teaching and social work, as they naturally feel a need to protect and nurture others. They may also find themselves in relationships with people who…Read More
Psychomythology: 10 Common Myths About the Mind
The Greek philosopher, Aristotle believed the heart organ was the center of emotions. Phrenologists were convinced that bumps on the human skull correlated with cognitive ability. Misconceptions about the human mind have always existed, and many commonplace beliefs once thought to be true, would be considered laughable now. The domain of psychology in particular has…Read More
5 Scientific Facts About the Introvert Brain
Coined by Carl Jung in the early 20th century, the terms “introversion” and “extroversion” have gained widespread popularity thanks to the prevalence of human personality theories in online circles. Questionnaires such as the Myers–Briggs Type Indicator or Raymond Cattell’s 16 personality factors make use of the concepts, making them well-known among those who seek to…Read More
5 Unexpected Advantages of Being an Introvert
As all introverts know quite well, this is a world that unequivocally favors extroversion. Traits such as assertiveness, the ability to take risks, and outward confidence are rewarded in all settings—home, work, and even amongst friends and strangers alike. Suggestions such as “speak out more” are prevalent, and many often see a quiet temperament as…Read More
5 Tips to Avoid Making a Bad First Impression.
When meeting someone new, we have a chance to set the tone for how we will be perceived. Sometimes, in an effort to put our best foot forward we can inadvertently leave a bad impression. Whether you're meeting with a new romantic prospect for the first time, interviewing with a potential employer, or introducing yourself…Read More
31 Signs You Are Highly Narcissistic
Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD), is one of the 4 “Cluster B” personality disorders classified in the DSM-5. Psychologists estimate that around 1% of the population are affected with NPD. These days, the term may be misattributed to normal healthy ego behaviors like good self esteem and moderate self care. A healthy level of narcissism is…Read More
How To Break up With A Narcissist or Sociopath
Ending a relationship with a malignant narcissist can be difficult and dangerous. Being discarded or rejected by their partners can cause them narcissistic injury which can enrage them and trigger violent situations or malicious payback. Furthermore, narcissists have ways of roping you back to them and deceiving you with their manipulations. It is important therefore…Read More
7 Tactics To Combat Narcissistic Abuse
Narcissists are people defined by the DSM as having an excessive sense of self-importance, rampant grandiosity, and a lack of empathy for others among other things. Narcissistic abuse is a topic around which many online communities and support groups have been formed. Narcissistic abuse can be tough to counteract in part because victims of it…Read More
The art of Seduction – How To Flirt (4 Simple Tips)
Many people believe that the art of flirting is something that you either have or you don’t. This isn’t true at all. The art of flirting is something, which can be mastered by anyone with an interest in learning how to flirt. It’s a practice-makes-perfect skill, which is learned from the inside out.…Read More
7 Great Places to Live For Introverts
Being an introvert can sometimes be tough and it certainly doesn’t help much if you are an introvert living in a big city like New York or Los Angeles! When there are crowds of people everywhere, things can get a bit overwhelming so it is best that you choose your home town wisely! If you are an…Read More
6 Life-Changing Self Improvement Hacks You Can Use Today
We are each a work in progress and the pursuit of self improvement and self betterment is a lifelong process that is never complete. There is always room to grow and learn. This wisdom comes naturally with time and experience, but there are a number of habits you can incorporate into your life that will…Read More
6 Signs Of High Intelligence That May Surprise You
Science is always uprooting our understanding of how the mind works. The field of neuroscience, in particular, has taken some common notions about intelligence, and turned them right on their head. Here are 9 surprising signs of high intelligence according to science.