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Just You and Your Thoughts

Imagine just you and your thoughts, alone in an empty room, with nothing else to distract you. How long would you be able to spend in this room by yourself? For most people, the answer seems to be “not very long at all.” In a recent study published in Science, participants were asked to spend […]

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Accepting Your Bias

Every mind has a bias, because everyone’s beliefs and worldview are shaped by their own unique experiences within a particular environment. So no single person has a perfect view of reality. Instead, we each have our own window into reality. And everyone’s view is going to be a little bit different. Therefore, every person you […]

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Turning Emotions Up and Down at the Flick of a Switch

Our minds can often be influenced by our environment in many ways without us even realizing it. A fascinating new

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3 Reasons Your Therapist May Be Failing You

Before I begin, I must say that I’m not against therapy whatsoever. Therapy can be an incredibly valuable tool in improving yourself and well-being. Therapists provide social support, someone to listen to you, and often times someone to give you constructive feedback on how to improve your life. However, not all therapists are necessarily good […]

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Why You Should Believe in Hard Work Over Genes

“People ask why I train so much and work so hard. Well the answer is simple: I will not allow somebody with twice the genetics and half the determination be better than me.” Unknown Are you more a product of nature or nurture? This has been a big question ever since the birth of psychology, […]

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