Power Posing: Using Your Body to Improve Confidence and Reduce Stress

When we think of our body posture and facial expressions, we typically consider them to just be a display of what we’re feeling on the side. However, the truth is more complicated. Our body language doesn’t just communicate our thoughts … Continue reading

3 Reasons to Give People the Benefit of the Doubt

Never trust people blindly, but I believe it’s better give people the benefit of the doubt rather than be cynical about everyone and everything people do. If you don’t really know someone, you should assume they are a good person … Continue reading

How to Create Your Own Placebo Pills

The more we study the mind, the more we find just how mysterious it can be sometimes. The placebo effect is one great example of this. It’s a popular concept in psychology that describes how individuals can receive physical and … Continue reading

Why Meaningful Happiness is Better Than Pleasurable Happiness

What does happiness mean to you? Often times people think of happiness in two different ways. The common view of happiness is hedonic well-being – which is the belief that happiness is based on the amount of joyful and pleasurable … Continue reading

Self-Identity: I’m the Type of Person Who…

Your self-identity is how you view yourself as an individual person. It is the basic answer to the question, “Who am I?” However, how you view yourself isn’t always an accurate depiction of who you really are or what you … Continue reading