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Posts Tagged ‘Beliefs’

The 20 Most Common Logical Fallacies We Fall Victim to Everyday

Logical fallacies are errors in our thinking that can often lead to wrong or misguided beliefs. Of course, none of us are perfect. We don’t have perfect knowledge and we don’t have perfect reasoning. However that shouldn’t stop us from trying to be a little smarter in how we think about the world. This article […]

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8 Powerful Tips to Improve Your Persuasion

Persuasion isn’t just for businessmen and politicians, it’s something we all find ourselves doing on a daily basis. In its simplest form, persuasion is just communication that is intended to change someone’s thoughts, feelings, or behaviors. This could be a parent trying to persuade a child to eat their vegetables, or a teacher persuading a […]

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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 can become in the future. Self-identity is a combination between your actual experiences with the […]

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How to Literally Burn Away Your Negative Beliefs

Our minds are a lot like disobedient children. We tell them to do something directly and they don’t listen. We say to ourselves “stop thinking negative thoughts” and your mind goes “you mean stop thinking these negative thoughts?” This is why trying to change your mind directly – through pure force or willpower – is […]

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When Rationalization Gets in the Way of Happiness

Can thinking too much about your choices get in the way of happiness? A new study published in Personality and Social Psychology shows when this may be the case. Psychologists gave subjects two posters to choose from. In one group, they let individuals choose their favorite poster based on gut instinct, while the other group […]

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