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The Just World Fallacy: When Bad Things Happen to Good People

The “just world fallacy” is the belief that a person always gets what they deserve in life. If a person behaves as a good and moral person, then only good things will happen to them. And if a person behaves as a bad and immoral person, then only bad things will happen to them. Commonly, […]

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How the Law of Attraction Made Me Hate Myself

When I was first seeking self improvement about 8 years ago I was in a dark place, so I was pretty desperate and gullible. The more someone claimed they could help me, the more I was willing to devour everything they said. I was introduced to the promising ideas found in books and movies like […]

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How to Overcome a Bad Breakup

Dealing with a breakup is never a pleasant experience. It hurts to have to let go of all that time and energy we dedicated to a person, but it’s better than letting a negative relationship continue. Fortunately, there are ways we can make a breakup easier and less painful. This post will teach you key […]

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Washing Away Your Troubles – Literally

Every morning I browse my psychology feed and see if there is any interesting news to share with you guys. Today I discovered an interesting study about how washing your hands can actually minimize feelings of guilt and shame. The study was published in the journal Current Directions of Psychological Science. When participants were asked […]

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Healthy Self-Esteem: An Alternative to Self-Pity vs. Narcissism

There is no doubt in my mind that many men and women live their lives with very low self-esteem. They think that they are inadequate in achieving their own dreams, goals, and values; thus, they find themselves in a constant state of self-pity, disappointment, or even self-hate. The problem with this view is that it […]

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