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Do We All Have Multiple Selves? How to Build a More Dynamic You

Our personality is often much more flexible than we think, especially depending on the circumstances. We often change our speech, body posture, facial expressions, and behaviors depending on the context of a situation and the people we are interacting with. In this way, one could say we put on different “selves” or “personas” depending on […]

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3 Games People Play to Avoid Taking Responsibility

We often play many games between ourselves and others. But by “games” I don’t mean sports, or video games, or board games. Instead “games” are a form of dishonest communication – usually with ulterior motives involved. In Eric Berne’s influential work Games People Play, a “game” is defined as a set of ulterior transactions with […]

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How to Overcome Stereotype Threat: Looking Beyond Society’s Expectations

We live in a world full of expectations. Society often expects us to act a certain way and be a certain way depending on who we are and what the “norms” are in a particular culture. These are the stereotypes we all have to face to some degree. Stereotype threat is when we fear conforming […]

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How to Stop Being Jealous of Other People’s Success

“100% of all haters in the world are unrealized potential.” Joe Rogan You can tell a lot about a person by how they react to other people’s happiness and success. For many, we seem to get easily threatened when we see other people doing better than us in some area in life. We find it […]

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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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