Every single person we choose to associate with brings out a different side of us. Therefore, the more diverse our group of friends is, the more dynamic and flexible we become as an individual. A lot of us repeat the cliche that “opposites attract,” but psychology research tells a different story. We’re much more likely [...]
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It is said that attention is the currency of relationships, but we have to spend it wisely. While clearly a relationship cannot work if we never spend time with that person, it’s similarly true that a relationship cannot work if we always need to spend time with that person. Too much of any one person [...]
Everyone goes about their emotions in a different way. Richard Davidson, a leading researcher of emotions, and also a professor of psychology and psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, claims that we each have different emotional styles, which are comprised of six different components.
As we age we often become stuck in old routines and habits. In many ways, our growth stagnates. We begin to stick with what is familiar – whatever is in our “comfort zone” – and often we become stubborn, resistant, and even afraid to expose ourselves to new things. In short, we become complacent toward [...]
It’s now been over two and a half years since I first started blogging for The Emotion Machine – and just recently I’ve passed over one million visitors. It’s a significant milestone to me, but more importantly it’s provided me with a lot of experience about what it means to build a following. I’ve certainly [...]