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How to Get Over People Always Judging You

All of us go through events in our social life where we fear being negatively judged by others. Perhaps you have made your own judgements throughout your life about certain people and what you think of them. Making judgements about others is something the human brain likes to do. From an evolutionary standpoint, we had […]

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Don’t Wait to Express Romantic Interest

Have you ever had a romantic interest in someone, but you waited a long time to finally tell them? Often this is a recipe for frustration and disappointment. You spend time with someone, you share good times, you grow more and more fond of them, but you never come forward about your true feelings until […]

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How to Overcome Mean World Syndrome

Do you think we live in a mean and terrible world? Then you may have mean world syndrome. Mean world syndrome is a concept proposed by George Gerbner, an influential professor of communication who spent his life studying how culture and media influences our beliefs and perception about society. The basic idea behind mean world […]

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Imagining Positive Conversations Can Improve Cooperation

A positive conversation is any verbal interaction where individuals are considering each others’ perspective, values, and interests. These types of interactions are key toward building healthy relationships and resolving social conflicts. There is a robust finding that conversation is one of the biggest factors in improving cooperation, our ability to solve social problems in a […]

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5 Signs You’re a Slave to Your Emotions

“Your emotions are the slaves to your thoughts, and you are the slave to your emotions.” Elizabeth Gilbert Our emotions have a huge amount of power over our choices and actions – and we can either become a master or a slave to them. When you’re a slave to your emotions, they can motivate you […]

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