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Practice Improvisation to Become a Faster and More Creative Thinker

We can’t completely plan out everything that happens in our lives. Instead a lot of the situations we find ourselves in we have to respond to spontaneously – which requires a certain amount of fast and creative thinking on the spot. When we try to plan too much, we often over-think and over-analyze, which leads […]

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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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