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Posts Tagged ‘Self-fulfilling Prophecy’

3 Reasons to Give People the Benefit of the Doubt

Never trust people blindly, but I believe it’s better give people the benefit of the doubt rather than be cynical about everyone and everything people do. If you don’t really know someone, you should assume they are a good person until proven otherwise. Of course there are bad people out there who only do selfish […]

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The Power of Self-fulfilling Beliefs And How They Really Work

In psychology, there is a concept known as a self-fulfilling prophecy which describes how certain beliefs can influence our actions in a way that makes those beliefs actually come true. It’s an example of the positive feedback loop between beliefs → behaviors → outcomes. The basic idea is that our beliefs have a real effect […]

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Don’t Talk About Others Behind Their Back

Talking about others behind their back is a bad habit to have. Often it encourages gossip, rumors, and criticism that we normally wouldn’t say to a person’s face. What do we have to gain from this? Not much but some cheap entertainment. Maybe we’ll get some laughs and praise from our peers, but talking about […]

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Confidence and Why It’s Important to Our Evolution

A recent study published in the scientific journal Nature explains how confidence plays an important role in our evolution. According to the research, confidence motivates us to take action in the face of uncertainty. The more confident we are, the more likely we are to fight for the resources we need to survive. The truth […]

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How To Combat Work Overload

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