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Psychologists Explain How to Focus Your Mind

Psychologists Explain How to Focus Your Mind

Frazzled. Confused. Stressed. Discombobulated. Scatterbrained. These are just a few ways of describing the tendencies of the human mind. Indeed, it can be difficult to understand ourselves. It’s not altogether uncommon to wonder, “Where’d that thought come from?” It’s a fair question, too! Why do we produce random thoughts – and why are the majority of them self-defeating? To answer this question, we must look at the brain’s two modes: default and focused. “My mind is like an internet browser….

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Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

Clinomania is the excessive desire to lay in bed all day. Your shoes are the first thing people subconsciously notice about you. People don’t listen to the smartest person in the room, they listen to whoever acts as if they know what’s right, according to a study. The older you get, the less people you trust. Happy Friday!  source:   factualfacts.com   https://twitter.com/Fact   @Fact

Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

Women are twice as likely to suffer from insomnia than men. This is mostly due to the hormonal changes that women often experience. When ignored by someone whose attention means the most to you, the reaction in the brain is similar to physical pain. Pistanthrophobia is a common fear of trusting people due to past experiences with relationships gone bad. Studies show acting confidently is the surest key to success – If you fake it, you will make it. Happy…

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14 Things Pressure-less People Do (and You Can, Too)

14 Things Pressure-less People Do (and You Can, Too)

An active imagination helps. So does a confident stride. Posted Aug 06, 2015      Hendrie Weisinger Ph.D. Hendrie Weisinger Ph.D.       Thicken Your Skin I’ve studied how pressure affects performance, and the best way to manage it, for more than 20 years. I’ve interviewed elite athletes, Navy SEALs, entrepreneurs, ER doctors and nurses, hedge fund managers, air traffic controllers, and others who perform their best in pressure moments more often than not. These individuals do not “rise…

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How To Boost Your Confidence: 6 Scientific Ways To Feel Better About Yourself

How To Boost Your Confidence: 6 Scientific Ways To Feel Better About Yourself

May 14, 2014     Lecia Bushak If you’ve ever acted on the saying “fake it till you make it,” you probably recognize the benefits of playing it cool and confident whether at work, at trying new things, or in social settings. Confidence can make or break a lot of things. People who are sure of themselves tend to do better at interviews, on dates, and in accomplishing tasks. In our extrovert-centric society, confidence can get you a job, a…

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6 Habits Of Resilient People

6 Habits Of Resilient People

What makes some people persevere through trying circumstances while others begin flailing at the first sign of crisis? Understanding the key qualities of resilient people is the first step to cultivating that bounce-back quality in yourself. By Gwen Moran On April Fool’s Day 2011, I was unexpectedly diagnosed with early-stage invasive breast cancer. As a freelance writer with a career I love and a family that depends on my income, I spent most of the year juggling surgeries, chemotherapy, and…

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Good Body Image, Happier Relationship

Good Body Image, Happier Relationship

Survey finds that women who diet are less satisfied with themselves By Dennis Thompson   HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Dec. 5, 2013 (HealthDay News) – Women who are happy with their bodies are better able to maintain a happy relationship, a new study finds. The researchers’ survey also found that women who are satisfied with their current relationship tend to be fine with their weight and body image. The link between relationship satisfaction and one’s body image is strong and works both…

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11 Tips to Help You Think More Positively

11 Tips to Help You Think More Positively

JUNE 12    BY PAUL SLOANE In a study at the Mayo clinic in Rochester, Minnesota patients were given a personality test that assessed their levels of optimism and pessimism. The progress of the patients was measured over 30 years, and it was found that the optimists lived longer than average for their age and gender while the pessimists had a shorter than average life. Researchers found that optimism strengthens the immune system and helps people to adopt healthier lifestyles….

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5 Risks That Are Always Worth Taking

5 Risks That Are Always Worth Taking

By  Jo Beth Richards Life is short and brilliant. Don’t let fear of the unknown hold you back, tap into your courage and walk into the unknown with an open heart. Here are five risks that are always worth taking… 1. Love. Love makes you vulnerable & can hurt, but it is always worth taking. Without love we are nothing. With love we become who we are meant to be. 2. Follow your DREAMS.  We only live once — ONCE! So…

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Shave It Off! How Bald Guys Can Look More Manly and Dominant

Shave It Off! How Bald Guys Can Look More Manly and Dominant

By ALEXANDRA SIFFERLIN      September 28, 2012   Forget hair transplants, pills and hair regrowth serums. A University of Pennsylvania researcher has a better alternative for balding men: shave it all off. In three experiments, researcher Albert Mannes, a lecturer at the Wharton School at U. Penn — and a balding man himself — found that guys with shaved heads are not only perceived by others as more manly and dominant than other men, but also taller, stronger and having…

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