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How to Stop Projecting

How to Stop Projecting

These tips can help you stop projecting your less-flattering traits onto other people. Expert Source: Psychotherapist and clinical psychologist Joseph Burgo, PhD, author of Why Do I Do That? Psychological Defense Mechanisms and the Hidden Ways They Shape Our Lives. Cranky existentialist philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre once wrote, “Hell is other people,” and we’ve all felt this way from time to time. Especially when the snide comments of a coworker, a friend’s constant complaining, or our sister’s endless bossiness annoy us…

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Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: How Perceptions of Aging Affect Our Later Years

Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: How Perceptions of Aging Affect Our Later Years

“Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t—you’re right.” – Henry Ford Perceptions of aging, or attitudes toward one’s own aging, have important implications for the health and well-being of older adults. Throughout the life span, people encounter many positive and negative stereotypes of older adults and the aging process. Some stereotypes portray common age-related changes, whereas others promote misconceptions about aging. As people grow older, age stereotypes become increasingly self-relevant; these stereotypes are reflected inward and they…

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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

Stephen Hawking was told that he had two years to live by doctors back in 1963. Today, he’s alive and is 72-years-old. 71% of breakups happen because of mood swings.     Banana is a happy fruit. Eating just one can help relieve irritable emotions, anger and or depression. It only takes one lie to completely change a person’s perception of who you are. Happy Friday!  source:   factualfacts.com   https://twitter.com/Fact   @Fact

Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

Washing your hands makes you more optimistic. 11% of the world is left-handed. It takes 5 different parts of your brain for you to understand and laugh at a joke. Our brains have a negativity bias and will remember negative memories more than good ones. This helps us to better protect ourselves. It’s ok and “I’m fine” are the two most common lies spoken in the world. A protein in human saliva called histatin can help wounds heal faster. A…

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9 New Facts About Attraction We Learned in 2016

9 New Facts About Attraction We Learned in 2016

Do opposites attract? The kind of people who have more sex. Why men shouldn’t try to sound sexy, and more… 1. Opposites only attract when people are single When people are single they are more attracted to faces that are dissimilar to their own, new research finds. But, when people are already in a relationship, they are more attracted to faces that look similar to their own. In other words: opposites attract for single people, but not for those in…

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11 Ways Men And Women Think Differently

11 Ways Men And Women Think Differently

Men and women are different. There are some good biological reasons for that. Studies of brain scans of men and women show that women tend to use both sides of their brain because they have a larger corpus callosum. This is the bridge between the two hemispheres of the brain and allows women to share information between those two halves of the brain faster than men. Men tend to use the left side of the brain which is the more…

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Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

80% of the time, it’s not that a person changed…. you just never knew who they actually were.  The average amount of time a woman can keep a secret is 47 hours and 15 minutes. A human adult is made up of about 7,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 atoms. Lack of sleep causes the brain to remember events incorrectly.   The male brain is 10% bigger than the female’s but the female brain works more efficiently. Because the English language is so complex, every…

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Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

  Billions of souls have inhabited Earth,  but there have only been about 500 original human templates to choose from throughout human history.  A sleeping human brain can still understand  the words being spoken around it. Lack of sleep can cause weight gain of 2 pounds  (0.9 kg) in under a week.  Beauty sleep is real –  scientists found that faces of well-rested people  look younger and are more attractive  than sleep-deprived people. Cats only meow to communicate with humans …

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This One Shift Will Change The Way You See Yourself (& Others!)

This One Shift Will Change The Way You See Yourself (& Others!)

The Challenge: We often assume our abilities and behaviors cannot (or are too hard to) be changed. The Science: You are, indeed, capable of change! It’s all about the way we look at it! The Solution: Cultivating a growth mindset can create positive change and new opportunities in your life! We are often taught from a young age and through a variety of influences that ability is fixed. Either we’re smart or we’re not.  We’re athletic or we’re not. We’re…

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