Emotion Control

The Science of being HAPPY & How You Can Lead A Happy Life

Few psychologists studied positive emotions before the late 1990s, focusing instead on behaviour and thoughts or negative emotions. Today, however, happiness is taken seriously as a science – positively speaking, that is. Dr Barbara Fredrickson, the Principal Investigator of the Positive Emotions and Psychophysiology Lab at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, along with...

What to Do When You Feel Stuck in Negative Emotions

According to a new book, the key is “emotional agility”: being less rigid and more flexible with our thoughts and feelings. We’ve all been there: A strong emotion like anger or fear sucks us in and suddenly we can’t seem to control the things we say or do, hurting ourselves and those around us. “We act...

5 Things You Can Do To Cheer Up Quickly, According To Neuroscience

Life isn’t always easy, and it may seem like it is, in fact, difficult more often than not. Yet both ups and downs are a natural part of life, and we’ve all had our fair share of both. But when you do find yourself in a funk, why not, rather than dwell on it, which...

Mark Twain’s Top 9 Tips for Living a Kick-Ass Life

“Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.” You may know Mark Twain for some of his very popular books like Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. He was a writer and also a humorist, satirist and lecturer.Twain is known for his many...

11 Traits of People With Emotional Intelligence & You Can Absolutely Apply These Amazing Tips To Yourself

Why Some People Seem To Succeed At Everything They Do Lately, new ways to describe human interactions, social behaviours, and many facets of psychology have emerged on the social network scene. One of those descriptions is ‘high emotional intelligence’. What is emotional intelligence, and why do people who have it tend to do well in all...

How Negative Energy Affects Your Life and How to Clear It

You know that like attracts like, right? So here’s the deal: Positive people are drawn to positive energy; negative people are drawn to negative energy. We tend to perceive negative energy as something other people have. Sure, sometimes we feel negative – as in, “go away and leave me alone, world!” but did you know...

This Is Why Liars Keep Lying, According To Research

Let’s be honest for a second – most of us are guilty of lying. Whether it’s a little white lie here or there, or getting caught up in a big whopper. Dishonesty is common in our society. From politicians and lawyers to grandmas and six-year-old’s. Lies happen, large and small. And some lie more...

12 Types Of Pain That Are Directly Linked To Emotional States

According to Dr. Susan Babel, psychologist emotions do affect chronic pain. She says that chronic pain, beside physical injury, may be caused by stress and emotional issues. Let’s take a look what does the pain say about person emotional states? Head Headaches can be caused by stress life. If someone has chronic headaches she/he needs to grab some...

Four Ways to Overcome Self-Defeating Thoughts

Self-criticism and low self-worth can hold us back. Here’s how to start banishing those negative beliefs. What gives you a sense of self-worth? Data from my well-being survey recently revealed that positive self-views (or feeling good about oneself, a general belief that we are good, worthwhile human beings) were the best predictor of happiness—even more so...

Understanding the ancient Hawaiian practice of Forgiveness

The concept of forgiveness has evaded people for years. How do you actual do it? Is it enough to merely say you forgive someone or something? Or is there something deeper, more profound going on in the concept and feeling of forgiveness? I offer something to you that has helped me and countless others when...

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