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Locus of control

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 27, 2020 Mind

Your perception of the extent to which you are in charge of your life is called the locus of control. The concept of locus of control is not that difficult to understand and can be explained easily by splitting the meaning of each of the components of this phrase. Locus refers to location and control means the authority of being in charge of the outcomes of your actions. Hence “Locus of control” means assigning where the authority is located in your life. The locus may be within yourself which means you control your life and it could be located externally which means other factors control your life without your will. Types Depending on what you perceive about where your authority of life is located, psychology has divided locus of control into two types as internal locus of control and external locus of control which we will discuss one by one....

Good vs. Bad Habits

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 26, 2020 Mind

Good habits open new doors of opportunities; our parents did their best in indoctrinating those good habits. We can remember some of them like greeting our elders, respecting our seniors by helping them out with stuff, not lying against other people, saying the truth at all times, brushing our teeth, taking our bath, Keeping our surroundings clean, e.t.c. There are dozens of them. It is unfortunate how some of us have grown to abandon those norms, regarding them as old-fashioned. This article is all about reminding us that even as adults, we are obligated to stick to those upbringing despite the huge attention our modern society has given bad habits. Below, we have listed some good habits you need to stick to even as an adult, and of course, the bad one needs to discard because you never know who is watching. Good Habits You must Note as Adult Always...

Critical Thinking

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 26, 2020 Mind

You must have come across brilliant people, people who are pretty good at virtually everything; their decisions are unarguably the best, and reasons behind everything they do is just too perfect to be human. Yes, such people still exist in our workplaces even till date, they can be seen in virtually every sector of our daily life: school, business, security, corporate world, e.t.c. Trace back during your high school days, you must have come across that smart dude, which has the answer to almost all the questions in class. Yes. Such people still do exist. But we are not talking college here; our primary focus is the corporate world. Well, those smart kids do grow to become some “Michael Scofield” in their different niche. In most cases, these set of people are often seen as “CEO favorites”, and are likely be promoted on regular basics. Well, the question now is,...

Gut Feeling

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 22, 2020 Mind

Intestinal instinct, Gut Feeling or intuition, is your immediate understanding of something; No need to think about this or get any other opinion - you know. Your intuition arises as a feeling that you only experience within your body. Because your feelings are so personal, no one else can tell if you are in touch with your gut instinct or not; you only need to call. Due to this, trusting your intuition is the ultimate act of trusting yourself. Listening to your intuition helps to avoid unhealthy relationships and situations. Throughout your life, many will have thoughts about what is best for you, some with good intentions, and some with deceitful, harmful, selfish motives. Sometimes, it’s very hard to tell which level someone falls into, but if you set aside all of those outward ideas and instead seek the advice of your intuition, it will lead you to what is...

Feeling Lost

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 20, 2020 Mind

There are instances in life when you feel that you have invested much of your time and energy in a particular practice. Most times, you might not even understand if what you are focusing on is worthy or not. In this post, we will explain to you seven reasons why you might be feeling lost. Drift Syndrome When you cannot understand why you do what you do or how you started to work on your current project, a sense of drift might develop. You may feel that instead of planning your carrier well, you are pushed by circumstances to your current position. Perhaps you had a plan, but you are in your current position because of life challenges or lack of follow-through. Research indicates that almost every adult finds themselves in the drift state occasionally. It would help if you learned how to deal with drift syndrome because it triggers...

Everything You Need To Know About Dopamine Detox

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 20, 2020 Mind

Do you often feel like your life is dictated by impulsive behavior? If yes, then rest assured, you’re not the only one. In fact, most impulsive behaviors (if not all) such as excessive use of smartphones, overeating, impulsive shopping, and many others can be linked to a neurochemical called dopamine. Luckily, there are several ways of controlling dopamine-linked impulsive behaviors and the most effective proves to be dopamine detox. In this article, you’ll learn everything you need to know about Dopamine and dopamine detox. What is dopamine? Dopamine is popularly known as a “feel-good” chemical, and its role is primarily linked with incentivizing us for progress and action. It is the reason we feel good after completing a task or crossing something off our to-do list as it is a biological reward for all of the hard work. The Dopamine Addiction Dopamine is a necessary chemical for decision-making and motivation....

Brain Fog

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 14, 2020 Mind

Suddenly, when your brain appears short-circuited, let’s assume you are in the middle of a job or conversation. Maybe you forgot a word, or you left completely. Instead of feeling sharp, you feel like you are walking through Jello. You lose concentration, and the world seems to move faster than you constantly have. You often feel the feeling of confusion, forgetfulness, and lack of focus. Although “brain fog” is not a medically known word, it is a common feeling that many people suffer from. But, while many people experience it, brain fog is by no means normal. In fact, it is preventable and 100% treatable. In this blog, you will learn the main causes of brain fog and what you can do to eliminate it. What is brain fog? When you feel foggy, inattentive, and erratic, your brain sends an important signals that you are unaware that there is an...

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