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Measure your personality using the science-backed Big Five

Darryl Bachmeier Jul 15, 2019 Mind

Have you ever wondered what science has to say about personality? Learn about the Big Five traits and find out whether it’s possible to change your personality. We often look at people around us and unconsciously track patterns of behavior. When we look at someone who enjoys socializing with people and loves going to parties, we say that person is ‘extroverted’. When someone displays a habit of agreeing excessively and trying to please those around, we label that person as too ‘agreeable’ and ‘people-pleasing’. What we are trying to do with these labels is categorize their ‘personality’. We search for the best description of who they are as people, and what makes them different from others. Personality psychologists have, for many years, tried to find a reliable way of measuring the personalities of human beings. They have found that personality is best defined (and measured) by talking about personality traits....

What is Resilience?

Darryl Bachmeier Jul 11, 2019 Mind

There is no guide who can accompany life; however, everybody will encounter exciting bends in the pathway or the road, from ordinary difficulties to horrendous mishaps. Each unexpectedly change influences individuals, bringing an unprecedented surge of contemplations, compelling feelings, and vulnerability. However, individuals adjust well after some time to ground-breaking circumstances and distressing circumstances with the help of Resilience. Resilience is the mental quality that permits a few people to be affected by life’s difficulties and return to any event as strong as in the past. As opposed to letting troubles beat them and negatively influence their determination, healthy individuals figure out how to change course and keep advancing toward their objectives. Everyone has Resilience. It’s merely an issue of how well you set out to utilize it in your life. Resilience doesn’t mean the individual doesn’t feel the casualties of adversity. All things being equal, it just implies that...

Use negative visualization and reclaim your future

Darryl Bachmeier Jul 8, 2019 Mind

Negative visualization is a powerful centuries-old Stoic practice. Learn how it can help you be more content and prepare better for what life throws at you. Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you became sick in the middle of a long road trip without any medicine to ease your discomfort? Or maybe you found out - completely out of the blue - that you were being terminated from your job, leaving you in no man’s land? In situations like these, we tend to have thoughts prefaced with this classic phrase: If only I’d known this was going to happen. It turns out that the Stoic philosophers used a pretty good technique to solve this problem thousands of years ago. They flipped the classic phrase on its head. Instead of using the phrase “if only I’d known”, they resorted to saying “I know this can (and most likely...

Benefits of Music and the effect on brain

Darryl Bachmeier Jul 7, 2019 Mind

It is scientifically proven thing that listening to music can make a powerful effect on the human brain. Recent research shows that Music can help alleviate pain, relieve stress, and improve many aspects of the brain, including memory and brain injuries. Music is an essential characteristic of the human race. Almost all cultures make Music, from the oldest to the most advanced. This has been true through history, which is true throughout an individual’s lifetime. How does Music improve your mood and reduce stress? Science has now proven that music enthusiasts already know that listening to vibrant Music can improve your mood. Listening Music can reduce chronic stress by reducing the stress hormone cortisol. Music will make you feel more confident, assertive and in control of your life. Music boosts brain chemicals Music is one of the ways that mood effects, stimulates the formation of certain brain chemicals. Listening to...

What is an Identity Crisis?

Darryl Bachmeier Jul 5, 2019 Mind

In case you’re encountering a character emergency, you might be scrutinizing your self-esteem or personality. This can frequently happen because of enormous changes or stressors throughout everyday life. For example, certain variables, such as age or progression from a specific stage (for instance, school, work, or adolescence), can lead someone to have an identity crisis. The phrase “identity crisis” first came from a formative therapist and psychoanalyst, Erik Erikson. He explained that the structure of an individual’s personality was one of the main pieces of their life. While building up a feeling of character is a significant part of the high school years, Erikson stated that personality development was not merely restricted to pre-adulthood. A person’s character shifts and develops through life as individuals face new difficulties and tackle various encounters. Erikson acknowledged the term identity crisis and accepted that it was one of the main clash’s individuals face during...

Implementing The Basics Of Ethical Decision Making In Your Life

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 17, 2019 Mind

We are making decisions throughout the day at every step. Right from selecting offers that would make our career prosper to what to cook for dinner, we are always making choices. However, it is important to make the right decisions because they impact others around us. Always have the bigger picture in mind because that would be the ethical thing to do. As human beings, we must abide by these unwritten codes of moral conduct and behaviour that keeps others happy. Therefore, we must follow these ethical standards while taking every decision in our personal and professional lives because they will directly or indirectly impact others. In this article, we will deal with the importance of ethics in decision making in our lives. What Is Ethical Decision Making Ethics can be better described as moral codes or principles that should shape human behaviour. However, these principles or moral codes are...

How To Stay Away From The Negative Impacts Of Stubbornness

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 15, 2019 Mind

Some people are too hot-headed and refuse to understand the situation or others’ perspectives. We can easily find faults in others and get irritated by their stubborn attitude. But when it comes to looking at our faults, can we identify them? We often overlook our stubbornness because we remain unaware of our shortcomings. It is important to have one’s say, but at the same time, we must learn to cooperate and compromise at times. Valuing others’ opinions is necessary. Stubbornness can be the reason why people stop talking to you because they refuse to budge an inch. Perhaps it is time to change. Develop skills to negotiate, cooperate and be easier with others this year. Signs of stubbornness Check whether you exhibit these signs in your behaviour. They would give you an idea of whether you are stubborn with the people around you. You try to prove your point by...

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