The Emotion Machine

Jul 12

This definitely makes sense. When you use abstract and general language, it leaves a lot of room for interpretation. People will fill in the blanks themselves to fit what they want to hear. But if you are using detailed language, then there is more potential for disagreement - so instead people will focus on nit-picking the details rather than seeing the bigger message.

This definitely makes sense. When you use abstract and general language, it leaves a lot of room for interpretation. People will fill in the blanks themselves to fit what they want to hear. But if you are using detailed language, then there is more potential for disagreement - so instead people will focus on nit-picking the details rather than seeing the bigger message.

Jul 11

Don’t reward people’s unnecessary negativity with a response. Keep it brief, or don’t even say anything at all.

Jul 09

The Power of Leisure

Leisure plays a huge role in our overall happiness and well-being. A new study reveals 5 main ways we benefit from leisure. Are you getting all your “leisure needs” fulfilled?

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Psychologists found speaking to yourself in the second-person, for example saying “You can do it!” instead of “I can do it!” improved effort and task performance. It’s always good to learn new things about how to improve our self-talk and affirmations - I’m looking forward to more research in the future!

Psychologists found speaking to yourself in the second-person, for example saying “You can do it!” instead of “I can do it!” improved effort and task performance.

It’s always good to learn new things about how to improve our self-talk and affirmations - I’m looking forward to more research in the future!

Jul 07

If you start now, you will thank yourself later. It may not be in a week, or a month, or even a year, but you’ll thank yourself eventually.

Pay extra attention to that which disturbs and offends you - there may be something there to learn from.

Jul 06

When Too Much Empathy Blinds Us

Empathy is a very useful ability to have, but at times it can be misused and abused. Learn more about the limitations of empathy and how too much can blind us in certain situations.

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A lot of people aren’t motivated to make a change until something catastrophic happens. Don’t be one of those people. Change now.

Jul 05

Jul 03

I don’t suck, I just have a lot of untapped potential.