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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The Just World Fallacy: When Bad Things Happen to Good People

just world fallacy

The “just world fallacy” is the belief that a person always gets what they deserve in life. But why then do bad things happen to good people, for no good reason?

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Focusing Too Much on “Me” Can Lead to Depression

depression

What’s the difference between self-awareness and self-indulgence? A new study shows that excessively using words like “I” and “Me” can lead to depression.

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9 Tips on How to Be Honest Without Being Negative


Learn how to be honest about sensitive and controversial subjects without sounding too negative.

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3 Reasons to Give People the Benefit of The Doubt

benefit of the doubt

When we don’t give people the benefit of the doubt, we are often forced to hold our own actions at a higher standard than others. Or, even worse, we have to deal with our own hypocrisy and cognitive dissonance when we make similar mistakes and try to justify them.

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The Echo Effect: How Repeating People’s Words Improves Social Interaction

echo effect

Repeating people’s words can be very important in building likability, comfort, and social connectedness. Psychologists are calling this the “echo effect.”


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Focusing Too Much on “Me” Can Lead to Depression

depression

What’s the difference between self-awareness and self-indulgence? A new study shows that excessively using words like “I” and “Me” can lead to depression.

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