People Fixers: What Are They And Are You One?

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An updated complete review of the type of people, called, people fixers, who try to always fix other people's problems and life stress instead of allowing them to accept their emotions naturally and work through them in a scientifically proven healthier manner.

A Journey Into Domestic Violence

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A Short story for which I don't have a title. Your Father: The living room smells of your father's pipe and your mother's cooking. It's lamb chops this evening. It's the type of smell that would make you queazy if you weren't used to it. You're sitting on the new couch. It's lavender and at … Continue reading A Journey Into Domestic Violence

Smart People Tend To Do These 10 Things. Do You?

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Do you wonder if you're smart? Really intelligent, perhaps. There's obviously lots of ways to test your actual IQ but many of us prefer not to get so technical about the topic. Listed below are ten attributes that typically smart or intelligent people possess. Check them out and see how many of them fit you. … Continue reading Smart People Tend To Do These 10 Things. Do You?

Unique Intelligence Types; Multiple Intelligence Theory by Howard Gardner

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Discussions about intelligence have been going on for many years and will undoubtedly continue for much more. One of the most studied theories of intelligence typing was originally conceived almost two decades ago and still offers attractive alternatives to traditional IQ theories. Harvard University Scientist Dr. Howard Gardner suggested and grouped the strengths of people into … Continue reading Unique Intelligence Types; Multiple Intelligence Theory by Howard Gardner

How to Stay Calm When Others Are Crappy

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Emotional reactivity is an automatic, usually unconscious response, to specific events, situations, or people. Particularly when we are under stress, emotional reactivity is almost entirely negative. The environment seems more threatening or fraught with uncertainty. Our “buttons get pushed” more easily. We’re more likely to lash out or, if we hold it in, emotionally shut down. This … Continue reading How to Stay Calm When Others Are Crappy

IQ Myths: Is Genius Innate or Learned?

IQ, intelligence and genius are always a top topic. Audiences around the world love to see characters who are born genius' and seem to just magically know everything. Dr. Ericsson has studied the myth of genius at great length and he says with authority that they are NOT born genius'. It takes a lot of … Continue reading IQ Myths: Is Genius Innate or Learned?

#5 Real Points From Psychology 101

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Psychology is really relatively simple and in some ways comes down to five core points when understanding people. Liberal-arts-psychology-photo I have had the pleasure to learn, experience and practice some different roles in the world of psychology, therapy and counselling from both sides of the couch. All of this experience has taught me some eye-opening stuff … Continue reading #5 Real Points From Psychology 101