Category Psychology

Can you avoid mental blackout?

Recently I had a discussion with some tertiary students and avoiding mental blackouts was one of the common questions raised.

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82.000 Hours of Happiness.

We are spending more than 82.000 hours of our lives in our job or profession. The idea that it is probably better to be happy with our job is….

What makes you happy?

Being happy is one of the main goals in life. We wish to spend our lives happily and it’s one of the biggest wishes parents could have for their children.

But the meaning of happiness seems to be blurred; it’s not filled with content yet. How can we figure out what will make us happy?

Some Habits are easier to change

To change cut in habits can be a bit tricky and requires some patience and perseverance. Scientific research is showing though, that some habits are easier to change than others. To be more successful on the long run you should first choose to change a behavior which requires less energy and willpower.

How to avoid learning from failures.

Failures are annoying. There is no way to pretend that it feels good to fail. Mistakes, failures or defeats in your job, private life or sport are threatening for your self-confidence and self-perception. Nobody likes to fail in a plan or project. We all prefer to…

Are we at the mercy of our habits?

While our habits sometimes perpetuate unwanted behavior (e.g. procrastination); they can on the other hand support a healthy and successful lifestyle without the need to push our will power to the limit. Habits have the purpose to save our energy. This mechanism can be beneficial and helpful for our health and success in our lives, […]

Habits set your course for success.

Our daily lives are interfused with individual habits. These habits influence the levels of success which we achieve in the long run, while at work, playing sports, or following a weight-loss plan. It sounds somehow over exaggerated, but take a closer look at the topic the connection becomes obvious. Nearly 40 to 50% [1] of […]