This Internet Addiction Test is a brief test that gives you a fair idea about whether or not your internet usage is healthy. What would life be without the internet, right? But how much is too much?
The Zung Self-Rating Depression Scale (SDS) is a depression self-test that tests your current depression level. It was originally developed by W.W. Zung to test the level of depression in patients diagnosed with depression.
Eysenck’s Personality Inventory (EPI) attempts to measure Extraversion-Introversion and Neuroticism-Stability. These are two common and independent personality dimensions that account for a large proportion of personality differences in people. This test is based on Hans Eysenck’s theory of personality.
This article will not only focus on understanding people who put you down but also on how to identify them. There are few things worse in life than accomplishing something amazing, sharing it with your loved ones in the expectation that they’ll be excited too, but realizing they don’t really share your joy. In fact, […]
Why do humans have a tendency to believe that the grass is greener on the other side? Why do people crave what they don’t have? Why do people compare what they have with what others have? This article will attempt to answer all of these questions. People who believe that the grass is greener on […]
In order to stop overthinking, we need to understand why we think in the first place. After that, we can begin to explore why this process goes into overdrive and what can be done to overcome it. In the first half of the 20th century, behaviourists dominated the field of Psychology. They believed that behaviour […]
I frequently come across social media posts by people asking how to overcome loneliness. So I decided to finally tackle this topic. Loneliness is an emotional state that one experiences when they perceive themselves to be isolated from other people. Loneliness is painful and the person experiencing loneliness often shows signs of depression. However, loneliness […]
Advertisements generally have two kinds of appeal- rational appeal and emotional appeal. Using rational appeal in advertising means giving your target audience a logical reason to buy from you. Using emotional appeal in advertising involves creating an emotional connection between your brand and your target audience. An advertisement- any advertisement- is an offer made by […]
To give you an idea about Attachment theory, I want you to imagine a scene where you’re in a room full of your relatives and friends. One of them is a mother who has brought her baby along. While the mother is busy chatting, you notice the infant beginning to crawl up to you. You […]
“Men are disturbed not by things, but by the view which they take of them.” Epictetus The above quote captures the essence of Cognitive Behavioural Theory (CBT). Cognitive/cognition refers to mental processing i.e. thoughts, thinking and interpreting life events. Cognitive Behavioural Theory, as the name suggests, is a theory about how thoughts shape behaviour and vice […]