Why attention to detail is the skill of the century

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If you’ve ever perused through job notifications, you must have noticed that employers are constantly looking for ‘attention to detail’ in applicants. If you haven’t noticed this, then maybe you need to work on your ‘attention to detail’ skill. Jokes apart, if you can pay attention to the details, you can improve all aspects of …

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OCD test online (Take this quick quiz)

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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a psychiatric condition in which the sufferer has obsessive thoughts and engages in compulsive behaviors. Obsessive thoughts: These are unwanted, unacceptable, and recurring intrusive thoughts that the person can’t seem to control despite wanting to. Compulsions: When a person experiences obsessive thoughts, they feel compelled to perform certain repetitive tasks and …

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Do I have ADHD? (Quiz)

The full form of ADHD is Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity disorder. According to DSM-5, published by the American Psychiatric Association in 2013, the key symptoms of ADHD are: Inattentiveness Hyperactivity Impulsivity Those with ADHD feel restless and are unable to concentrate on activities like learning and working for long. The exact cause of the condition is not known …

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How to stop ruminating (The right way)

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To learn how to stop ruminating, we first need to understand what rumination is. Rumination is repetitive thinking accompanied by a low mood. To understand repetitive thinking, we need to understand what thinking is. Mainly, we think to solve problems. Logically, what should happen when we’re unable to solve a problem? We should think it …

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Emotional healing: What is it and how does it work?

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Emotional healing is the process of recovering from an emotional wound or trauma. Emotional wounds are inflicted upon people by negative life experiences or stressors. Many stressors can cause trauma, but we can broadly classify them into two types: Stressors threatening survival. Stressors threatening reproduction. Stressors that threaten survival include natural disasters, violence, accidents, disease, …

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Fear of responsibility and its causes

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Fear of responsibility is an irrational fear of taking responsibilities. Also called hypengyophobia (Greek ‘hypengos’ means ‘responsibility’), people who have a fear of responsibility avoids responsibilities, even at a significant cost to themselves and others. Such people are trapped in their comfort zones and avoid taking risks that most responsibilities entail. People can fear taking …

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Who are emotionally secure people? (Definition & theory)

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Emotional security can be defined as a state of calmness that doesn’t get overwhelmed by negative emotions. Emotionally secure people can handle situations that can shake the emotional balance of emotionally insecure people. They have good emotional self-control. Emotional security and emotional stability are synonymous terms. The opposite of this tendency is neuroticism. Those scoring …

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Who are deep thinkers, and how do they think?

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When we need to make decisions or solve problems, we use two types of thinking. The first is subconscious, fast, and intuitive thinking (System 1) and the other is conscious, analytical, and deliberate thinking (System 2). All of us use both rational and intuitive thinking, but some of us lean more on the intuitive side …

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