How to achieve long-term goals

If you’ve been struggling to achieve your long-term goals, you’re not alone. Most people are like this because it’s the default way our brains are wired. All it takes to understand how to achieve long-term goals is a simple shift in mindset. With the help of this article, I hope to create that shift in …

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How to stop making silly mistakes in math

This article will focus on why we make silly mistakes in math. Once you understand what’s going on with your mind, you won’t have a hard time figuring out how to avoid silly mistakes in maths. Once, I was solving a math problem while preparing for an exam. Although the concept was clear to me …

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How to make a hit song (using psychology)

In this article, we’ll discuss how to make a hit song using the principles of psychology. Specifically, on how the principles of Psychology can be exploited to make a hit song. I’ll focus on four key concepts- patterns, emotional themes, group identity, and violation of expectations. It’s hard to imagine life without music. Despite music …

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3 Ways to get into flow while working

This article will introduce the concept of flow state and suggest ways to get into the flow state while you’re working. Ever had that experience where you were so engrossed in a task that nothing else seemed to matter and you lost track of time? And even though to an outsider it appeared that you were …

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Ego gratification (and other psychological needs)

The way to figure people out is by figuring out their core psychological needs. Needs may be general or individual. For instance, the need for survival is a general human need but it tells you nothing of value about a person’s unique psychological make-up. On the other hand, individual needs that are shaped by a person’s past experiences tell you a …

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How to understand someone’s personality

No two people on the planet have the same set of personality traits, not even identical twins who were apparently brought up in ‘identical’ circumstances or have similar genes. What then makes each of us so unique? Why is it that you have a personality that is distinct from the personality of everyone else? The answer …

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How to get rid of bad mood

Bad moods feel so bad you want to get rid of them as soon as you get them. They seem to come out of nowhere, mess with our lives and then leave at their own whim. Just when we begin to think we’re finally free from their clutches, they visit us again, as if to ensure …

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How to read body language (like a pro)

In this article, I’ll give you some tips that’ll teach you how to read body language like a pro. I won’t be discussing specific body language gestures but general things that you should keep in mind while decoding body language. Mastering non-verbal communication skills will turn you into a magician. You’ll be able to predict …

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Procrastinate more to end procrastination

how to stop procrastinating by procrastinating

In order to learn how to stop procrastinating, you need to procrastinate a lot. I’ll explain this paradox later. First, let’s try to understand procrastination… Procrastination means avoiding or delaying the important tasks that you know you should be doing. It is a common feature of human behaviour and we all procrastinate from time to time. …

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Mirroring technique in body language (explained)

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If you want to learn how to build rapport, the mirroring technique is perhaps the most effective way to do so. Mirroring gives you a fair glimpse of how our unconscious minds work below our level of awareness. It shows you how we make decisions and judgments about somebody without knowing why. Mirroring, as the name …

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