Procrastinate more to end procrastination

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 behavior and we all procrastinate from time to time. …

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Mirroring technique in body language (explained)

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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Anchoring techniques in psychology

This article will briefly go over the concept of anchoring in psychology and later discuss the anchoring techniques you can use to make use of the phenomenon. When two separate events happen simultaneously enough number of times such that occurring of one event reminds you of the other, the events are said to be anchored …

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Covert hypnosis techniques for mind control

A covert hypnosis technique is the one in which a person is hypnotized without their knowledge. It’s usually carried out in a conversation. The idea that someone can control our mind using their speech freaks out many people. They forget that we’ve all been covertly hypnotized in one way or the other. Our entire childhood …

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How to wake up early without an alarm

This article will teach you how to wake up early without an alarm. Yes, you heard that right. In order to successfully develop the habit of waking up early, you need to figure out why your mind hasn’t already adopted this useful behavior already. You know consciously that waking up early is important, otherwise, you …

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How to start new habits that actually stick

This article will teach you not only how to create new habits but also- and this is very important- how to make them stick. Many people think that in order to successfully establish and stick to new habits, you need motivation and willpower. That’s true, but only partially. Willpower and motivation can force you to start a …

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How to turn a bad day into a good day

In this article, I’ve tried to explain the factors that determine our current mood by using the analogy of a weighing scale. Once you get the hang of it, you’ll know exactly what you need to do in order to turn a bad day into a good day. The two sides of this scale represent …

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How to reduce stress (4 key ways)

This article will discuss what causes stress and four effective ways to reduce stress. Stress happens when our mind gets overloaded with more than one thought or information to process. Studying for an exam and thinking about the text you just received can cause stress. Working in your office and thinking about the argument that …

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How to build self-confidence (4 steps)

Self-confidence simply means having faith in your abilities. It is a belief that you have the required skills to successfully handle a particular situation. If you are sure about your ability to handle a certain life situation, then you will feel confident whenever you encounter that situation. That’s all there is to self-confidence, yet people keep on …

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How to have courage

Courage is the ability to face fears and move through them. A lot of people have the misconception that courageous people are unafraid all the time. The truth is that people with courage are also humans who feel the emotion of fear. The only reason why they are able to build courage is that they …

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