Amanda Rose Blackwell

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How To Rewire Your Brain For Greater Happiness

The bad news: Our brains are wired to be negative. The good news: You can train your brain to hold on to happiness in 10 seconds.<p>Wouldn’t it be awesome if we could hack into our own brains and rewire them to be happier?<p>Science has shown we actually can thanks to a phenomenon called …

Over-Confident People Are Seen as Smarter, Even When They're Not

Turns out “fake it till you make it” is actually real. A new study found that over-confident students were more likely to be perceived as smart by …

7 Decision Making Styles

What is your style? I don't mean the way you dress, I'm thinking deeper. Specifically, what style drives your choices? Every day, we are confronted with decisions that determine who we will become and what we will be known for in culture. Most decisions simply come down to two simple words: yes or …

6 Secrets of Great Resumes, Backed By Psychology

The day I landed my job at Google was the day I decided to pay forward all the help I received on reworking my resume.<p>After going through many resumes, I want to share what I learned in hopes that it helps more people get their dream jobs.<p>My biggest realization? We don’t think <i>like psychologists</i>. <i></i>And …

The Top 10 Positive Emotions

A major part of learning to deal with our feelings is being able to label and identify our emotions. It can be difficult to connect with our …

The Personality Test That's All About Hand Gestures

Here's a personality test that is based on how we interpret vague hand gestures. Take a look at what people can tell from what is essentially a …

New Study Shows Yoga Has Healing Powers

Poses like down dog can bring down levels of inflammation in cancer patients.<p>The more we learn about yoga, the more we realize the benefits aren't all in the minds of the 20 million or so devotees in the U.S. Yoga helps people to relax, making the heart rate go down, which is great for those with …

Why Making Mistakes is Actually Good

Do you tend to beat yourself up for making mistakes? Do you use personal development sometimes to overanalyze and beat yourself up for doing it …

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

<i>Editors’ Note: Following the huge popularity of this post, article source Amy Morin has authored a guest post on exercises to increase mental strength here and Cheryl Conner has interviewed Amy in a Forbes video chat about this article here.</i><p>For all the time executives spend concerned about physical …

How to Move On When You’re Hurt and Waiting for Closure

<b>“Letting go gives us freedom and freedom is the only condition for happiness.”</b> <b>~</b><b>Thich Nhat Hanh</b><p>Ah, closure. That feeling of vindication, or a sense of …

Are You Mindful or Mindless?

The concept of mindfulness has found its way into corporate speak, as professionals are encouraged to combat the frenetic pace of work by slowing down, pausing, and being more present. Creativity and learning require an ability to get off the hamster wheel and simply think. This is easier said than …