Christen Davison

311 Added | 16 Magazines | 8 Likes | 8 Following | 19 Followers | @ChristenDavison | PsychoSocial Philosopher find my blog at christendavison.blog.com and also find me on academia.edu!

How to Become the Most Interesting Person in the World?

We are fascinated by the most interesting people in the world. There is probably no one in the world at least once desired as ‘if I could be one …

Kundalini Yoga

5 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be More Attractive

<i>Attraction isn’t only about looks. It’s about a certain primal magnetism…we can be physically attracted to someone, but we are more often drawn to</i> …

Psychology

Why You Need to Read Books And How It Will Bring Happiness

No two persons ever read the same book. –<b>Edmund Wilson</b><p>If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads. –<b>Ralph Waldo</b> …

Books

20 Weird Facts About Sex and Love

Discover what's happening to your body and your mind when you're falling in love or doing the deed.

How Lack of Sleep Can Tremendously Affect Our Emotions

Insomnia is a common but highly irritating problem: the Sleep Health Foundation (SHF) estimates that 1 in 3 people will suffer from mild insomnia at …

Sleep

The scary, intrusive thoughts you can only confess to a search engine

<i>Editor's note: This story discusses violent and graphic mental imagery.</i><p>Most people have experienced an intrusive thought even if they can't put a …

New Zealand's ONLY Mens Lifestyle Magazine

MEET THE MAKER – David Alexander Flinn<p><i>YSL talks to him about what motivates, challenges and inspires him in his pursuit of fulfilment.</i><p>Read Past Issues

10 Toxic Habits That You Should Get Rid Of Immediately

Master these 5 Core Components of Emotional Intelligence (EQ) & Watch Your Career and Happiness Soar!

Do you know someone who is so smart - yet they constantly trip themselves up at work by saying the wrong thing, to the wrong person, at the wrong time, in the wrong way?<p>It seems as if these people cannot get out of their own way, both professionally and personally.<p>And if they could just get their …

Emotional Intelligence

Why So Many People Don't Get Help for Depression

Depression affects millions of adults in the U.S. each year, but new research has found that a good portion of people with the mental disorder aren’t …

John Mayer

Another Classic Psychology Finding Blows Up

In the spring of 2013, a 63-year-old social psychologist in Wurzburg, Germany, made a bold suggestion in a private email chain. For months, several …

Bad Habits We Can Break That Are Linked To Depression And Anxiety

We often wonder if there are things that we are doing in our daily routine that actually increase our feelings of depression and anxiety. We also wonder if there are simple changes that we can make in our lives to decrease these feelings and provide us some relief. There are indeed things that we …

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Viewpoints: is addiction a disease?

The case against<p><b>Nicole Lee, Associate Professor at the National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University</b><p>We used to think of “addiction”, or what we …

Drug Addiction

Philosophy News | Welcome to Philosophy News

The awfulness of pop culture. It promises to deliver pleasure — then fails. It suggests aesthetic freedom — but is only a mirage. Or so thought Adorno<p>…

Stop Chasing Happiness: 17 Alternative Ways to Live a Great Life

<b>“If only we’d stop trying to be happy we’d have a pretty good time.” ~Edith Wharton</b><p>I have a question for you.<p>What would you be willing to sacrifice …

Must science be testable?

String wars among physicists have highlighted just how much science needs philosophy – and not just the amateur version<i>By Massimo Pigliucci</i>Read at …

British Philosophy

The 7 Critical Elements Of A Great Book

I used to do manuscript appraisals when I taught creative writing full time. I would never have been able to do it without teaching, though, because …

Creative Writing

How to Stop Absorbing Other People’s Emotions

Emotions such as fear, anger, frustration, and immobility are energies. And you can potentially ‘catch’ these energies from people without realizing …

Self-help

58 Books That Will Make You Better, No Matter Who You Are

When you hit a dead end, come back to this list.<p><i>What books do you recommend that college students read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Ryan Holiday, best-selling author of Ego Is the</b> …

Books

How Mental Illness Can Lead to Overspending and Poverty

A "frictionless" cash system is creating the perfect shitstorm for people with money trouble. It's making people ill—and it's making ill people poorer.<p>Illustration by Marta Parszeniew<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>It's never been easier to spend money. You may never touch hard cash before …

Mental Health

Mindfulness Meditation

What is mindfulness meditation?<p>Mindfulness is a practice that involves being fully engaged in whatever is going on around you. “It is simply the act …

Mindfulness

Soul Builder Series: How To Create An Abundance of Self Energy: Learn To Double Your Personal Output Kindle Edition

How to Create An Abundance of Self-Energy That Will Make Difference<p><b>Do you wonder why you feel so run down and others are so energetic?</b><br>If you apply …

Size is largely in the mind: how your body image can change in two minutes

Have you ever looked at yourself in a full-length mirror and wished you looked more like the beautiful people who grace the covers of glossy …

Psychology

The 5 Most Ridiculous Lies That The Whole World Believed

We all know that the media is awash in lies and half-truths. Last year alone saw Brian Williams and Bill O'Reilly fib about their war reporting …