Jamie Kolpin

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8 Habits of Considerate People

Philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer once said, "Politeness is to human nature what warmth is to wax." It's true. Being kind and considerate softens people and makes them malleable to your way of thinking.<p>But I see another meaning there, too. I think he's also saying that being considerate of others is …

People are making themselves miserable by trying too hard to be happy

In the wake of global events like Brexit and Donald Trump’s victory, it’s hard for a lot of people to feel happy right now. And according to psychology, we shouldn’t try to fight it.<p>A growing body of research suggests that striving for happiness as an end in itself can be self-defeating. In fact, …

Happiness

Why Narcissism Is a Profoundly Misunderstood Psychological Disorder

The word “narcissist” is used so much these days that you might think we’re in the midst of an epidemic. But pathological narcissism is not just …

How complaining rewires your brain for negativity

Research shows that most people complain once a minute during a typical conversation. Complaining is tempting because it feels good, but like many other things that are enjoyable -- such as smoking or eating a pound of bacon for breakfast -- complaining isn't good for you.<p>Your brain loves …

Happiness

Screaming From The Golden Cage: Heal Anxiety, Depression And Addiction By Embracing The Truth

Dr. Bruce Alexander, professor emeritus of psychology, performed an experiment in the 1970s. His team built two cages for laboratory rats. In one cage a rat was alone and isolated. It couldn't see or touch other rats and had nothing to do. In the other cage called Rat Park, they had good food and …

Drug Addiction

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Four Simple Positive Psychology Interventions That Could Change Your Life

Positive Psychology (PP) is generally considered to be a subfield of psychology. Refreshingly, PP focuses on what is positive about human beings, …

Happiness

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Sick for Attention - Issue 42: Fakes

Marc Feldman has spent more than 25 years studying fakes, but the bespectacled Alabama-based psychiatrist still vividly recalls the woman who …

Breast Cancer

How To Stop Being Lazy And Increase Your Productivity

3Shares<p>ShareEmailComments<p>If you are a student with a homework assignment, a parent with a home project, or a CEO with an important meeting to prepare …

Procrastination

7 signs you are NOT in a toxic relationship

Sometimes women tend to realize quite late they are in toxic relationships.<p>That is why we need a psychologist to bring us down to earth.<p>Aurelia …

health

'The Hare Psychopathy Checklist': The test that will tell you if someone is a sociopath

That sounds like a cheap shot.<p>But Trump does display <i>some</i> of the symptoms clinicians look for when trying to diagnose psychopaths and sociopaths. (Many psychiatrists and criminologists use the terms interchangeably, but experts disagree on whether the two are meaningfully different.) In fact, most …

Psychology

The Weeknd Explains Overcoming Performance Anxiety And ‘The Darkness’ With Sobriety

The Weeknd battled insecurities and a low self esteem earlier in his career that turned out to ultimately work in his favor. The secretive singer dropping all those dope songs was still a mystery to many of his listeners who wanted to know the face or faces behind the songs now viewed as …

Zane Lowe

Artist Makes Optical Illusion Vases That Create Secret Images When Put Together (7 Pics)

There’s more than meets the eye about Greg Payce’s vases, because the true beauty of his work lies not in the ceramic itself but in the empty spaces …

Sextortion: When blind love ends in blackmail

Dating scams involving "sextortion" in Australia have skyrocketed in the past two years, but remain largely underreported and unprosecuted. Now, a …

Sociology

Get Control Of Your Mind By Asking Yourself These Four Questions Every Morning

<b>Ponder upon this question: Are you in control of your mind?</b><p>Think over it seriously. Don’t shrug the question and move forward. Contemplate on it for …

Everyone who can now see your entire internet history, including the taxman, DWP and Food Standards Agency

Organisations including the Food Standards Agency and the Department for Work and Pensions will be able to see UK citizens’ entire internet browsing …

The Uncanny Power of Cell Phones to Disrupt Relationships

How can one person compete with a device linked to everyone you've ever known?<p>Imagine that you are interviewing a candidate for a job in your office. …

Psychology

The 8 Biggest Love And Sex Mistakes I Made In My Early 20s

I don’t know how smart I am now that I'm in my early 30s, but I can tell you with confidence that I am leaps and bounds ahead of where I was in my …

Relationships

Why Your Relationship Isn't Working (According To Your Zodiac Sign)

<b>There’s a reason it isn’t working anymore.</b><p>Let’s be real for a minute: we all have our downfalls. No one is perfect, even if we all think we are. You …

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ES Lifestyle Newsletter<p>If your partner were to "emotionally" cheat on you — that is, have feelings for someone else, but not necessarily do anything …

Relationships

Why true love is the hardest thing to find

When you’re 17 or even 25 it doesn’t really matter who you are or aren’t dating. Most of us are on top of the world and everything is possible. But …