Valentina Piroli

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7 Ways To Reprogram Self-Defeating Thoughts

The quality of our thoughts impacts not only how we behave and interact with the world, but how we see ourselves, and ultimately, what we believe we’re capable of. This is why it’s so important to identify, and work on, self-defeating thoughts, or deeply held beliefs and ideas that are inherently …

Self-help

A BEGINNER’S GUIDE FOR UPGRADING YOUR CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS

The Keys to Becoming a Critical Thinker<p>Each of us tends to perceive and understand the problems, events, and circumstances of our lives somewhat …

Critical Thinking

6 Critical Thinking Questions For Any Situation

While it’s true that critical thinking is a foundation rather than a brick, how you build that foundation depends on the learning process itself: …

Critical Thinking

Plastic Surgeons Are Really Worried About 'Snapchat Dysmorphia'

"Plastic surgeons will be dealing with this for years to come."<p>Ten years ago, a teenager might have come into a plastic surgery clinic clutching a …

Why losing a dog can be harder than losing a relative or friend

Recently, my wife and I went through one of the more excruciating experiences of our lives – the euthanasia of our beloved dog, Murphy. I remember …

How the internet is changing the way we grieve

People don’t die in the same way that they used to. In the past, a relative, friend, partner would pass away, and in time, all that would be left …

Social Media

The 7 Best Presentation Software Tools For Entrepreneurs

Having great ideas, knowing the facts you want to convey and presenting a pitch deck so successfully that you get funded can be very different things. Regardless of the stage of your company, a lot of your success is riding on a few slides.<p>This is something I was reminded when I covered the pitch …

Entrepreneurship

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

How To Create A Brilliant, Creative Résumé That Distinguishes You From Peers

A memorable résumé isn’t only about presentation, but also about what’s included inside its contents.<br>In this helpful career advice piece from …

How To Write 1000 Words In An Hour

When writing this article, I had one goal — type 1000 quality words in 1 hour.<p>A few weeks ago, I got the rare opportunity to have a 20-minute phone …

How to Make a Website that Influences People: 9 Web Design Psychology Tips [Infographic]

Are you looking for ways to improve your business website? Want to use web design psychology to convince more visitors to do business with you?<p>SSls …

Freud's interpretation of why we dream may be wrong — here's what's really going on

Every night of our lives, we become "flagrantly psychotic," according to sleep expert Matthew Walker.<p>Walker is a professor of neuroscience and psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, where he's the director of the sleep and neuroimaging lab, and the author of the recent book "Why We …

University of California

Metaphors can change our opinions in ways we don’t even realize

What has the ability to influence your opinions, in some cases, even more than your own political party? A metaphor, as it turns out.<p>When we think about metaphor, we might think about how we typically learn about metaphor in school: as a poetic device or a rhetorical flourish. But, metaphors are …

Psychology

Here are the top 10 reasons I don't believe in God

<i>The following is an excerpt from</i> Why Are You Atheists So Angry? 99 Things That Piss Off the Godless<i>by Greta Christina. The book is available</i> …

Why LinkedIn Groups Can Be Great for Businesses (and How to Create a Successful One)

LinkedIn Groups do not have a great reputation. Many of them are filled with self-promotion and spam rather than valuable discussions and meaningful …

What is misophonia?

Misophonia is a disorder where people have abnormally strong and negative reactions to the ordinary sounds humans make, such as chewing or …

A Simple Introduction to ANOVA (with applications in Excel)

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Questa immagine mostra la tragedia del consumismo. Ma il cambiamento è possibile

Ho scattato questa foto sull'Atollo di Midway, poco più di otto anni fa. Da allora, la situazione è rimasta la stessa per gli uccelli ma io ho …

Propositi per l’anno nuovo: fidarsi meno, fidarsi meglio

Questo 2017, mi dicono a causa di Saturno che ha colpito sia il mio segno che l'ascendente, è stato duro.<br>Non solo duro, intendiamoci. È stato l'anno …

Can you hear this silent gif bouncing? Here’s why

The phenomenon may be more common than we think<p>Look at this GIF. There’s no sound, but most people who see it hear a “thudding” in their head each time the bouncing structure hits the ground. Why?<p>The answer has to do with how our senses work, says Christopher Fassnidge, a doctoral candidate in …

16 Evergreen Topics to Write About (When You Think You've Run Out of Good Ideas)

Never be at a loss for content ideas ever again.<p>Since I started blogging nearly 4 years ago, I've discovered the joy --and frustration -- of deciding what to write about.<p>Sometimes an idea spontaneously comes to mind and I'm compelled to sit down right there and then and hammer out a post and hit …

Tic-tac: è ora di smetterla con il “bullismo” verso le donne sopra i trenta e il loro orologio biologico

"Fatti togliere subito quella cosa!", ha esclamato la cugina del mio ragazzo dopo aver saputo della mia spirale intrauterina.<p>Dopo qualche bottiglia …

10 Website Mistakes Therapists are Making

As therapists, we all know how important it is to have a good looking and professional website. Often, and probably the vast majority of times, our …

Top 10

Why do we freeze when we're scared?

Why we sometimes become paralyzed with fear.<p>Most people are probably familiar with the classic fight or flight response to a feared stimulus. If a snake were to fall from the ceiling on top of you as you read this, you have two options: fight off the snake or get away from it as quickly as possible.<p>…

Psychology

10 Pinterest Advertising Strategies You Should Be Using Today

Pinterest is often overlooked as a successful marketing channel for businesses, but it can be highly effective.96% of all Pinterest users regularly …

Infographics

Stress-Relieving Benefits of Watching Cute Animal Videos

There are many types of posts people make on social media, and virtually everyone has seen the most popular categories of posts. There are the …

Here's a list of 100 words scientists really want you to stop misusing

by Science Alert September 18, 2017 Hard Science 16717<p>Signe Dean<p>Words and Science<p>Without language, things between humans would get pretty confusing …

Is It Time To Rethink The Scientific Method?

You no longer need to be a billion dollar company to pursue new discoveries<p>Designing an airplane has long been an exercise in tradeoffs. A larger airplane with more powerful engines can hold more people and go farther, but is costlier to run. A smaller one is more cost efficient, but lacks …

New research shows that almost everybody will develop at least one mental disorder

Despite their familiarity, however, these kinds of episodes are typically considered unusual, and even shameful.<p>New research, from our lab and from others around the world, however, suggests mental illnesses are so common that almost everyone will develop at least one diagnosable mental disorder at …

Mental Health