Kaz Brockbank

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5 Behaviours People Call Lazy That Are Actually Signs Of Intelligence, According to Science

The current British heatwave has made marg-sipping, park-lounging, responsibility-avoiding sloths of us all. But if you consider yourself a little on …

Psychology

The Simple but Effective Way to Stop Worrying So Much (It Sounds Ridiculous, But It Actually Works)

Science shows you can contain your worries to 30 minutes each day.<p>"I just can't shut off my brain. I worry so much I can't pay attention to what I'm doing." I hear comments like this in my therapy office on a daily basis. Whether you're constantly worried about money or you just can't stop …

Self-help

25 Small Ways To Say "I Love You" Without Having To Drop An L-Bomb

My partner and I speak very different love languages. They need to hear how I feel on a regular basis, whereas I am all about showing, not telling. …

Relationships

25 ways to rev up your sex life—in the name of health and happiness, of course

These days, science-backed ways to hack your happiness are about as numerous as varieties of leggings: Experts and research suggest carving out 10 …

George Mason

This Is The Psychological Reason Why Some People Are So Hard On Themselves

In her book <i>Edge States,</i> Joan Halifax explains that human beings are transformed when pushed to the boundaries of their understanding, comfort and capability. She attributes this in part to Kazimierz Dabrowski’s theory of positive disintegration, which is the idea that crises and stress are not just …

Psychology

7 Things You'll Notice the Happiest People Always Doing

Here are seven habits of the happiest people, which will make the rest of us perpetually jealous if we don't hop on the wagon and join them.<p>So much has been written about the burgeoning happiness movement within the ever-expanding field of positive psychology, it's hard to keep up.<p>What scientists …

Happiness

5 Lessons Most People Learn Way Too Late in Life

It's best to learn these lessons while you're still young.<p><i>"What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Alyssa Satara, co-founder</b> …

Happiness

8 Ways to Hack Your Morning Routine to Get You Up and Out the Door

<i>This story originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com.</i><p>Even the most die-hard morning people among us may sometimes find that the struggle is …

Time Management

15 Lessons I Learned Because You Broke My Heart

I'm not a love novice. In fact, I am probably more experienced than I should be for my years. I've been married, been divorced, and been in a number of relationships of all different kinds throughout my dating years as a teenager and as an adult.<p>However, none have affected my life more and none …

Relationships

If Your Partner Does These 8 "Awkward" Things Around You, It Means They're Actually All In

Some people make figuring out where they stand in the relationship a lot easier than others. If your partner isn't the direct and …

27 Questions To Ask Over Text When You're Still Getting To Know Your Crush

Texting your crush is arguably one of the easiest and most exciting ways to get to know them. Let's face it: Staying up way later than you intended …

Plot Twist: Chemistry Between 2 People Depends on These 3 Personality Traits

There are few better feelings in the world than experiencing that newfound chemistry with someone you care about. In the early stages of a …

Here's How To Bounce Back After A Really Awful Day At Work, According To Experts

There's nothing quite like a soul-sucking day at work, amirite? Jokes aside, it truly is one of the worst feelings to come home after a rough day or …

11 Signs You’re Depending On Your Relationship To Keep You Happy & Need To Get A Grip

While there’s no denying that being in love and being in a relationship is pretty great, it’s still important to have a fantastic life outside of …

Here's What Happens When You Love Someone More Than They Love You, According To Experts

One thing that I've learned over the years, through lots of relationships both good and bad, is that one of the most important factors in …

Relationships

When Your Child Gets Angry: Here's Your Gameplan

<i>"The truth about rage is that it only dissolves when it is really heard and understood, without reservation." - Carl Rogers</i>Many parents send an angry …

7 Ways To Tell If You're In Love With Someone Vs. If You Love Them Unconditionally

When you're in love with someone, it's not uncommon to think that you're in a relationship of unconditional love. But according to experts, that's …

How to Talk to Little Kids

There are some who receive the title of “Fun Aunt/Uncle [Name]” with every child they hang out with. And there are others who feel awkward around …

7 Ways Being Alone Changes Your Brain, According To Science

Social isolation isn't known to be great for the body. Being alone a lot has been shown to increase everything from muscle tension to immune system …

This Study Confirms How Important Forgiveness Is. Here's How To Do It

Forgiveness isn't always easy: If someone has hurt you, you may carry feelings of anger and bitterness for a long time. And forgiving <i>yourself</i> for …

Are You Married to a Jerk?

It happens to a lot of people. We fall in love. The romantic phase can blind you to your partner's imperfections. Unfortunately, later you may …

Self-help

What Are Stressors?

Of course, you've heard about stress and may have even experienced a good amount of it already today. But do you know what the difference is between …

3 Signs Your S.O. May Be Complacent in Your Relationship (and How to Fix It)

Complacency is rarely listed as a top cause of divorce or separation. At first glance, the word doesn't seem as threatening as other more dire terms …

9 Tips on How to Help a Victim of Domestic Violence

If you know or suspect that someone is a victim of domestic violence, you might feel clueless about the best way to help. Don't let fear of saying …

How To Raise Brave Kids Without Bullying Them

Parents can help children be brave without looking like a bully, by offering encouragement with a major dose of empathy and love.<p>It’s difficult to …

Coping with the Chaos of Life

Why do bad things happen to good people.<p>We can be going about our day, when suddenly the randomness of life takes over. No matter how big or strong …

9 Interesting Personality Traits All People Who Have Success With Love Have In Common

There really is no one way to be or act in a relationship. We're all so different, and we all bring unique aspects of ourselves to the table, so if …

The Three Levels of Self-Awareness

Self-awareness is like great sex: everyone thinks they have a ton of it, but in reality no one knows what the fuck they’re doing.The fact is that the …

How to Tell Someone You Only Wanna Hook Up

Master the fine art of managing (sexy) expectations.<p>Every woman who has dated men has at some point said something to the tune of: “If only he had just let me know up front that he wasn’t looking for anything serious.” Sometimes it’s the opposite: “I didn’t realize he was so into me; I thought we …

To Be More Likable and Make a Great First Impression, Science Says First Do 1 Thing

And then you can almost guarantee the people you meet will like you.<p>If you want to make a great first impression -- and why wouldn't you? -- you know there are basic steps you can take: Smile, make eye contact, listen more than you talk, ask questions about the other person. Anyone can do those …

Self-improvement